To complete the configuration process for the Orchestrator server, you must import the vCenter Server license. The set of plug-ins delivered with Orchestrator does not require a license. If you add a plug-in that requires a license, you must import the license.

Import the SSL certificate for the licensed vCenter Server host. See Import the vCenter Server SSL Certificate.

1

Log in to the Orchestrator configuration interface as vmware.

2

Click Licenses.

3

On the vCenter Server License tab, specify the details about the vCenter Server host on which Orchestrator must verify the license key.

a

In the Host text box, type the IP address or the DNS name of the vCenter Server host.

b

In the Port text box, leave the default value, 443.

c

(Optional) Select the Secure channel check box to establish a secure connection to the vCenter Server host.

d

In the Path text box, use the default value, /sdk.

This is the location of the SDK that you use to connect to your vCenter Server instance.

e

In the User name and Password text boxes, type the credentials that Orchestrator must use to establish the connection to vCenter Server.

The user you select must be a valid user with administrative privileges on your vCenter Server, preferably at the top of the vSphere tree structure.

4

(Optional) To view details, click License details.

5

(Optional) If the version of your vCenter Server is earlier than version 4.0, you must add the license key manually.

a

Click the Add vCenter Server license manually radio button.

b

In the Serial number text box, type your vCenter Server license key.

6

Click Apply changes.

7

(Optional) To view details, click the name of the imported license.

8

Start the Orchestrator server.

The Orchestrator server is now configured correctly.