Start up the virtual machines of the SDDC management stack by following a strict order to guarantee the faultless operation of and the integration between the applications.

Before you begin, verify that external dependencies for your SDDC, such as Active Directory, DNS, and NTP are available.

Ensure that the console of the VM and its services are all up before moving to the next VM.

Virtual Machine in Region A

Virtual Machine in Region B

Startup  Order

Core Stack Total Number of VMs  (21)

Core Stack Total Number of VMs  (13)

1

mgmt01psc01

mgmt01psc51

1

comp01psc01

comp01psc51

1

SFO01PSC01

LAX01PSC51

2

mgmt01vc01

mgmt01vc51

3

comp01vc01

comp01vc51

3

mgmt01nsxm01

mgmt01nsxm51

4

comp01nsxm01

comp01nsxm51

4

NSX_Controller_0-Mgmt

-

5

NSX_Controller_1-Mgmt

-

5

NSX_Controller_2-Mgmt

-

5

NSX_Controller_0-Comp

-

5

NSX_Controller_1-Comp

-

5

NSX_Controller_2-Comp

-

5

SFOMGMT-LB01 (0,1)

LAXMGMT-LB01 (0,1)

6

SFOMGMT-UDLR01 (0,1)

-

6

SFOMGMT-ESG01

LAXMGMT-ESG01

6

SFOMGMT-ESG02

LAXMGMT-ESG02

6

SFOCOMP-UDLR01 (0,1)

-

6

SFOCOMP-DLR01 (0,1)

LAXCOMP-DLR01(0,1)

6

SFOCOMP-ESG01

LAXCOMP-ESG01

6

SFOCOMP-ESG02

LAXCOMP-ESG02

6

vSphere Update Manager Download Service (UMDS) Total Number of VMs (1)

vSphere Update Manager Download Service (UMDS) Total Number of VMs (1)

2

mgmt01umds01.sfo01.rainpole.local

mgmt01umds51.lax01.rainpole.local

1

Site Recovery Manager Total Number of VMs (2)

Site Recovery Manager Total Number of VMs (2)

2

mgmt01vrms01

mgmt01vrms51

1

mgmt01srm01

mgmt01srm51

1

vRealize Automation  Total Number of VMs (13)

vRealize Automation Total Number of VMs (2)

3

vra01mssql01.rainpole.local

-

1

vra01vro01a.rainpole.local

-

2

vra01vro01b.rainpole.local

-

2

vra01svr01a.rainpole.local

-

3

vra01svr01b.rainpole.local

-

3

vra01iws01a.rainpole.local

-

4

vra01iws01b.rainpole.local

-

5

vra01ims01a.rainpole.local

-

6

vra01ims01b.rainpole.local

-

6

vra01ias01.sfo01.rainpole.local

vra01ias51.lax01.rainpole.local

7

vra01ias02.sfo01.rainpole.local

vra01ias52.lax01.rainpole.local

7

vra01dem01.rainpole.local

-

7

vra01dem02.rainpole.local

-

7

vRealize Business Total Number of VMs (2)

vRealize Business Total Number of VMs (1)

4

vra01bus01.rainpole.local

-

1

vra01buc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

vra01buc51.lax01.rainpole.local

2

vRealize Operations  Manager Total Number of VMs (5)

vRealize Operations Manager Total Number of VMs (2)

5

vrops-mstrn-01

-

1

vrops-repln-02

-

2

vrops-datan-03

-

3

vrops-rmtcol-01

vrops-rmtcol-51

4

vrops-rmtcol-02

vrops-rmtcol-52

4

vRealize Log Insight Total Number of VMs (3)

vRealize Log Insight Total Number of VMs (3)

5

vrli-mstr-01

vrli-mstr-51

1

vrli-wrkr-01

vrli-wrkr-51

2

vrli-wrkr-02

vrli-wrkr-52

2

vSphere Data Protection Total Number of VMs (1)

vSphere Data Protection Total Number of VMs (1)

5

mgmt01vdp01

mgmt01vdp51

1