Add each vCenter Server instance that contributes resources to vRealize Automation and uses the vRealize Orchestrator workflows to allow communication.

Procedure

  1. Download and Install the vRealize Orchestrator Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01svr01.rainpole.local.
    2. Click vRealize Orchestrator Client.
    3. On the VMware vRealize Orchestrator Login page, log in to the Embedded vRealize Orchestrator by using the following hostname and credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      Host name

      vra01svr01.rainpole.local:443

      User name

      svc-vra

      Password

      svc-vra_password

  2. In the left pane, click Workflows, and navigate to Library > vCenter > Configuration.
  3. Right-click the Add a vCenter Server instance workflow and click Start Workflow
    1. On the Set the vCenter Server Instance page, configure the following settings and click Next.

      Setting

      Value

      IP or hostname of the vCenter Server instance to add

      sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      HTTPS port of the vCenter Server instance

      443

      Location of SDK that you use to connect

      /sdk

      Will you orchestrate this instance

      Yes

      Do you want to ignore certificate warnings

      Yes

    2. On the Set the connection properties page, configure the following settings, and click Submit.

      Setting

      Value

      Use a session per user

      No

      vCenter Server user name

      rainpole.local\svc-vro

      vCenter Server user password

      svc-vro_password

  4. To verify that the workflow completed successfully, click the Inventory tab and expand the vCenter Server tree control.

    The vCenter Server instance you added will be visible in the inventory.