Create folders to group objects of the same type for easier management.

About this task

You repeat this procedure eight times to create all of the management application folders listed in the following table. 

Table 1. Folders for the Management Applications in Region A

 Management Applications

Folder

vCenter Server and Platform Services Controllers

MGMT01

vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator, and vRealize Business

vRA01

vRealize Automation (Proxy Agent) and vRealize Business (Data Collector)

vRA01IAS

vRealize Operations Manager

vROps01

vRealize Operations Manager (Remote Collectors)

vROps01RC

vRealize Log Insight

vRLI01

NSX Manager, Controllers, and Edges

NSX01

VMware Site Recovery Manger and vSphere Data Protection

BCDR01

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. Create folders for each of the management applications. 
    1. In the Navigator, click VMs and Templates.
    2. Expand the mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local control tree.
    3. Right-click the SFO01 data center, and select New Folder > New VM and Template Folder.
    4. In the New Folder dialog box enter MGMT01 as the name to label the folder and click OK.
    5. Repeat this step to create the remaining folders.
  3. Move the vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller virtual machines to the MGMT01 folder.
    1. In the Navigator, click VMs and Templates.
    2. Expand the mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
    3. Expand the Discovered Virtual Machines folder.
    4. Drag mgmt01vc01, mgmt01psc01, and comp01psc01 to the MGMT01 folder.
  4. Delete the Discovered Virtual Machines folder.
    1. In the Navigator, click VMs and Templates.
    2. Expand the mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
    3. Right-click the Discovered Virtual Machines folder and choose Remove from Inventory.