You must mount a NFS datastore where vSphere Data Protection will later be deployed.

About this task

Create new datastore for the lax01-m01-mgmt01 cluster.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. In the Navigator, click Host and Clusters and expand the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local tree.
  3. Click on lax01m01esx01.lax01.rainpole.local.
  4. Click on Datastores.
  5. Click the Create a New Datastore icon. 

    The New Datastore wizard opens.

  6. On the Type page, select NFS and click Next.
  7. On the Select NFS version page, select NFS 3  and click Next.
  8. On the Name and configuration page, enter the following datastore information and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Datastore Name

    lax01-m01-vdp01

    Folder

    /V2D_vDP_MgmtB_6TB

    Server

    172.17.15.251

  9. On the Ready to complete page, review the configuration and click Finish.