A compute cluster is a combination of sites managed by a regional or central site.

Procedure

  1. Click Domains under Infrastructure Automation.
  2. Click the Compute Cluster icon.
  3. Click Add.
    The Add Domain page appears.
  4. On the Add Domain page, provide the required information.
    Field Description
    Enabled Whether the site is enabled and available for operations. If the site is not enabled, no operation can be performed on the site.
    Name The name of the site.
    Min no. of Hosts Minimum number of hosts required for the site. The number of hosts cannot be less than 4 or more than 64.
    Parent Site The regional site or central site that manages the cluster. Select from the list.
    Location The location of the compute cluster.
    Search Type the keyword to search a location.
    Latitude Latitude of the compute cluster location. The details are automatically added when you select the location. You can also modify the latitude manually.
    Longitude Longitude of the compute cluster location. The details are automatically added when you select the location. You can also modify the longitude manually.
    Licenses Not applicable.
  5. Add the Switch Configuration information. Click plus icon to add more switches and uplinks.
    Field Description
    Switch The name of the switch.
    Uplinks

    Select the network interface card (NIC) for the compute cluster under Uplinks.

    Note: A cell site requires minimum two NICs to communicate. This should match the actual configuration across all ESXi servers.
  6. Add the Networks information.
    Note: For vMotion and vSAN, the IP pool should be equal to the total number of ESXi hosts.
    Field Description
    Name The name of the network.
    Network Type The type of the network.
    vLAN vLAN ID for the network.
    MTU MTU length (in bytes) for the network.
    Prefix Length Prefix length for each packet for the network.
    Gateway Address The gateway address for the network.
    Network Address The address for the network.