To protect the vRealize Log Insight virtual machines from a host-level failure, configure vSphere DRS to run both the virtual machines on different hosts in the management cluster.

About this task

You use an anti-affinity rules for the vRealize Log Insight virtual machines. This rule configuration also accommodates the case when you place a host from the management cluster in maintenance mode.

Region

Old Rule Name

New Rule Name

vCenter Server Cluster

Region A

vrli-antiaffinity-rule

anti-affinity-rule-vrli

mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local> SFO01 > SFO01-Mgmt

Region B

vrli-antiaffinity-rule

anti-affinity-rule-vrli

mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local> LAX01 > LAX01-Mgmt

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. Navigate to the mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local vCenter Server object, and under the SFO01 data center object select the SFO01-Mgmt01 cluster.
  3. Click Configure tab.
  4. Under the Configuration group of settings, select VM/Host Rules
  5. Select the vrli-antiaffinity-rule from the VM/Host Rules list and click Edit
  6. In the Edit VM/Host Rule dialog box, enter anti-affinity-rule-vrli in the Name text box and click OK




  7. Repeat the procedure for Region B by logging in to http://mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client and configuring the LAX01-Mgmt cluster.