Installing the Management Pack (Cohesity)

The Management Pack for Cohesity is installed using a .pak file.


  1. Save the .pak file in a temporary location.
  2. Log in to vRealize Operations as an admin user.
  3. From the top navigation bar, select Administration. In the left panel, the default Solutions view will be selected. In the right panel, click the Addicon.

    If you are using vROps 7.5, Solutions will have two subcategories: Configuration and Repository. Select Repository and scroll down to Other Management Packs and select Add a Management Pack to install a new management pack. Refer to the second screenshot below if needed.

    vROps versions 7 and lower:

    Solutions Screen

    vROps version 7.5:

  4. The Add Solution window will appear. Browse to the location of the saved .pak file, then click Upload.

    Add Solution Window
  5. Click Next when the upload has finished.
  6. Read and accept the End User License Agreement (EULA), then click Next.
  7. Click Finish when the installation process is complete.

The installation utility creates the cohesity_adapter3 folder and cohesity_adapter3.jar file in the $VCOPS_BASE/user/plugins/inbound folder. See: Management Pack Files and Folders (Cohesity) for more information.

What to do next

Licensing the Management Pack (Cohesity)