The Cloud Management Platform (CMP) consists of integrated products that provide for the management of public, private, and hybrid cloud environments. CMP consists of vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator, and vRealize Business. vRealize Automation incorporates virtual machine provisioning and a self-service portal. vRealize Business enables billing and chargeback functions. vRealize Orchestrator provides workflow optimization.
The following procedures describe the validated flow of installation and configuration for the second site in the enterprise.
Prerequisites for Cloud Management Platform Implementation in Region B Verify that the following configurations are established before you begin the Cloud Management Platform procedures in Region B.
Configure Service Account Privileges in Region B To allow provisioning virtual machines and logical networks, configure privileges for vRealize Automation for the service account firstname.lastname@example.org on both the Compute vCenter Server and the Compute Cluster NSX Instance.
Deploy the Cloud Management Platform in Region B By using the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager installation wizard, you deploy vRealize Automation Proxy Agents and vRealize Business for Cloud Data Collector. Start by configuring a load balancer for vRealize Automation services and perform additional configuration for vRealize Automation Proxy Agents and vRealize Business for Cloud Data Collector.
Embedded vRealize Orchestrator Configuration in Region B VMware Embedded vRealize Orchestrator provides a library of extensible workflows to allow you to create and run automated, configurable processes to manage your VMware vSphere infrastructure, as well as other VMware and third-party applications.
vRealize Business Configuration in Region B vRealize Business is an IT financial management tool that provides transparency and control over the costs and quality of IT services, enabling alignment with the business and acceleration of IT transformation.
Content Library Configuration in Region B Content libraries are container objects for VM templates, vApp templates, and other types of files. vSphere administrators can use the templates in the library to deploy virtual machines and vApps in the vSphere inventory. Sharing templates and files across multiple vCenter Server instances in same or different locations brings out consistency, compliance, efficiency, and automation in deploying workloads at scale.
Tenant Content Creation in Region B To provision virtual machines in the Compute vCenter Server instance, you configure the tenant to use vCenter Server compute resources.
Operations Management Configuration for Cloud Management in Region B After you install the components of the Cloud Management Platform in Region B, enable their integration with the operations management layer. You can monitor and receive alerts and logs about the platform to a central location by using vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Log Insight.