After you deploy a virtual appliance instance for the master replica node and configure a master node in the cluster, enable the cluster node functionality of the master replica node and join it to the analytics cluster.

Procedure

  1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vrops01svr01b.rainpole.local.
  2. On the Get Started page, click Expand an Existing Installation.
  3. On the Getting Started page, review the steps for creating a cluster, and click Next.
  4. On the Node Settings and Cluster Info page, configure the settings of the node in the analytics cluster.
    1. Enter a node name, select a node type, and enter the master node address.

      Setting

      Value

      Node name

      vrops01svr01b

      Node type

      Data

      Master node IP address or FQDN

      vrops01svr01a.rainpole.local

    2. Click Validate next to the Master node IP address or FQDN.

      The certificate of the master node appears in the text box.

    3. Verify that the master certificate is correct, and click Accept this certificate.
    4. Click Next.
  5. On the Username And Password page, select Use cluster administrator user name and password, enter the vrops_admin_password password for the admin user, and click Next.
  6. On the Ready To Complete page, click Finish.

    When the configuration process completes, the vRealize Operations Manager Administration console opens.

  7. Click System Status in the Administration panel to verify that the node is added to the vRealize Operations Manager cluster. 

    The virtual appliance instance acting as the data node appears in the Nodes in the vRealize Operations Manager Cluster list.