Create folders to group objects of the same type for easier management.

About this task

You repeat this procedure eight times to create all of the management application folders listed in the following table. 

Table 1. Folders for the Management Applications in Region B

 Management Applications

Folder

vCenter Server + Platform Services Controllers

lax01-m01fd-mgmt

vRealize Log Insight

lax01-m01fd-vrli

vRealize Automation + vRealize Orchestrator + vRealize Business

lax01-m01fd-vra

vRealize Automation (Proxy Agent) + vRealize Business (Data Collector)

lax01-m01fd-vraias

vRealize Operations Manager

lax01-m01fd-vrops

vRealize Operations Manager (Remote Collectors)

lax01-m01fd-vropsrc

NSX Manager + Controllers + Edges

lax01-m01fd-nsx

VMware Site Recovery Manager + vSphere Data Protection

lax01-m01fd-bcdr

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. Create a folder for the vRealize Log Insight management application. 
    1. In the Navigator, click VMs and Templates.
    2. Expand the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local tree.
    3. Right-click the lax01-m01dc data center, and select New Folder > New VM and Template Folder.
    4. In the New Folder dialog box enter lax01-m01fd-mgmt as the name to label the folder, and click OK.
    5. Repeat this step to create the remaining folders.
  3. Move the vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller virtual machines to the lax01-m01fd-mgmt folder.
    1. In the Navigator, click VMs and Templates.
    2. Expand the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local tree.
    3. Expand the Discovered Virtual Machines folder.
    4. Drag lax01m01vc01, lax01m01psc01 and lax01w01psc01 to the lax01-m01fd-mgmt folder.
  4. Delete the Discovered Virtual Machines folder.
    1. In the Navigator, click VMs and Templates.
    2. Expand the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local tree.
    3. Right click the Discovered Virtual Machines folder and choose Remove from Inventory.