Setup

Add Men and Mice Endpoint

  1. Login to vRA tenant
  2. Click on the Catalog tab
  3. Request the Add Men and Mice Endpoint vRA Catalog Item
  4. Fill out the form accordingly (see below) and Submit
Add Men and Mice Endpoint
Add Men and Mice Endpoint

FieldValue
Configuration label

No spaces, periods, nor special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label that does NOT contain {tenantName}_

Version

Men & Mice version

Hostname

Men & Mice FQDN

HTTPS?

Select whether or not the Men & Mice is HTTPS

Port

Men & Mice port number

Credential Configuration for Men and Mice Endpoint
Create credential?

Check the checkbox to create a new credential.

Uncheck the checkbox to use an existing credential.

Credential

Shown when 'Create credential?' is not checked

Select the appropriate credential from an existing list of credentials

Credential Configuration label

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

No spaces, periods, nor special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label that does NOT contain {tenantName}_

Username

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

Username that has necessary permissions

Password

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

User's password

IPAM Configuration
Device custom properties

Add in any custom device properties (e.g. comments) used for Men & Mice IPAM

This field is templatable. Click the link below to view documentation on the SovLabs Template Engine

SovLabs Template Engine page

Add IPAM Profile

  1. Login to vRA tenant
  2. Click on the Catalog tab
  3. Request the Add IPAM Profile vRA Catalog Item
  4. Fill out the form accordingly (see below) and Submit
Add IPAM Profile
Add IPAM Profile

FieldValue
Configuration label

No spaces, periods, nor special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label that does NOT contain {tenantName}_

Description

Optional

Description of IPAM profile

IPAM type

Select 'Men and Mice' as the IPAM type

Provider host

Auto-generated list after an IPAM type is selected. If nothing is available, please make sure to have added an IPAM endpoint

Select the desired Men and Mice Endpoint

Subnets, Gateways and Network names

Type in a subnet and its gateway and network name (all comma separated) into the input field (e.g. 10.0.0.0/24, 10.0.0.1, networkName)

Subnet: X.X.X.X/CIDR

Gateway: X.X.X.X (optional)

Network Name: Corresponds to the VMware port group name in vCenter to be configured on the VM for this nic. Please refer to your vCenter configuration to identify what this value should be (vSphere Client > Networking > Portgroups)

Network Mask: Optional / Can be templated

This field is templatable. Click the link below to view documentation on the SovLabs Template Engine

SovLabs Template Engine page
Excluded IPs

Enter all IPs to be excluded (e.g. 10.0.0.1)

NIC number

Enter in a NIC number (0-9) for this IPAM profile

Primary DNS

Input Primary DNS

Secondary DNS

Input Secondary DNS

DNS suffix

Input DNS suffix

DNS search suffix

Comma separate values

Input DNS search suffix(es)

Primary WINS

Input Primary WINS

Secondary WINS

Input Secondary WINS