Updating vCenter Credentials on Contrail Command

Contrail Networking Release 1910 supports the Contrail vCenter Fabric Manager (CVFM) plugin. With this release, the CVFM plugin is installed when you install the Contrail Command user interface (UI).

You can enable this plugin:

For more information, see Deploying Contrail vCenter Fabric Manager Plugin.

Procedure

You can also update vCenter credentials or override the configuration of the CVFM plugin after you have enabled the plugin. These steps provide instructions to update vCenter credentials from Contrail Command.

  1. Procedure

    For Contrail Networking Release 2008 and later,

    1. Navigate to Infrastructure>External Systems.

      The External Systems page is displayed.

    2. Click Add Orchestrator and select Manage vCenter from the list.

      The Deploy vCenter page is displayed.

    Procedure

    For releases prior to Contrail Networking Release 2008,

    1. Navigate to Infrastructure>Cluster page.

      The Overview tab is displayed.

    2. Click Manage vCenter in the Control Nodes widget.

      The Deploy vCenter page is displayed.

  2. You can update the following fields:

    Table 79: Update vCenter Information

     

    Field

    Description

    vCenter Server (For Contrail Networking Release 2008 and later.)

    vCenter IP Address (For releases prior to Contrail Networking Release 2008.)

    Edit the vCenter IP address.

    Data Center Name

    Edit the name of the data center under vCenter that CVFM will work on.

    Username

    Edit the vCenter user name.

    Password

    Update the vCenter password.

    Select Control Nodes

    Select control node(s) from the Affected Nodes list.

  3. Click Update.

    The credentials are updated.