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EfficientIP

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This topics describes the prerequisites and the process for setting up the EfficientIP SOLIDserver as your third-party Internet Protocol Address Management (IPAM) system.

Before you begin

  • Ensure that you have SOLIDserver DDI configured in your network.
  • Ensure that the TrueSight Orchestration CDP, activity peer (AP), or lightweight activity peer (LAP) are installed on the same host.

Configuring TrueSight Orchestration for SOLIDserver

  1. Activate the required adapter by performing the following steps:
    1. Open a web browser session and log into to the TrueSight Orchestration Grid Manager using the following format:

      http://<BAO_SERVER>:<WEB_PORT>/baocdp
    2. Add the required adapters to the grid:
      1. Select Application > Grid Manager.
      2. Select Manage > Adapters.
      3. Select the following adapters from the left-hand table, and click Add to Grid:
        • ro-adapter-command-line
        • ro-adapter-file
    3. Configure the adapters on the grid:
      1. Select Manage > Adapters.
      2. Open the ro-adapter-command-line adapter for configuration (click Configure if configuring for the first time, or click the name of the adapter).
      3. Enter the adapter name and description in the appropriate fields, and click OK.
      4. Repeat for the ro-adapter-file adapter.
    4. Enable the adapters on the grid:
      1. Select Manage > Peers, and select the peer from the list.
      2. Click the Edit selected Peer icon, and click Enable.
      3. Select ro-adapter-command-line and ro-adapter-file from the list and click OK.
      4. Click OK to save the changes.
  2. Activate the required IPAM modules by performing the following steps:
    1. Select Manage > Modules.
    2. Select the following IPAM modules from the left-hand table:
      • AO-AD-VitalQIP
      • AutoPilot-OA-IP-Address-Management
      • BMC-SA-BBNA-IP-Address-Management

    3. Click Activate.
  3. Configure the required modules by performing the following steps:
    1. Configure the AutoPilot-OA-IP-Address-Management module:
      1. Select Manage > Modules.
      2. Click the AutoPilot-OA-IP-Address-Management module link in the right-hand table.
      3. Navigate to Configuration > IP_Address_Management > VitalQIP.
      4. Provide the following details:
        • adapter_name: Same name as used in the ro-adapter-command-line adapter.
        • file_adapter_name: Same name as used in the ro-adapter-file adapter.
        • organization: As per the VitalQIP setup.
        • password: Password of the VitalQIP server.
        • temp_folder_path: Temporary file path, for example, C:\temp.
        • username: User name for the VitalQIP server.
      5. Click OK.
    2. Configure the BMC-SA-BBNA-IP-Address-Management module:
      1. Select Manage > Modules.
      2. Click the BMC-SA-BBNA-IP-Address-Management link in the right-hand table.
      3. Navigate to Configuration > IP_Address_Management, and click Configuration_Name in the configuration tree.
      4. Specify VitalQIP in the Value field.
      5. Click OK.
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