NetIQ Cloud Manager lets you build a cloud, deliver utility computing, and unify your heterogeneous IT infrastructure with NetIQ cloud management.
Operations Center integrates with NetIQ Cloud Manager to allow you to monitor and manage the following objects:
Use the Cloud Manager adapter to:
Create Service Configurations to link IT infrastructure to your service models.
Dynamically create Service Level Objectives based on Cloud Manager information.
The following topics describe integrating to NetIQ Cloud Manager:
To integrate NetIQ Cloud Manager:
If integrating with a NetIQ Cloud Manager Server configured with SSL, do the following:
Do one of the following on the NetIQ Cloud Manager server to export the certificate based on your IDS:
If using NCSS, issue the following command from the /opt/netiq/cloudmanager/deploy/ncss/security/nscc/sam/ directory:
keytool -export -alias s1as -storepass password -file ncmserver.cer -keystore samKeystore.jks
If using LDAP, issue the following command from the /opt/netiq/cloudmanager/deploy/ncss/security/nscc/sam/ directory:
keytool -export -alias s1as -storepass password -file ncmserver.cer -keystore ncmKeystore.jks
Where, password is changeit by default if not previously modified, or the password for your own CA.
On the Operations Center server, do the following to setup authentication with the Cloud Manager server:
From the location where Java is running, issue the following command to import the ncmserver certificate into the existing cacerts file:
keytool -import -keystore cacerts -alias ncmserver -file ncmserver.cer
When prompted, specify the password for the certificate or your CA. The default password is changeit if not previously modified.
Also be sure to import this into the java cacerts that Operations Center is using. To find out which one is being used, run the Configuration Manager to see what directory it is.
Issue the following command to view the contents of the certificates and confirm that the Cloud Manager server certificate is added:
keytool -list -keystore cacerts
Restart the Operations Center server.
Create an NetIQ Cloud Manager adapter.
For instructions, see Section 2.1, Creating an Adapter.
Modify the adapter properties.
For property descriptions, see Section A.23, NetIQ Cloud Manager.
A sample service configuration is provided to help get you started with creating business service views for the Cloud Manager installation. This sample service configuration:
Builds a service configuration hierarchy for an element under.
Links PlateSpin Orchestrate VMs to Cloud Manager workloads under Business Groups.
Dynamically creates Service Level Agreements and Objectives based on Cloud Manager data by using the /OperationsCenter_install_path/database/scripts/ncm/setoffer.fs script. This is configured in the Scripting section of the Modeling Policies in the service configuration.
Uses a Join Rule named Workload to VM to join workloads in Cloud Manager and VMs within the PlateSpin Orchestrate Adapter. The VMName property in Cloud Manager and the objectId property in PlateSpin Orchestrate are used in the join rule.
To fully implement the sample service configuration, you’ll need to import the configuration and then customize to integrate to the data provided by your adapters.
To setup the sample service configuration:
To create a service model, do the following:
From the Explorer pane, click to expand.
Right-clickand select .
Define the service model as required.
For more information about creating service models, see the Operations Center Service Modeling Guide.
Right-click the new service model, and select> .
For more information about importing and working with service configurations, see the Operations Center Service Modeling Guide.
Browse to /OperationsCenter_install_path/database/examples/ncmServiceView.svcconf.xml and click .
A sample service configuration is created under the service model.
Right-click the service model, and select> . The Definition Editor opens.
For more information about editing service configurations, see the Operations Center Service Modeling Guide.
Do the following to configure the service configuration further:
Change the Structure element to point to the NetIQ Cloud Manager Adapter.
Typically, select Business Groups as the starting point for Structure. In the Definition Navigator, click the> object. Click the icon for and browse to select > Cloud Manager Adapter > . Click .
Change the Source element to point to your PlateSpin Orchestrate Adapter.
In the Definition Navigator, click the> object. Click the icon for and browse to select > PlateSpin Orchestrate Adapter > . Click .
To run the service configuration, click.
Virtual machines begin to correlate to workloads within your service models. Service Level Objectives are defined for any workloads that have SLOs defined in Cloud Manager. This data can to be surfaced within the dashboard after configuring the associated portlets.
Service Level Agreement and Objective data can be used by the SLA Compliance Availability Status Report porlet in the dashboard to view the health of your Cloud Manager workloads. For more information on this portlet, see the Operations Center Dashboard Guide.