Deploy the vSphere Replication appliance on the protected region.

Procedure

  1. Log in to 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. Deploy the vSphere Replication appliance.
  3. In the Navigator, click Hosts and Clusters.
  4. Right-click mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local and click Deploy OVF Template.
  5. On the Select template page, click the Browse button, use a multiple selection to select the following files from the bin folder of the .iso mount for vSphere Replication on your computer, click Open, and click Next.
    • vSphere_Replication_OVF10.ovf

    • vSphere_Replication-support.vmdk

    • vSphere_Replication-system.vmdk

  6. On the Select name and location page, enter a node name, select the inventory folder for the virtual appliance, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    mgmt01vrms01

    vCenter Server

    mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Data center

    SFO01

    Folder

    BCDR01





  7. On the Select a Resource page, select the SFO01-Mgmt01 cluster and click Next.
  8. On the Review Details page, click Next.
  9. On the Accept License Agreements page, click Accept and click Next.
  10. On the Select Configuration page, leave the default 4 vCPU configuration selected and click Next.




  11. On the Select Storage page, enter the following settings and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    VM Storage Policy

    Virtual SAN Default Storage Policy

    Datastore

    SFO01A-VSAN01-MGMT01





  12. On the Setup Networks page, select the following settings and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Management Network Destination

    vDS-Mgmt-Management

    IP protocol

    IPv4

    IP allocation

    Static - Manual





  13. On the Customize Template page, enter the following settings and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    DNS servers

    172.16.11.5,172.16.11.4

    Domain name

    sfo01.rainpole.local

    Gateway

    172.16.11.253

    Netmask

    255.255.255.0

    DNS search path

    sfo01.rainpole.local

    Management Network IP Address

    172.16.11.123

    NTP Servers

    ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local,ntp.lax01.rainpole.local

    Enter password

    vr_sfo_root_password

    Confirm password

    vr_sfo_root_password





  14. On the vService Bindings page, click Next.
  15. On the Ready to Complete page, click Finish.
  16. In the Navigator, expand the entire mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree, select the mgmt01vrms01 VM and click the Power On button.