Validate the functionality of the Platform Services Controller for the Management vCenter Server and of the Platform Services Controller for the Compute vCenter Server in Region A and Region B.

About this task

Start with the Platform Services Controller for the management cluster in Region A.

Table 1. Platform Services Controller Instances in the Environment

Region

Cluster

FQDN

VAMI

Administrative UI

Region A

Management

mgmt01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

https://fqdn:5480

https://fqdn/psc

Shared edge and compute

comp01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

https://fqdn:5480

https://fqdn/psc

Region B

Management Cluster

mgmt01psc51.lax01.rainpole.local

https://fqdn:5480

https://fqdn/psc

Shared edge and compute

comp01psc51.lax01.rainpole.local

https://fqdn:5480

https://fqdn/psc

Procedure

  1. Log in to the management interface of the Platform Services Controller virtual appliance.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local:5480.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      mgmtpsc_root_password

  2. Verify the Health Status and the Single Sign-On status for this Platform Services Controller.
    1. On the Summary page, under Health Status, verify that the Overall Health is Good.
    2. Verify that the Single Sign-On status is RUNNING.




  3. Verify the version of the Platform Services Controller.
    1. In the Navigator, click Update.
    2. On the Update page, verify that the Product Version is correct.




  4. Verify the connection status between the Active Directory and the Platform Services Controller.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/psc.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

    3. In the Navigator, click Appliance Settings and click the Manage tab.
    4. Under Active Directory, verify that the Domain setting shows SFO01.RAINPOLE.LOCAL as this is the Region A Active Directory FQDN.  




  5. Verify the Identity Sources for the Platform Services Controller.
    1. In the Navigator, click Configuration, and click the Identity Sources tab.
    2. Under Domain, verify that the vsphere.local, localos, and rainpole.local entries are listed.
  6. Verify the certificate of the Platform Services Controller.
    1. In the Navigator, click Certificate Store.
    2. On the Certificate Store page, select the certificate and click Show Details.
    3. Verify that the value of the Status setting is Valid.




  7. Verify that all Platform Services Controller services are available and running.
    1. Open an SSH connection to the virtual machine mgmt01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      mgmtpsc_root_password

    3. Run the following command to list the Platform Services Controller services.
      service-control --list
    4. Verify that the following services are listed. 
      • vmcad

      • vmafdd

      • vmdnsd

      • vmware-cm

      • vmware-sca

      • vmware-cis-license

      • applmgmt

      • vmware-statsmonitor

      • vmdird

      • pschealth

      • vmware-vmon

      • vmware-rhttpproxy

      • vmware-vapi-endpoint

      • vmware-stsd

      • lwsmd

      • vmware-psc-client

      • vmware-sts-idmd

      • vmonapi

    5. Run the following command to view the current status of the Platform Services Controller services and verify that status of all services is Running.
      service-control --status




  8. Repeat the procedure for the remaining Platform Services Controller instances in Region A and Region B.