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://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. Create a folder for each of the management applications.
    1. In the Navigator pane, click VMs and Templates and expand the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local tree.
    2. Right-click the lax01-m01dc data center and select New Folder > New VM and Template Folder.
    3. In the New Folder dialog box, enter lax01-m01fd-mgmt as a name for 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 lax01-m01fd-mgmt
      vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator, and vRealize Business lax01-m01fd-vra
      vRealize Automation (Proxy Agent) and vRealize Business (Data Collector) lax01-m01fd-vraias
      vRealize Operations Manager lax01-m01fd-vrops
      vRealize Operations Manager (Remote Collectors) lax01-m01fd-vropsrc
      vRealize Log Insight lax01-m01fd-vrli
      NSX Manager, Controllers, and Edges lax01-m01fd-nsx
      VMware Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Data Protection lax01-m01fd-bcdr
  3. Move the vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller virtual machines to the lax01-m01fd-mgmt folder.
    1. In the Navigator pane, click VMs and Templates.
    2. Expand the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local tree.
    3. Expand the Discovered Virtual Machines folder.
    4. Drag lax01m01vc01, , and lax01m01psc01 to the lax01-m01fd-mgmt folder.
  4. Delete the Discovered Virtual Machines folder.
    1. In the Navigator pane, click VMs and Templates.
    2. Expand the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local tree.
    3. Right click the Discovered Virtual Machines folder and select Remove from Inventory.