After you assign administrator privileges to access to the vCenter Server inventory, configure the NSX Manager instances to use the svc-nsxmanager for authentication to vCenter Server.

About this task

You configure the svc-nsxmanager service account on the four NSX Manager instances in the two regions.

NSX Manager

URL

Connected vCenter Server

NSX Manager for the management cluster in Region A

https://mgmt01nsxm01.sfo01.rainpole.local

mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

NSX Manager for the shared edge and compute cluster in Region A

https://comp01nsxm01.sfo01.rainpole.local

comp01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

NSX Manager for the management cluster in Region B

https://mgmt01nsxm51.lax01.rainpole.local

mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local

NSX Manager for the shared edge and compute cluster in Region B

https://comp01nsxm51.lax01.rainpole.local

comp01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management NSX Manager appliance user interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01nsxm01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin

      Password

      nsx_manager_admin_password

  2. Click Manage vCenter Registration.
  3. Under vCenter Server, click Edit.
  4. In the  vCenter Server dialog box, change the user account for connecting to vCenter Server, and click OK.

    Setting

    Value

    vCenter Server

    mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    vCenter User Name

    svc-nsxmanager@rainpole.local

    Password

    svc-nsxmanager_password

  5. In the Trust Certificate? dialog box, click Yes.
  6. Wait for the Status indicator for vCenter Server to change to the Connected status.
  7. Repeat to procedure to configure the other NSX Manager instances with the svc-nsxmanager service account.