After you upgrade the vRealize Automation components, on the server pools of the NSX load balancer for the management applications enable the secondary nodes to distribute traffic between the two nodes in each functional components again and enable the health checks on the vRealize Automation traffic.

About this task

On the NSX load balancer, in the pools that are related to vRealize Automation, you enable again the secondary nodes and select the monitor for the associated traffic.

Server Pool on the SFOMGMT-LB01 Load Balancer

Secondary Member to Re-Enable

Service Monitor to Re-Associate

vra-svr-443

vra01svr01a or vra01svr01b according to which one is the primary node.

vra-svr-443-monitor

vra-iaas-web-443

vra01iws01b

vra-iaas-web-443-monitor

vra-iaas-mgr-443

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vra-iaas-mgr-443-monitor

Procedure

  1. Log in to 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. Click Networking & Security.
  3. In the Navigator, click NSX Edges.
  4. Select 172.16.11.65 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
  5. Double-click the SFOMGMT-LB01 device to open its settings.
  6. On the Load Balancer tab, click Pools.
  7. Select the vra-svr-443 pool that contains the vRealize Automation appliances and click Edit.
  8. In the Edit Pool dialog box, select the secondary node that you disabled before the upgrade, click Edit, select Enable from the State drop-down menu and click OK.
  9. In the Edit Pool dialog box, select vra-svr-443-monitor from the Monitors drop-down menu and click OK.
  10. Repeat Step 7 to Step 9 on the other load balancer pools.

    On the vra-iaas-mgr-443 pool, you only re-enable the health checks by associating it with the vra-iaas-mgr-443-monitor monitor.