Before members of a business group can request virtual machines, fabric administrators must allocate resources to that business group by creating a reservation. Each reservation is configured for a specific business group to grant them access to request virtual machines on a specified compute resource.

About this task

Perform this procedure twice to create Edge reservations for both the Production and Development business groups.

Table 1. Business Group Names

Group

Name

Production

LAX01-Edge01-Prod-Res01

Development

LAX01-Edge01-Dev-Res01

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation Rainpole portal.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01svr01.rainpole.local/vcac/org/rainpole.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      itac-tenantadmin

      Password

      itac-tenantadmin_password

      Domain

      rainpole.local

  2. Navigate to Infrastructure > Reservations > Reservations,  and click New vSphere (vCenter).
  3. On the New Reservation - vSphere (vCenter) page, click the General tab, and configure the following values for your business group.

    Setting

    Production Group Value

    Development Group Value

    Name

    LAX01-Edge01-Prod-Res01

    LAX01-Edge01-Dev-Res01

    Tenant

    rainpole

    rainpole

    Business Group

    Production

    Development

    Reservation Policy

    LAX-Edge-Policy

    LAX-Edge-Policy

    Priority

    100

    100

    Enable This Reservation

    Selected

    Selected

  4. On the New Reservation - vSphere (vCenter) page, click the Resources tab.
    1. Select LAX01-Comp01(comp01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local) from the Compute resource drop-down menu.
    2. Enter 200 in the This Reservation column of the Memory (GB) table.
    3. In the Storage (GB) table, select the check box for datastore LAX01A-VSAN01-COMP01, enter 2000 in the This Reservation Reserved text box, enter 1 in the Priority text box, and click OK.
    4. Select User-EdgeRP51 from the Resource pool drop-down menu.




  5. On the New Reservation - vSphere (vCenter) page, click the Network tab.
  6. On the Network tab, select the network path check boxes listed in the table below from the Network Paths list, and select the corresponding network profile from the Network Profile drop-down menu for the business group whose reservation you are configuring.

    Production Business Group

    Production Port Group

    Production Network Profile

    vxw-dvs-xxxxx-Production-Web-VXLAN

    Ext-Net-Profile-Production-Web

    vxw-dvs-xxxxx-Production-DB-VXLAN

    Ext-Net-Profile-Production-DB

    vxw-dvs-xxxxx-Production-App-VXLAN

    Ext-Net-Profile-Production-App

    Development Business Group

    Development Port Group

    Development Network Profile

    vxw-dvs-xxxxx-Development -Web-VXLAN

    Ext-Net-Profile-Development -Web

    vxw-dvs-xxxxx-Development -DB-VXLAN

    Ext-Net-Profile-Development -DB

    vxw-dvs-xxxxx-Development -App-VXLAN

    Ext-Net-Profile-Development -App





  7. Click OK to save the reservation.
  8. Repeat the procedure to create a Edge reservation for the Development Business Group.