After vSphere vSphere Distributed Switch has been created and connected with all hosts, enable vSphere HA on the cluster.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Compute vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://comp01vc01.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 Hosts and Clusters.
    1. Expand the comp01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local inventory.
    2. Select the SFO01-Mgmt01 cluster.
  3. Click the Configure tab and click vSphere Availability.
  4. Click Edit.
  5. In the Edit Cluster Settings dialog box, select the Turn on vSphere HA check box.
  6. In the Edit Cluster Settings dialog box, under Failures and Responses, select the following values.

    Setting

    Value

    Enable Host Monitoring

    Selected

    Host Failure Response

    Restart VM's

    Response for Host Isolation

    Power off and restart VM's

    Datastore with PDL

    Disabled

    Datastore with APD

    Disabled

    VM Monitoring

    VM Monitoring Only

  7. Click Admission Control.
  8. Under the Admission Control settings, enter the following settings.

    Setting

    Value

    Host failures cluster tolerates

    1

    Define host failover capacity by

    Cluster resource percentage

    Override calculated failover capacity

    Deselected

    Performance degradation VMs tolerate

    100%

  9. Click OK.