To provide name translation and resolution between the protected and recovery VMware Cloud Foundation instances for VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle, configure the domain search parameters on the VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle appliance.

UI Procedure

  1. Log in to VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle by using a Secure Shell (SSH) client at <aria_suite_lifecycle_fqdn> as root.
  2. Reconfigure DNS on the VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle appliance.

    1. Edit the /etc/systemd/resolved.conf file.

      vi /etc/systemd/resolved.conf
    2. Modify the DNS entry according to your VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook, and save the file.

      Note:

      You add space-separated entries for the additional VMware Cloud Foundation instance.

  3. Reconfigure domain search on the VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle appliance.

    1. Edit the /etc/systemd/resolved.conf file.

      vi /etc/systemd/resolved.conf
    2. Modify the Domains entry according to your VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook, and save the file.

      Note:

      You add space-separated domains.

  4. Restart the DNS resolver service.

    systemctl restart systemd-resolved

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!"
    
    $dnsServers = "172.16.11.4 172.17.11.4"
    $dnsSearchDomains = "rainpole.io"
  3. Perform the configuration by running the command in the PowerShell console.

    Set-vRSLCMDnsConfig -server $sddcManagerFqdn -user $sddcManagerUser -pass $sddcManagerPass -dnsServers $dnsServers -dnsSearchDomains $dnsSearchDomains