Register SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere

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You should register the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere in BlueXP for the datastores and virtual machines to be displayed in BlueXP. Only a user with administrative access can register the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere.

Note You can register multiple SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere. However, once registered, you cannot remove the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere.
Steps
  1. In BlueXP UI, click Protection > Backup and recovery > Virtual Machines.

  2. From the Settings drop-down, click SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere.

  3. Click Register SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere.

  4. Specify the following details:

    1. In the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere field, specify the FQDN or IP address of the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere.

    2. In the Port field, specify the port number on which the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere is running.

      You should ensure that the port is open for communication to happen between SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere and Cloud Backup for Virtual Machines.

    3. In the Username and Password field, specify the credentials of the user with the administrator role.

  5. Click Register.

After you finish

Click Backup and recovery > Virtual Machines to view all the datastores and virtual machines that are eligible for protection using the registered SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere.