Before installing vCenter Server, the Platform Services Controller endpoints must be updated to reflect the name of the load balancers virtual IP.

About this task

Prerequisites

Prior to completing this procedure, a DNS record must be created for the load balancer's virtual IP address and FQDN. This A record will temporarily be set to the IP address of the Management PSC (sfo01m01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local) and will be adjusted to the proper address after the load balancer is completely configured.

Procedure

  1. Create a DNS record for the load balancer FQDN.
    1. Open a remote desktop connection to your DNS server.
    2. Create a DNS A record with the values shown in the following table.

      FQDN

      IP

      sfo01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      172.16.11.61

  2. Update the Platform Services Controller SSO configuration on sfo01m01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    1. Open an SSH connection to sfo01m01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      mgmtpsc_root_password

    3. Enter cd /usr/lib/vmware-sso/bin/ and press Enter.
    4. Enter python updateSSOConfig.py --lb-fqdn=sfo01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local and press Enter.




  3. Update the Platform Services Controller SSO configuration on sfo01w01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    1. Open an SSH connection to sfo01w01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      comppsc_root_password

    3. Enter cd /usr/lib/vmware-sso/bin/and press Enter.
    4. Enter python updateSSOConfig.py --lb-fqdn=sfo01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local and press Enter.




  4. Update the Platform Services Controller endpoints.

    Only perform this procedure on one of the Platform Services Controllers.

    1. Open an SSH connection to sfo01m01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      mgmtpsc_root_password

    3. Enter cd /usr/lib/vmware-sso/bin/ and press Enter.
    4. Enter python UpdateLsEndpoint.py ––lb-fqdn=sfo01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local --user=Administrator@vsphere.local and press Enter.
    5. Enter the vsphere_admin_password when prompted.