After you complete the upgrade of vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator, configure the application profiles on the NSX load balancer according to the deployment guidelines of this validated deisgn.

About this task

You repeat this procedure twice to create two application profiles.

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 Networking & Security.
  3. On the NSX Home page, click NSX Edges and select 172.16.11.65 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu at the top of the NSX Edges page.
  4. Double-click the SFOMGMT-LB01 NSX Edge to manage its network settings, and on the Manage tab, click the Load Balancer tab.
  5. Rename the existing application profile for vRealize Automation and create a new non-pesistent one.
    1. On the Load Balancer page, click Application Profiles.
    2. Select the vRealize-https profile, click the Edit icon, change the following values, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      vRealize-https-persist

      Type

      HTTPS

      Enable SSL Passthrough

      Selected

      Persistence

      Source IP

      Expires in (Seconds)

      1800

    3. Click theNew icon, enter the following values in the New Profile dialog box, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      vRealize-https

      Type

      HTTPS

      Enable SSL Passthrough

      Selected

      Persistence

      None

  6. Change the algorithm for load balancing of vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator.
    1. On the Load Balancer page, click Pools.
    2. Select vra-svr-443 and click Edit.
    3. In the Edit Pool dialog box, select ROUND-ROBIN from the Algorithm drop-down menu and click OK.
    4. Repeat the steps to change the algorithm to ROUND-ROBIN on the following server pools.
      • vra-iaas-web-443

      • vra-iaas-mgr-443

      • vra-vro-8281

      • vra-svr-8444

  7. Rename the virtual servers for the vRealize Automation Appliance UI, vRealize Automation IaaS Web UI and vRealize Automation Remote Console Proxy.
    1. On the Load Balancer page, click Virtual Servers.
    2. Select vra-svr-443 , click Edit.
    3. In the Edit Virtual Server dialog box, from the Application Profile drop-down menu, select vRealize-https-persist and click OK.
    4. Repeat the steps to change the application profile to vRealize-https-persist on the following virtual servers.
      • vra-iaas-web-443

      • vra-svr-8444