Before creating the host profile for the shared edge and compute cluster, enable vSphere HA.


  1. Log in to the Compute vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01w01vc01.lax01.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 pane, click Hosts and Clusters and expand the lax01w01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local tree.
  3. Select the lax01-w01-comp01 cluster.
  4. Click the Configure tab and click vSphere Availability.
  5. Click Edit.
  6. In the Edit Cluster Settings dialog box, select the Turn on vSphere HA check box.
  7. Click Failures and Responses and select the following values.
    Setting Value
    Enable Host Monitoring Selected
    Host Failure Response Restart VMs
    Response for Host Isolation Power off and restart VMs
    Datastore with PDL Disabled
    Datastore with APD Disabled
    VM Monitoring VM Monitoring Only
  8. Click Admission Control.
  9. Under the Admission Control settings, enter the following settings.
    Setting Value
    Host failures cluster tolerates 1
    Define host failover capacity by Cluster resource percentage
    Override calculated failover capacity Deselected
    Performance degradation VMs tolerate 100%
  10. Click OK.