After upgrading the Cloud Management Platform components, and migrating vRealize Orchestrator to the vRealize Automation Appliance, you no longer need to back the external vRealize Orchestrator cluster up by using vSphere Data Protection.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management 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. On the vSphere Web Client Home page, click the VDP icon.
  3. On the Welcome to vSphere Data Protection page, select sfo01m01vdp01 from the VDP Appliance drop-down menu and click Connect.
  4. Click the Backup tab.
  5. Locate the Cloud Management Platform Backups backup job.
  6. From the Backup job actions menu, click Edit.
  7. On the Editing backup job page, in the left pane, click 2 Backup Sources.
  8. On the Backup Sources page, fully expand the virtual machines tree.

    Object

    Value

    vCenter Server

    sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Data center

    sfo01-m01dc

    Cluster

    sfo01-m01-mgmt01

  9. Locate the following virtual machines for vRealize Orchestrator, and deselect them from the job.

    vRealize Automation Component

    VM Name

    vRealize Orchestrator

    vra01vro01a.rainpole.local

    vra01vro01b.rainpole.local

  10. In the left pane, click 6 Ready to Complete.
  11. On the Ready to Complete page, verify that the backup job has the following configuration and click Finish.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    Cloud Management Platform Backups

    Select Sources:

    • vra01svr01a.rainpole.local

    • vra01svr01b.rainpole.local

    • vra01ims01a.rainpole.local

    • vra01ims01b.rainpole.local

    • vra01iws01a.rainpole.local

    • vra01iws01b.rainpole.local

    • vra01mssql01.rainpole.local

    • sfo01ias01a.sfo01.rainpole.local

    • sfo01ias01b.sfo01.rainpole.local

    • vra01dem01a.rainpole.local

    • vra01dem01b.rainpole.local

    • vrb01svr01.rainpole.local

    • sfo01vrbc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Backup Destination

    VDP Appliance storage

    Fall back to non-quiesced backup if quiescence fails

    Yes

    Backup schedule

    Daily

    Retention Policy

    3 Days