VM anti-affinity rules do not persist across regions during recovery using Site Recovery Manager. In Region B, you must duplicate the anti-affinity rules for the components of the Cloud Management Platform that are failed over from Region A so that the rules apply after failover.

About this task

Table 1. Anti-Affinity Rules for the Cloud Management Platform

Name

Type

Members

anti-affinity-rule-vra-svr

Separate Virtual Machines

vra01svr01a, vra01svr01b

anti-affinity-rule-vra-dem

Separate Virtual Machines

vra01dem01a, vra01dem01b

anti-affinity-rule-vra-ims

Separate Virtual Machines

vra01ims01a, vra01ims01b

anti-affinity-rule-vra-iws

Separate Virtual Machines

vra01iws01a, vra01iws01b

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to 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. In the Navigator, click Hosts and Clusters and navigate to the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local vCenter Server object.
  3. Expand the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local > lax01-m01dc tree and click lax01-m01-mgmt01.
  4. Click the Configure tab, and under Configuration, select VM/Host Rules.
  5. Under VM/Host Rules, click Add to create a virtual machine anti-affinity rule.
  6. In the Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, add the first rule for the vRealize Automation Appliances, click OK, and click OK.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    anti-affinity-rule-vra-svr

    Enable rule

    Selected

    Type

    Separate Virtual Machines

    Members

    • vra01svr01a

    • vra01svr01b

  7. Repeat the procedure to configure the remaining anti-affinity rules.