The service monitor defines health check parameters for the load balancer. You create a service monitor for each component.


  1. Log in to the Management 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. Click Networking & Security.
  3. In the Navigator pane, click NSX Edges.
  4. From the NSX Manager drop-down menu, select as the NSX Manager and double-click the lax01m01lb01 NSX Edge to manage its network settings.
  5. Click the Manage tab, click Load Balancer, and select Service Monitoring.
  6. Click the Add icon and in the New Service Monitor dialog box, configure the values for the service monitor you are adding, and click OK.
    Setting vra-svr-443-monitor vra-iws-443-monitor vra-ims-443-monitor vra-vro-8283-monitor
    Name vra-svr-443-monitor vra-iws-443-monitor vra-ims-443-monitor vra-vro-8283-monitor
    Interval 3 3 3 3
    Timeout 10 10 10 10
    Max Retries 3 3 3 3
    Expected 204
    Method GET GET GET GET
    URL /vcac/services/api/health /wapi/api/status/web /VMPSProvision /vco-controlcenter/docs
    Receive REGISTERED ProvisionService
  7. Repeat this procedure to create a service monitor for each component.
    Upon completion, verify that you have successfully entered the monitor names and their respective configuration values.