You can use the lmvutil command with the --join option to join a pod to the pod federation.

Syntax

lmvutil --join joinServer serveraddress --userName domain\username --password password

Usage Notes

You must use this command on each pod that you want to join to the pod federation. You can run the command on any View Connection Server instance in the pod that you want to join to the pod federation.

This command returns an error message if you provide invalid credentials, the specified View Connection Server instance does not exist, a pod federation does not exist on the specified join server, or the command cannot complete the join operation.

Options

You must specify several options when you join a pod to a pod federation.

Table 1. Options for Joining a Pod to a Pod Federation

Option

Description

--joinServer

Specifies the DNS name or IP address of any View Connection Server instance in any pod that has been initialized or is already part of the pod federation.

--userName

Specifies the name of a View administrator user on the already initialized pod. Use the format domain\username.

--password

Specifies the password of the user specified in the --userName option.

Example

lmvutil --authAs adminEast --authDomain domainEast --authPassword "*" --join --joinServer 123.456.789.1 --userName domainCentral\adminCentral --password secret123