Integrating SolarWinds with BetterCloud

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When integrating a new application with your BetterCloud instance, the overall installation process is consistent. However, each integration is different, and may require varying levels and types of authentication. This article provides instructions for configuring and collecting all the information you need in order to add the SolarWinds integration in BetterCloud. 

BetterCloud requires the following authentication information when integrating with SolarWinds:

  • API Token

Authentication 

When adding the SolarWinds integration you must enter a API Token

To generate an API token, please take the following steps within your SolarWinds account:

On the top left corner, click the menu button

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From the dropdown list of menu items, select 'Setup' 

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 On the setup menu, select 'Users & Access' and then select 'Users' from the dropdown

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From the list of users, select your (the admin) name to open up your profile

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In the user profile, click the 'Action' drop down on the right corner of the page and select 'Generate JSON Web Token' to generate a token

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Copy your Token by selecting 'Copy'

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In BetterCloud, click on the "Install" button to install SolarWinds.

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In the modal:

1. Enter a 'Name' for your SolarWInds Integration.

2. Enter 'Bearer' and paste your Token with a space between.

3. Click 'Install' to install your new integration.

 

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