Before you can create an environment for product deployments, you must add a data center and the associated vCenter Server instance to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.

You add a data center for the deployment in Consolidated SDDC for each of the following groups of components:

  • Cross-region components, such as the analytics cluster of vRealize Operations Manager and the main components of the Cloud Management Platform.

  • Local-region components, such as vRealize Log Insight and vRealize Log Insight Content Packs.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager user interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vrslcm01svr01a.rainpole.local/vrlcm.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin@localhost

      Password

      vrslcm_admin_password

  2. In the Navigator, click the Data Centers icon.
  3. Add the data centers.
    1. On the Data Centers page, click the Manage Data Centers tab and click Add Data Center.
    2. In the Add Data Center dialog box, add the data centers by entering the following information and clicking Add.

      Setting

      Value for Consolidated Region

      Value for Cross-Region

      Name

      sfo01-w01dc

      cross-region-dc

      Location

      San Francisco, California, US

      San Francisco, California, US

  4. Add the vCenter Server instances.
    1. On the Data Centers page, click the Manage vCenter Servers tab.
    2. From the Select Data Center drop-down menu, select sfo01-w01dc and click Add vCenter Server.
    3. In the Add vCenter Server Details dialog box, enter the following vCenter Server information for each data center and click Submit.

      Setting

      Value for the sfo01-w01dc Data Center

      Value for the cross-region-dc Data Center

      Host Name

      sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      User Name

      svc-vrslcm-vsphere@rainpole.local

      svc-vrslcm-vsphere@rainpole.local

      Password

      svc-vrslcm-vsphere_password

      svc-vrslcm-vsphere_password

      vCenter Server Type

      Consolidated Management and Workload

      Consolidated Management and Workload

    4. Repeat the steps to add the vCenter Server instance to the other data center.
  5. In the Navigator, click Requests and validate that VC_DATA_COLLECTION for each vCenter Server instance shows COMPLETED.