Create folders to group objects of the same type for easier management.

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. Create folders for each of the management applications. 
    1. In the Navigator, click VMs and Templates and expand the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
    2. Right-click the sfo01-m01dc data center, and select New Folder > New VM and Template Folder.
    3. In the New Folder dialog box, enter sfo01-m01fd-mgmt as the name to label the folder and click OK.
    4. Repeat this step to create the remaining folders.

      Management Applications

      Folder

      vCenter Server, Platform Services Controllers, and Update Manager Download Service

      sfo01-m01fd-mgmt

      vRealize Automation and vRealize Business

      sfo01-m01fd-vra

      vRealize Automation (Proxy Agent) and vRealize Business (Data Collector)

      sfo01-m01fd-vraias

      vRealize Operations Manager

      sfo01-m01fd-vrops

      vRealize Operations Manager (Remote Collectors)

      sfo01-m01fd-vropsrc

      vRealize Log Insight

      sfo01-m01fd-vrli

      NSX Manager, Controllers, and Edges

      sfo01-m01fd-nsx

      VMware Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication

      sfo01-m01fd-bcdr

  3. Move the vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller virtual machines to the sfo01-m01fd-mgmt folder.
    1. In the Navigator, click VMs and Templates and expand the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
    2. Expand the Discovered Virtual Machines folder.
    3. Drag sfo01m01vc01, sfo01w01vc01, sfo01m01psc01, and sfo01w01psc01to the sfo01-m01fd-mgmt folder.
  4. Delete the Discovered Virtual Machines folder.
    1. In the Navigator, click VMs and Templates and expand the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
    2. Right-click the Discovered Virtual Machines folder and click Remove from Inventory.
    3. On the Confirm Remove dialog, click Yes.