Manually add machine assets

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This page describes how you can manually add to Migration Center Collector the IP addresses of the machines that you want to collect data from.

After you define the asset IPs and assign them to a valid credential, Migration Center Collector can automatically start collecting usage and performance data.

Before you begin

Manual entry

If you have a limited number of assets, you can manually add them to your credential in Migration Center Collector.

To manually add an asset to a credential, follow these steps:

  1. From the top of the screen, click Add assets > Machine > Enter IP addresses.
  2. From the dropdown menu, select the credential that you want to add your asset to.
  3. Enter the name, IP address, and OS type of your asset.
  4. Optionally, modify the asset credentials by selecting the asset-specific credentials from the dropdown. These will override the global credential to which the asset is assigned.
  5. To finish, click Save.

CSV upload

You can upload your assets details in bulk by filling in the data in a pre-formatted CSV.

  1. From the top of the screen, click Add assets > Machine > Upload CSV of IP addresses.
  2. From the dropdown menu, select the credentials group you want to add your assets to.
  3. To download the pre-formatted CSV template, click Download template.
  4. Use the template to fill in the details of your assets with a CSV editor.
  5. Upload your CSV file.
  6. To finish, click Save.

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