After you create the recovery plan for the vRealize Operations Manager failover, configure the startup priority and the startup and shutdown options for the virtual machines of the analytics cluster.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management 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. From the Home menu, select Site Recovery
  3. On the Site Recovery home page, click Sites and select the mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local protected site.
  4. On the Related Objects tab, click the Recovery Plans tab and click the vROps-RP recovery plan to open it.




  5. Change the startup priority of the virtual machine of the master node. 
    1. On the recovery plan page, click the Monitor tab and click the Recovery Steps tab.
    2. Under Power on priority 3 VMs, right-click vrops-mstrn-01 and select All Priority Actions > 1 > (Highest).




    3. In the Change Priority dialog box. click Yes to confirm.
  6. Configure startup and shutdown options for the master node. 
    1. Right-click vrops-mstrn-01 and select Configure Recovery.
    2. In the VM Recovery Properties dialog box, expand Shutdown Actions and increase Shutdown guest OS before power off to 10 minutes.  
    3. Expand Startup Actions, increase the timeout to 10 minutes, and click OK.




  7. Repeat Step 5 and Step 6 for the other virtual machines of the analytics cluster.

    Virtual Machine

    Startup Priority Order

    Update Timeout Values

    vrops-repln-02

    2

    No

    vrops-datan-03 

    3

    Yes