A server pool consists of back-end server members. After you create a server pool, you associate a service monitor with the pool to manage and share the back-end servers flexibly and efficiently.

About this task

Repeat this procedure multiple five times to configure five different server pools.

Table 1. Server Pools for the Cloud Management Platform in Region B

Pool Name

Algorithm

Monitors

Members

Port

Monitor Port

Weight

Enable Member

Member Name

IP address

vra-svr-443

ROUND-ROBIN

NONE

Yes

vra01svr01a

192.168.11.51

443

443

1

Yes

vra01svr01b

192.168.11.52

1

vra-iaas-web-443

ROUND-ROBIN

NONE

Yes

vra01iws01a

192.168.11.54

443

443

1

Yes

vra01iws01b

192.168.11.55

1

vra-iaas-mgr-443

ROUND-ROBIN

NONE

Yes

vra01ims01a

192.168.11.57

443

443

1

Yes

vra01ims01b

192.168.11.58

1

vra-vro-8281

ROUND-ROBIN

NONE

Yes

vra01vro01a

192.168.11.63

8281

8281

1

Yes

vra01vro01b

192.168.11.64

1

vra-svr-8444

ROUND-ROBIN

NONE

Yes

vra01svr01a

192.168.11.51

8444

443

1

Yes

vra01svr01b

192.168.11.52

1

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. Click Networking & Security.
  3. In the Navigator, click NSX Edges.
  4. From the NSX Manager drop-down menu, select 172.17.11.65 as the NSX Manager and double-click the LAXMGMT-LB01 NSX Edge to manage its network settings.
  5. Click the Manage tab, click Load Balancer, and select Pools.




  6. Click the Add icon, and in the New Pool dialog box configure the following values.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    vra-svr-443

    Algorithm

    ROUND-ROBIN

    Monitors

    vra-svr-443-monitor

  7. Under Members, click the Add icon to add the first pool member.
  8. In the New Member dialog box configure the following values, and click OK.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    vra01svr01a

    IP Address/VC Container

    192.168.11.51

    State

    Enable

    Port

    443

    Monitor Port

    443

    Weight

    1





  9. Under Members, click the Add icon to add the second pool member.
  10. In the New Member dialog box, configure the following values, click OK, and click OK again to save the vRealize Automation server pool.

    Setting

    Description

    Name

    vra01svr01b 

    IP Address/VC Container

    192.168.11.52

    State

    Enabled

    Port

    443

    Monitor Port

    443

    Weight

    1

  11. Repeat the procedure to create the remaining server pools.