3.4.1. Adding an existing MetaDefender Vault instance

The following guideline describes how to add an existing MetaDefender Vault instance to OPSWAT Central Management.

  1. Go to the MetaDefender Vault management page under Inventory in the sidebar.

  2. Click the ADD VAULT button in the top right panel.


  3. The dialog Add VAULT will be opened and then select the Add an existing Vault button.


  4. Fill the proper inputs and then click the TEST CONNECTION button to check the connection status.


    • Name: The name you want to assign to the new Vault instance

    • API Key: The API Key of the Vault instance to authenticate the request

      In order to access or modify the configuration or license settings of the instance, the input API Key should have the corresponding permission.

    • Server Address: The address of the Vault instance

  5. The dialog will be closed and the Vault page will be reloaded automatically if the result is successful.


The status of the Vault is Connected after fetching the version of this Vault successfully.