Set up the Metering Manager

Follow these steps to set up the ThinkAgile CP Metering Manager.

  1. Log on to your ThinkAgile CP Cloud Controller Management Portal account.
  2. Navigate to the Lenovo Cloud Marketplace Screen capture of the Download icon and select the Metering Manager — Lenovo Template.
    Figure 1. Metering Manager in the Lenovo Cloud Marketplace

    A dialog box opens. Click on the Download Template button to continue the process.

  3. Configure the template with the following parameters:
    • Save to — the target VDC (in this example: ACME Labs)


      If you do not select a VDC, the template is saved under Applications > Organization Templates.

    • Template Name — a custom name for the Metering Manager template

    • Description — a custom description for the Metering Manager template

    • Provisioning — allocate CPU cores and memory

    Figure 2. Download Template Options

  4. Click Save Application Template to start downloading the Metering Manager template.
  5. Navigate to Applications > Organization Templates or to VDC Templates for the VDC where you downloaded and saved the template.
  6. Next to ThinkAgile CP Metering Manager, click New Instance.
    Figure 3. Create a New Instance of the Metering Manager

  7. Configure the following parameters for the template instance:
    • Virtual Datacenter

    • Storage Pool

    • Compute Migration Zone

    • Network Settings:

      • vNIC

      • Networking Mode

      • Network

  8. Click on Create Instance to launch a new Metering Manager instance. An IP address is assigned to the application.