Before adding the management domain vCenter Server in the additional VMware Cloud Foundation instance to VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle, you must add the password for the corresponding application-to-application service account for communication from VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle to vSphere.

You add the password for management domain vCenter Server in the additional VMware Cloud Foundation instance to the locker of the VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle instance in the first VMware Cloud Foundation instance.

UI Procedure

  1. Log in to VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle at https://<aria_suite_lifecycle_fqdn> as vcfadmin@local.
  2. On the My services page, click Locker.
  3. In the navigation pane, click Passwords.

  4. On the Passwords page, click Add.

    The Add password page appears.

  5. Configure the password for management domain vCenter Server in the additional VMware Cloud Foundation instance according to your values in the VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook, optionally, enter a password description, and click Add.

PowerShell Procedure

  1. Start PowerShell.

  2. Replace the values in the sample code with values from your VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook and run the commands in the PowerShell console.

    $sddcManagerFqdn = "sfo-vcf01.sfo.rainpole.io"
    $sddcManagerUser = "administrator@vsphere.local"
    $sddcManagerPass = "VMw@re1!"
    
    $ssoUserAlias = "svc-xint-vrslcm01-lax-m01-vc01"
    $ssoUserPassword = "VMw@re1!"
    $ssoUsername = "svc-xint-vrslcm01-lax-m01-vc01@vsphere.local"
  3. Perform the configuration by running the command in the PowerShell console.

    New-vRSLCMLockerPassword -server $sddcManagerFqdn -user $sddcManagerUser -pass $sddcManagerPass -alias $ssoUserAlias -password $ssoUserPassword -userName $ssoUsername