Validate the configuration status of the vSphere Data Protection in Region A and Region B after you perform a software maintenance operation in the Software-Defined Data Center.

About this task

After you patch or update vSphere Data Protection, verify the version and the service status. Perform the following verification tasks:

  • Configuration

  • Connectivity to vCenter Server

  • Proxies

  • Storage performance

  • Service status

  • Enterprise Manager Web Status

Table 1. vSphere Data Protection Nodes

Setting

Region A

Region B

FQDN

sfo01m01vdp01.sfo01.rainpole.local

lax01m01vdp01.lax01.rainpole.local

URL to configuration interface

https://sfo01m01vdp01.sfo01.rainpole.local:8543/vdp-configure

https://sfo01m01vdp01.sfo01.rainpole.local:8543/vdp-configure

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vSphere Data Protection configuration interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vdp01.sfo01.rainpole.local:8543/vdp-configure.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      vdp_root_password

  2. Verify the host name and vCenter Server connectivity of the vSphere Data Protection appliance.
    1. On the Configuration tab, under VDP Appliance, verify the following parameters of vSphere Data Protection.

      Setting

      Region A

      Region B

      Hostname

      sfo01m01vdp01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      lax01m01vdp01.lax01.rainpole.local

      Time zone

      UTC

      UTC

      vCenter

      sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local

      vCenter SSO

      sfo01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      lax01psc01.lax01.rainpole.local

    2. Under Proxies, verify that the status of vSphere Data Protection proxy instance is running (green).
    3. Verify the status of all services .

      Services

      Status

      Core

      Running

      Management

      Running

      Maintenance

      Running

      Backup Scheduler

      Running

      Replication

      Running

      File Level Restore

      Running

      Backup Recovery

      Running

  3. Verify the proxy of the vSphere Data Protection appliance.
    1. On the Configuration tab, under Proxies, verify the following parameters.

      Setting

      Region A

      Region B

      Name

      sfo01m01vdp01

      lax01m01vdp01

      IP Address

      172.16.11.81

      172.17.11.81

      Datastore

      sfo01-m01-vdp01

      lax01-m01-vdp01

      Status

      Running

      Running

  4. Verify storage performance.
    1. Click the Storage tab.
    2. Under Storage summary, verify that the Performance Analysis status is Passed.
  5. Verify the status of all services of the vSphere Data Protection appliance.
    1. Open an SSH connection to sfo01m01vdp01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Values

      User Name

      root

      Password

      vdp_root_password

    3. Run the following command.
      dpnctl status all
    4. Verify that the status of all services as follows.
      Note:

      The status of axionfs service should be down.

      Service

      Status

      gsan

      up

      MCS

      up

      emt

      up

      Backup scheduler status

      up

      axionfs status

      down

      Maintenance windows scheduler status

      enabled

      Unattended startup status

      enabled

      avinstaller status

      up

    5. Verify the status of Enterprise Manager Web application in the vSphere Data Protection appliance by run the following command.
      emwebapp.sh --test
  6. Repeat the procedure for lax01m01vdp01.lax01.rainpole.local in Region B.