Jan 21

Steps to unregister and register TSMVEplugin to vCenter Server

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Question

Unable to connect to TDP for VMware plugin from vCenter Server after IP address was changed of the server TDP VEplugin is installed. >>> The following error occurred while downloading the script plugin from http://(old IP address of TDPVE plugin server):9080/TsmVMwareUI/plugin/config.xml: Unable to connect to the remote server <<<
How can I re-register new IP address to vCenter Server?

Answer

1. From the machine where the TSM for VE plugin is installed, click Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services.

2. Right-click IBM WebSphere Application Server V7.0 – TSMVEplugin and click Stop.
3. Close the vCenter client
4. From the machine where the TSM for VE plugin is installed, in the command line go to the following directory: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Tivoli\TDPVMware\VmwarePlugin
5. Run the unregister_vcenter.cmd using the following syntax:
unregister_vcenter.cmd <vcenter hostname> <vcenter user ID> <vcenter user pw> <old IP address>
6. Run the register_vcenter.cmd: register_vcenter.cmd <vcenter hostname> <vcenter user ID> <vcenter user pw> 9080
7. Restart the eWas service.
8. Open the vCenter client, check to see if the plugin can be opened.

written by Bosse