I need create a discovery job on ProSphere to integrate with a number of vCenter servers. I have successfully done this for 1 vCenter server by logging in through remote desktop and creating ProSphere user. However for all the other vCenter servers the discovery job is failing because of incorrect user credientials. And now the original job is failing too.
Is there a guide on how to setup ProSphere user for a vCenter server? What are the rules?
For virtual infrastructure discovery, ProSphere requires:
◆ Assignment of individual ESX credentials or assignment of VirtualCenter credentials. In either case, Read-only permissions must be included, with the addition of Browse Datastore and StorageViews—View permissions. These
credentials are entered as VMware Infrastructure credentials in ProSphere. The EMC ProSphere Administrator Guide provides instructions for creating discovery access credentials.
◆ Unblocked access to the IP address of the Web Services interface on all VMware ESX and VirtualCenter servers to discover.
Page 97 of the Administrator guide when you create an access credential with the type VMware Infrastructure to discover virtual hosts vCenter, the username you specify must be a user name that has “storage