This topic describes the tasks involved in setting up your VMware Data Services Manager deployment on VMware vSphere.
Certain deployment tasks are performed by the Provider Administrator, others by an Organization Administrator. Some tasks are performed in vCenter, while others are performed in the VMware Data Services Manager console.
Meet the Hardware and Software Requirements.
Review High Availability concepts, and determine if you want to deploy the Provider in HA mode.
The Provider Administrator performs the following tasks to deploy and configure the VMware Data Services Manager service control plane:
The Organization Administrator performs the following tasks to deploy and onboard an Agent with VMware Data Services Manager:
Refer to Configuring Provider High Availability if you want to deploy the Provider in High Availability mode.
After both the Provider VM and an Agent VM are deployed and an Agent has been onboarded with VMware Data Services Manager, the service is available for Organization users to provision a database.