Connect a Managed Instance

Required User Role: Director Administrator

For more information about using Director to monitor your instances, see Director Deployments.

Before you begin:

  1. Confirm the instance you want to connect to Director is running the same version as Director. You must run the same version of on your entire Director deployment, including Director and all managed instances that you connect to Director. Director cannot communicate with managed instances that are running a different version of

  2. Generate API keys for an administrator on the instance you want to manage with Director, as described in Generate API Keys in the User Guide.

To connect a instance to Director:

  1. Log in to Director via the user interface.

  2. Click Managed Instances.

    The Instances page appears.

  3. Click the Add button.

    The Add Instance page appears.

  4. Configure the options for the managed instance. For more information, see Managed Instance Settings.

    1. In the Name box, type a name for the instance.

    2. In the Port box, type the HTTPS port (typically, 443).

    3. In the IP Address box, type the IP address.

    4. (Optional) In the Description box, type a description.

    5. In the Access Key box, type the API access key for an administrator.

    6. In the Secret Key box, type the API secret key for an administrator.

    7. (Optional) To verify that the IP address entered in the IP Address option matches the CommonName (CN) presented in the SSL certificate from the instance, enable the Verify Hostname toggle.

    8. (Optional) To use the proxy configured in Director for communication with the instance, enable the Use Proxy toggle.

  5. Click Submit. Director saves your configuration.

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