If the partner solutions's management console does not provide a mechanism to register the solution with NSX Manager, you must register the solution manually.

1

Log in to the vSphere Web Client.

2

Click Networking & Security and then click Service Definitions.

3

Click the New Service Definition (add) icon.

4

Type a name and version for the service that you are inserting.

5

Select the service manager and type a description for the service.

Your service manager manages your services in the NSX environment.

6

Select the deployment mechanism for the solution.

7

Add the required attributes by clicking the New Attribute (add) icon.

8

Click Next and select the service categories within which you want to add the solution.

9

Click Next.

The Configure Service Manager page is displayed only if you selected New Service Manager in step 5.

10

On the Configure service manager page, configure the service manager for the service you are adding.

a

Type a name and description for the service manager.

b

In Administrative URL, type the URL of the solution provider's service manager.

c

In Base API URL, type the URL of the web site where the service manager's REST APIs are available and the thumbprint of the service manager.

d

In Credentials, type the username and password for logging in to the service manager.

e

In Vendor Details, type the solution provider's ID and name.

f

Click Next.

11

On the Add service configuration page, click the New Service Definition (add) icon to add one or more service configurations.

12

Click Next.

13

On the Add profile configuration page, add one or more service profiles.

a

Type the configuration ID, name, and description for the profile.

b

Add one or more attributes by clicking the New Attribute (add) icon.

c

Click OK.

d

On the Add profile configuration page, click Next.

14

Select the required transports and click Next.

15

Review settings and click Finish.

Deploy the solution.