After you upgrade the virtual appliances for vSphere Data Protection, in Region B register the appliance with the Management vCenter Server using vSphere Data Protection Service Account and NSX Load Balancer for Platform Services Controller.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vSphere Data Protection Configuration Utility.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to the following URL.

      Region

      URL

      Region B

      https://mgmt01vdp51.lax01.rainpole.local:8543/vdp-configure/

    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      vdp_root_password

  2. On the Configuration tab, click the wheel icon next to VDP Appliance and select vCenter Registration.

    The vCenter Registration wizard appears.

  3. On the vCenter Registration page, select I have reviewed the information. I want to reconfigure vCenter and click Next.
  4. On the vCenter Configuration page, change the vCenter username setting to use the svc-vdp service account for authentication to vCenter Server and the SSO FQDN or IP setting to connect vSphere Data Protection to the NSX load balancer for the Platform Services Controllers, and click Next.

    vCenter Server Setting

    Value

    vCenter username

    rainpole.local\svc-vdp

    vCenter password

    svc-vdp_password

    vCenter FQDN or IP

    mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local

    vCenter HTTP port

    80

    vCenter HTTPS port

    443

    Verify vCenter certificate

    Deselected

    Single Sign-On Setting

    Value

    Use vCenter for SSO authentication

    Deselected

    SSO FQDN or IP

    lax01psc51.lax01.rainpole.local

    SSO port

    443

  5. On the Ready to Complete page review the configuration changes and click Finish.
  6. If you are unable to proceed further because of a false status like One or more jobs are running although you are not running any backup jobs, run this command to restart the Tomcat Web server and try again.
    emwebapp.sh	--restart
  7. Verify that the vSphere Data Protection is accessible in the vSphere Web Client after you complete the initial configuration of vSphere Data Protection.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admininistrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

    3. On the vSphere Web Client Home page, verify that the VDP icon is available and that you can connect to each appliance.