VMware vRealize Business for Cloud allows users to gain greater visibility into financial aspects of their cloud infrastructure and lets them optimize and improve associated operations.

Procedure

  1. Log in to 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 Hosts and Clusters and navigate to the mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local vCenter Server object.
  3. Right-click the mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local object and select Deploy OVF Template.
  4. On the Select template page, select Local file, browse to the location of the vRealize Business virtual appliance .ova file on your file system, and click Next.
  5. On the Select name and location page, enter the following information and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    vra01buc51.lax01.rainpole.local

    Select a folder or datacenter

    vRA51IAS





  6. On the Select a resource page, select the LAX01-Mgmt01 cluster and click Next.
  7. On the Review details page, examine the virtual appliance details, such as product, version, download and disk size, and click Next.
  8. On the Accept license agreements page, accept the end user license agreements and click Next.
  9. On the Select storage page, select the datastore.
    1. Select vSAN Default Storage Policy from the VM Storage Policy drop-down menu.
    2. From the datastore table, select the LAX01A-VSAN01-MGMT01 vSAN datastore and click Next.

  10. On the Select networks page, select the distributed port group that ends with Mgmt-RegionB01-VXLAN from the Destination drop-down menu and click Next.




  11. On the Customize template page, configure the following values and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Currency

    USD

    Enable SSH service

    Deselected

    Enable Server

    Deselected

    Join the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program

    Selected

    Root user password

    vrb_collector_root_password

    Default gateway 

    192.168.32.1

    Domain Name

    lax01.rainpole.local

    Domain Name Servers

    172.17.11.5,172.17.11.4

    Domain Search Path

    lax01.rainpole.local

    Network 1 IP Address

    192.168.32.54

    Network 1 Netmask

    255.255.255.0





  12. On the Ready to complete page, review the configuration settings that you specified and click Finish.
  13. Change the vRealize Business Remote Collector virtual appliance memory size.
    1. Right-click the vra01buc51.lax01.rainpole.local virtual machine and select Edit Settings.
    2. Click Virtual Hardware, enter 2GB for Memory, and click OK.
  14. Navigate to the new appliance and power on the VM.