Before you can take advantage of the IPAM functionality, you configure a network profile and the DNS service to be consumed by vRealize Automation blueprint and you start the DNS service.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vNIOS management interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vnios01.rainpole.local
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin

      Password

      vnios_admin_password

  2. Click the Data Management tab.
  3. Create an IPAM network for the Rainpole tenant.
    1. Click the IPAM submenu.
    2. In the default network view, click the Add icon.
    3. In the Add IPv4 Network wizard, select Add Network, select the Manually option, and click Next.
    4. Enter the following network information and click Next.

      Setting

      Value

      Netmask

      24

      Networks

      192.168.61.0

    5. On the Members page, click the Add icon, add mgmt01vnios01.rainpole.local, and click Next.
    6. Override the following parameters and click Next.

      Setting

      Value

      Routers

      192.168.61.1

      Domain Name

      rainpole.local

      DNS Servers

      172.16.11.4 172.16.11.5





    7. On the Extensible Attributes page, click Next.
    8. In the Create IPv4 Network pane, select Now and click Save & Close.
  4. Create a DNS zone for the Rainpole tenant.
    1. Click the DNS submenu.
    2. Click Zones.
    3. Click the Add icon and select Authoritative Zone.
    4. In the Add Authoritative Zone wizard, select Add an authoritative forward-mapping zone, and click Next.
    5. Enter the following parameters and click Save & Close.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      rainpole.local

  5. To prevent IPAM from using the IP address that is already assigned to the gateway, reserve that address.
    1. Click the newly-created rainpole.local zone.
    2. On the Records page, click the drop down menu next to the icon "+", move down to select Record and select A Record.
    3. In the Add A Record wizard, enter the following parameters and click Save & Close.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      dlr01

      IP Address

      192.168.61.1

    4. In the Warning dialog box, click Yes.
  6. Start the DNS service.
    1. Click the DNS submenu and click Members.
    2. Select the mgmt01vnios01.rainpole.local check box, click Start, and click Yes.

Results