After you upgrade the vRealize Automation components and migrate the vRealize Orchestrator to the vRealize Automation appliance, restore health checks on and distribution of traffic, including Orchestrator traffic, between the primary and secondary components of vRealize Automation for a fault-tolerant Cloud Management Platform.

About this task

On the NSX load balancer, in the pools that are related to vRealize Automation, you enable again the secondary nodes and select the monitor for the associated traffic.

Server Pool on the sfo01m01lb01 Load Balancer

Secondary Member to Re-Enable

Service Monitor to Re-Associate

vra-svr-443

According to which one is the primary node:

  • vra01svr01a

  • vra01svr01b

vra-svr-443-monitor

vra-svr-8444

According to which one is the primary node:

  • vra01svr01a

  • vra01svr01b

vra-svr-443-monitor

vra-iaas-web-443

vra01iws01b

vra-iaas-web-443-monitor

vra-iaas-mgr-443

vra01ims01b

vra-iaas-mgr-443-monitor

vra-vro-8283

vra01svr01b

vra-vro-8283-monitor

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.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 menu of the vSphere Web Client, select Networking & Security.
  3. In the Navigator, click NSX Edges.
  4. From the NSX Manager drop-down menu, select 172.16.11.65 and double-click the sfo01m01lb01 NSX Edge to open its network settings.
  5. On the Load Balancer tab, click Pools.
  6. Select the vra-svr-443 pool that is associated with the traffic to the vRealize Automation portal and click Edit.
  7. In the Edit Pool dialog box, select the secondary node that you disabled before the upgrade, click Edit, select Enable from the State drop-down menu and click OK.
  8. In the Edit Pool dialog box, select vra-svr-443-monitor from the Monitors drop-down menu and click OK.
  9. Repeat Step 6 to Step 8 on the other load balancer pools.

    On the vra-iaas-mgr-443 pool, you only re-enable the health checks by associating it with the vra-iaas-mgr-443-monitor monitor.