After you integrate vRealize Operations Manager into the VMware Cloud Foundation environment, you can use the vRealize Operations Manager to direct workload placement.

UI Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation cloud services console at https://<vra_cluster_fqdn>/csp/gateway/portal with a user assigned the Cloud Assembly administrator service role.
  2. Under My services​​, click Cloud Assembly​​.
  3. Click the Infrastructure tab.
  4. In the left pane, select Configure > Cloud zones.
  5. On the Cloud zones page, click the card of the cloud zone for the account region.
  6. On the Summary tab, update these settings, and click Save.
    Setting Value
    Placement policy Advanced
    Fallback to default on advanced policy failure Enabled
  7. Repeat this procedure for each cloud zone.

PowerShell Procedure

  1. Start Windows 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 = ""
    $sddcManagerUser = "administrator@vsphere.local"
    $sddcManagerPass = "VMw@re1!"
    $sddcDomainName = "sfo-w01"
    $vraUser = "configadmin"
    $vrPass = "VMw@re1!"
  3. Perform the configuration by running the command in the PowerShell console.

    Update-vRACloudAccountZone -server $sddcManagerFqdn -user $sddcManagerUser -pass $sddcManagerPass -domain $sddcDomainName -vraUser $vraUser -vraPass $vrPass -placementPolicy ADVANCED