The data center environment is now ready for the multi-site deployment of virtual machines using vRealize Automation. Test your environment and confirm the successful provisioning of virtual machines using the blueprints you created to both Region A and Region B.

Repeat this procedure twice to provision virtual machines in both the Region A and Region B Compute vCenter Server instances. 


Compute vCenter Server

San Francisco


Los Angeles



  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.



      User name






  2. Select the Catalog tab, and click Unified Single Machine Catalog from the catalog of available services.
  3. Click the Request button for the Windows Server 2012 R2 - Unified blueprint.

    The New Request window appears.

  4. Select San Francisco from the Select a Region drop-down menu, and click Submit.
  5. Verify the request finishes successfully.
    1. Select the Requests tab.
    2. Select the request you submitted and wait several minutes for the request to complete.

      Click the Refresh icon every few minutes until a Successful message appears under Status.

    3. Click View Details.
    4. Under Status Details, verify that the virtual machine successfully provisioned.
  6. Log in to the Compute vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client .
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  7. Verify the virtual machine provisions in the Region A vCenter Server compute cluster.
    1. From the Home menu, select VMs and Templates.
    2. In the Navigator pane, navigate to sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local >, sfo01-w01dc > VRM and verify the existence of the virtual machine.
  8. Repeat this procedure for Region B.
    1. Provision virtual machines to the Region B vCenter Server compute cluster.
    2. Verify that the request finishes successfully and that the virtual machine is provisioned in the Region B vCenter Server compute cluster.


You have successfully performed a cross-region deployment of vRealize Automation single machine blueprints, provisioning virtual machines in both Region A and Region B.