VM anti-affinity rules are not retained during a Site Recovery Manager assisted recovery. You must duplicate the configured anti-affinity rules from Region A in Region B so that the rules apply after failover.

About this task

Table 1. Anti-Affinity Rules for the Cloud Management Platform

Name

Type

Members

vra-svr

Separate Virtual Machines

vra01svr01a.rainpole.local, vra01svr01b.rainpole.local

vra-dem

Separate Virtual Machines

vra01dem01.rainpole.local, vra01dem02.rainpole.local

vra-ims

Separate Virtual Machines

vra01ims01a.rainpole.local, vra01ims01b.rainpole.local

vra-iws

Separate Virtual Machines

vra01iws01a.rainpole.local, vra01iws01b.rainpole.local

vra-vro

Separate Virtual Machines

vra01vro01a.rainpole.local, vra01vro01b.rainpole.local

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. In the Navigator, click Hosts and Clusters.
  3. Under mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local, expand LAX01 and click LAX01-Mgmt01.
  4. Click the Configure tab, and under Configuration, select VM/Host Rules.




  5. Under VM/Host Rules, click Add to create a virtual machine anti-affinity rule.
  6. In the Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, add the first rule for the vRealize Automation virtual appliances, click OK, and click OK.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    vra-svr

    Enable rule

    Selected

    Type

    Separate Virtual Machines

    Members

    vra01svr01a.rainpole.local, vra01svr01b.rainpole.local





  7. Repeat the procedure to configure the remaining anti-affinity rules.