You must mount an NFS datastore where vSphere Data Protection will later be deployed.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. In the Navigator, click Host and Clusters and expand the mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
  3. Click on mgmt01esx01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
  4. Click on Datastores.
  5. Click the Create a New Datastore icon. 

    The New Datastore wizard opens.

  6. On the Type page, select NFS and click Next.
  7. On the Select NFS version page, select NFS 3  and click Next.
  8. On the Name and configuration page, enter the following datastore information and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Datastore Name

    SFO01A-NFS01-VDP01

    Folder

    /V2D_vDP_MgmtA_4TB

    Server

    172.16.15.251