An essential component of all services offered by the SDDC is high availability to the end user. To increase the availability of vRealize Orchestrator, configure a vRealize Orchestrator cluster.  A vRealize Orchestrator cluster is a collection of two or more vRealize Orchestrator server instances that share a database.

About this task

The final step in cluster setup is configuration of the cluster mode by joining the second node to the first node.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Control Center.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01vro01b.rainpole.local:8283/vco-controlcenter.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      hostB_root_password

  2. Configure the vRealize Orchestrator cluster mode.
    1. On the Home page, under Manage, click Orchestrator Node Settings.
    2. In the Number of active nodes text box, enter 2, and click Save.
    3. Click Join Node To Cluster.
    4. On the Join Node To Cluster page, enter the following values and click Join to join the second vRealize Orchestrator appliance to the cluster.

      Setting

      Value

      Hostname

      vra01vro01a.rainpole.local

      User name

      root

      Password

      hostA_root_password





  3. Restart the vRealize Orchestrator service for the changes to take effect.
    1. Click Home and, under Manage, click Startup Options.
    2. On the Startup Options page, click Restart.
  4. On the Home page, under Manage, click Validate Configuration and verify that all check marks are green.