Use Case

This integration allows collecting topology from SolarWinds VIM to create topology in OBM (RTSM). The template name is SolarWinds VIM topology to OBM topology (OA).

Requirements

Integration Requirements


SolarWinds

Operations Agent

Authentication

  • Username and Password

  • N/A

Permissions

  • Basic Privileges

  • N/A

Environment

  • N/A

Network Requirements


Direction (Port)

Communication

  • ZigiOps → SolarWinds (17778)

  • ZigiOps → Operations Agent (30005)

Actions

VMware Topology

This action sends HTTP requests on a scheduled interval to collect topology data from SolarWinds to create configuration items, like "nt," "unix," "host_node," "virtualization_layer," "vmware_esx_server," "vmware_cluster," "vmware_datacenter," and "vcenter_ops_system" in OBM (RTSM).

Topology Model

Below is the default topology model that this integration template creates.

Data Mapping

Below is the default data mapping for this integration template.

Integration Action

Source Topology Entity

Target CI Name (Type)

Target CI Attributes

VMware Topology

orion.vm.vcenters

Host Node (host_node)

Windows (nt) / Unix (unix)

name, description, data_externalid, primary_dns_name

Virtualization Layer Software (virtualization_layer)

name, description, discovered_product_name, product_name, version, root_container_name

VMware ESX Server (vmware_esx_server)

name, description, data_externalid, primary_dns_name

VMware Cluster (vmware_cluster)

name, description, data_externalid

VMware Datacenter (vmware_datacenter)

name, description, data_externalid

VMware vCenter Operations Manager System (vcenter_ops_system)

name, description, data_externalid, display_label