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

You add a data center for the deployment in Region B for each of the following groups of components:
  • Cross-region components, such as the remote collectors of vRealize Operations Manager, vSphere proxy agents of vRealize Automation, and the data collectors of vRealize Business.
  • Local-region components, such as vRealize Log Insight and vRealize Log Insight Content Packs.


  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 center.
    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 center by entering the following information and click Add.
      Setting Value for Region B
      Name lax01-m01dc
      Location Los Angeles, California, US
  4. Add the vCenter Server instance.
    1. On the Data Centers page, click the Manage vCenter Servers tab.
    2. From the Select Data Center drop-down menu, select data center and click Add vCenter Server.
    3. In the Add vCenter Server Details dialog box, enter the following information for each data center and click Submit.
      Setting Value for the Data Center Value for the cross-region-dc Data Center
      Host Name sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local sfo01m01vc01.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 Management Management
    4. Repeat the steps to add the vCenter Server to the other data center.
  5. In the Navigator, click Requests and validate that VC_DATA_COLLECTION for each vCenter Server shows COMPLETED.