Add each vCenter Server instance that contributes resources to vRealize Automation and that uses vRealize Orchestrator workflows to vRealize Orchestrator to allow vCenter Server and vRealize Orchestrator to communicate.

About this task

Install Java SE Development Kit that is required to run the vRealize Orchestrator Client.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01vro01a.rainpole.local:8281.
    2. Click Start Orchestrator Client.
    3. On the VMware vRealize Orchestrator login page, log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Host A by using the following host name and credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      Host name

      vra01vro01a.rainpole.local:8281

      User name

      svc-vra

      Password

      svc-vra_password

  2. In the left pane, click Workflows, and navigate to Library > vCenter > Configuration.
  3. Right-click the Add a vCenter Server instance workflow and click Start Workflow.
    1. On the Set the vCenter Server Instance page, configure the following settings and click Next.

      Setting

      Value

      IP or hostname of the vCenter Server instance to add

      nyc01vc01.rainpole.local

      HTTPS port of the vCenter Server instance

      443

      Location of SDK that you use to connect

      /sdk

      Will you orchestrate this instance

      Yes

      Do you want to ignore certificate warnings

      Yes

    2. On the Set the connection properties page, configure the following settings, and click Submit.

      Setting

      Value

      Use a session per user

      No

      vCenter Server user name

      svc-vro@rainpole.local

      vCenter Server user password

      svc-vro_password

  4. To verify that the workflow completed successfully, click the Inventory tab and expand the vCenter Server tree control.

    The vCenter Server instance you added will be visible in the inventory.