After an upgrade or update of vSphere Data Protection, verify the version number and appliance status.

About this task

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to the following URL.

      Region

      vCenter Server URL

      Region A

      https://mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client

      Region B

      https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client

    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. On the Home page of vCenter server, verify that the vSphere Data Protection VDP icon is visible.
  3. Click the VDP icon to open the Welcome screen of vSphere Data Protection.
  4. On the vSphere Data Protection Welcome screen, verify that the connection to the vSphere Data Protection appliances.

    Region

    Appliance Name

    Region A

    mgmt01vdp01

    Region B

    mgmt01vdp51

    1. Verify that the appliance is available in VDP Appliance drop-down menu.
    2. Select the appliance from the VDP Appliance drop-down menu, click Connect and verify that you can connect to the vSphere Data Protection appliance and can see its home page.
    3. Repeat the steps for the other vSphere Data Protection appliance.
  5. Click the Reports tab and verify that the Appliance status and Integrity check status are Normal.
  6. Click the Configuration tab and click Backup Appliance.
    1. Verify that the display name, IP Address, and vCenter Server values are correct.

      Setting

      Expected Value in Region A

      Expected Value in Region B

      Display name

      mgmt01vdp01

      mgmt01vdp51

      IP Address

      172.16.11.81

      172.17.11.81

      vCenter Server

      mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local

    2. Verify that the vSphere Data Protection version is correct.