Connect to content library in Region A to synchronize templates among different Compute vCenter Server instances so that all of the templates in your environment are consistent.

About this task

There is only one Compute vCenter Server in this VMware validated design. If you deploy more instances for use by the compute cluster they can also use this content library.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Compute vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. From the Home page, click Content Libraries and click content library SFO01-ContentLib01 that was created in the Compute vCenter Server in Region A.
  3. Select the Configure tab and click Copy Link.

    A subscription URL is saved to the clipboard.

  4. Log out from the vSphere Web Client session to log back in to the Region B Compute vCenter Server.
  5. Log in to the Compute vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01w01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  6. From the Home page, click Content Libraries, and click the Create new content library  icon.

    The New Content Library wizard opens.

  7. On the Name and location page, specify the following settings and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    LAX01-ContentLib01

    vCenter Server

    lax01w01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local

  8. On the Configure content library page, select Subscribed content library specify the following settings, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Subscribed content library

    Selected

    Subscription URL

    SFO01-ContentLib01_subscription_URL

    Enable authentication

    Selected

    Password

    SFO01-ContentLib01_password

    Download all library content immediately

    Selected

  9. On the Add storage page, click the Select a datastore radio button, select the lax01-w01-lib01 datastore to store the content library, and click Next.
  10. On the Ready to complete page, click Finish.