Validate the operational status of the deployed NSX Manager instances after you perform a software maintenance operation in the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC).

About this task

After you patch, update, restore, failover, or failback the NSX instances in the SDDC, or after you have restored the NSX virtual appliances, verify the version, the service status and configuration of each NSX Manager appliance. Perform the following verification tasks against each vRealize Automation instance:

  • Version

  • Services

  • Configuration

  • Certificate

  • Lookup Service URL

  • Connectivity to vCenter Server

Table 1. NSX Manager Instances

Cluster

Region A

Region B

Management cluster

sfo01m01nsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local

lax01m01nsx01.lax01.rainpole.local

Shared edge and compute cluster

sfo01w01nsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local

lax01w01nsx01.lax01.rainpole.local

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management NSX Manager appliance user interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01nsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin

      Password

      nsx_manager_admin_password

  2. On the Home page, click the View Summary and verify the NSX Manager Virtual Appliance version.
  3. On the Summary tab verify the status of the following services.

    Components

    Name

    Status

    Common components

    vPostgres

    Running

    RabbitMQ

    Running

    System-level components

    SSH Service

    Running

    NSX Management Components

    NSX Universal Synchronization Service

    Running

    NSX Management Service

    Running

  4. On the Home page, click the Manage Appliance Settings and verify the value that is assigned during initial setup for the following settings.

    Setting category

    Setting

    Value

    Time Settings

    NTP Server

    • ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local

    • ntp.lax01.rainpole.local

    Syslog Server

    Syslog Server

    sfo01vrli01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Port

    514

    Protocol

    UDP

  5. On the Manage tab, under Settings, click SSL Certificates, and verify that the certificate is valid.
  6. On the Manage tab, under Settings click NSX Management Service, and verify the following settings under Lookup Service URL.

    Setting

    Value

    Lookup Service

    https://sfo01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local:443/lookupservice/sdk

    SSO Administrator User Name

    administrator@vsphere.local

    Status

    Connected

  7. On the NSX Management Service page verify the following settings under vCenter Server.

    Setting

    Value

    vCenter Server

    sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    vCenter User Name

    svc-nsxmanager@rainpole.local

    Status

    Connected

  8. Repeat the steps for the remaining NSX Manager appliances.