Anti-Affinity rules prevent virtual machines from running on the same host. This helps to maintain redundancy in the event of host failures.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.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, select Hosts and Clusters and expand the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
  3. Select the sfo01-m01-mgmt01 cluster and click the Configure tab.
  4. Under the Configuration group of settings, select VM/Host Rules.
  5. On the VM/Host Rules page, click the Add button to create a new VM/Hosts Rule.
  6. In the Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, enter the following details and click Add.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    anti-affinity-rule-psc

    Enable rule

    Selected

    Type

    Separate Virtual Machines

  7. In the Add Rule Member dialog, select sfo01m01psc01 and sfo01w01psc01 and click OK.
  8. Click OK to create the rule.