After you perform an update, patch, restore, failover or failback of the vRealize Operations Manager, verify the load balancing of the cluster.

About this task

You determine the NSX Edge services gateway on which to perform the verification by type and target of maintenance operation.

Maintenance Operation Type

Region

NSX Manager

NSX Load Balancer

Update, patch or restore

Region A

172.16.11.65

sfo01m01lb01

Region B

172.17.11.65

lax01m01lb01

Failover

Region B

172.17.11.65

lax01m01lb01

Failback

Region A

172.16.11.65

sfo01m01lb01

Prerequisites

Verify that the connectivity status of the OneArmLB interface of the NSX Edge services gateway is Connected.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to the following URL.

      Region

      Operation Type

      Management vCenter Server URL

      Region A

      Failback, update, patch, or restore

      https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client

      Region B

      Failover, update, patch, or restore

      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. Verify the pool configuration by examining the pool statistics that reflect the status of the components behind the load balancer.
    1. From the Home menu, select Networking & Security.
    2. On the NSX Home page, click NSX Edges and select the IP address of the NSX Manager for the management cluster from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.

      Region

      Operation Type

      NSX Manager for the Management Cluster

      Region A

      Failback, update, patch, or restore

      172.16.11.65

      Region B

      Failover, update, patch, or restore

      172.17.11.65

    3. On the NSX Edges page, double-click the NSX Edge device.

      Region

      Operation Type

      NSX Edge device

      Region A

      Failback, update, patch, or restore

      sfo01m01lb01

      Region B

      Failover, update, patch, or restore

      lax01m01lb01

    4. On the Manage tab, click the Load Balancer tab.
    5. Select Pools and click Show Pool Statistics.
    6. In the Pool and Member Status dialog box, select the vrops-svr-443 pool.
    7. Verify that the status of the vrops-svr-443 pool is UP and the status of all members is UP.
  3. In a Web browser, go to https://vrops01svr01.rainpole.local to verify that the cluster is accessible at the public Virtual Server IP (VIP) address over HTTPS.
  4. In a Web browser, go to http://vrops01svr01.rainpole.local to verify that HTTP requests are auto-redirected to HTTPS.