Install and configure the components of Telco Cloud Platform RAN in the same sequence that is described in this guide.

The following tables describe the high-level process for deploying and configuring the platform.
Table 1. Telco Cloud Platform RAN Infrastructure

Step

Component

Deployment Process

1

Compute vCenter Server

Includes:

  • Installation

  • General configuration

  • Compute cluster configuration

  • Network configuration

  • SR-IOV Configuration

Table 2. Telco Cloud Automation

Step

Component

Deployment process

1

Telco Cloud Automation

Includes:

  • Downloading the Installer OVA

  • Deploying Telco Cloud Automation and Telco Cloud Automation-Control Plane (TCA-CP) nodes

  • Deploying the Installer OVA in the vSphere Client

  • Activating Your Appliances - TCA-CP and TCA Manager

  • Configuring the Appliances - TCA-CP and TCA Manager

  • Integrating TCA Infrastructure Automation with Compute Workload Domain

  • Deploying Tanzu Kubernetes Clusters

Note: When deploying VMware Telco Cloud Automation 2.1, Telco Cloud Platform RAN requires specific drivers. For more information, see KB87936.

Table 3. Operations Management

Step

Component

Deployment process

1

vRealize Orchestrator

Installation and configuration

2

Telco Cloud Service Assurance

Installation and configuration

3

vRealize Operations

Installation and configuration

4

vRealize Log Insight

Installation and configuration

5

vRealize Network Insight

Installation and configuration