To protect the vRealize Operations Manager virtual machines from a host-level failure, configure vSphere DRS to run the remote collector virtual machines on different hosts in the management cluster in Region B.


  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name administrator@vsphere.local
      Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. Navigate to the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local vCenter Server object, and under the lax01-m01dc data center object select the lax01-m01-mgmt01 cluster.
  3. Click the Configure tab.
  4. Under the Configuration group of settings, select VM/Host Rules.
  5. Create the new anti-affinity rule for the vRealize Operations Manager remote collectors using the following settings.
    1. In the VM/Host Rules page, click the Add button above the rules list.
    2. In the Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, add a new anti-affinity rule for the virtual machines of the remote collectors using the following values, and click OK.
      Setting Value
      Name anti-affinity-rule-vropsr
      Enable rule Selected
      Type Separate Virtual Machines
      • lax01vropsc01a
      • lax01vropsc01b