As an IaaS administrator, to allow vRealize Automation to manage the infrastructure, create endpoints and configure user credentials for those endpoints. When you create a vSphere Endpoint, vRealize Automation can communicate with the vSphere environment and discover vCenter Server-managed compute resources, collect data, and provision machines.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation Rainpole portal.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01svr01.rainpole.local/vcac/org/rainpole.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      vra-admin-rainpole

      Password

      vra-admin-rainpole_password

      Domain

      rainpole.local

  2. Navigate to Infrastructure > Endpoints > Endpoints, and click New > Virtual > vSphere (vCenter).
  3. On the New Endpoint - vSphere (vCenter) page, create a vSphere Endpoint with the following settings, and click Test Connection.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Address

    https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/sdk

    User Name

    rainpole\svc-vra

    Password

    svc-vra_password

    Note:

    The vSphere Endpoint name must be the same as the endpoint name configured during the installation of the vRealize Automation environment. See the VMware Validated Design Deployment for Region A documentation.

  4. If a Security Alert window appears, click OK.
  5. Click OK to create the Endpoint.