Allocate host names and IP addresses to all external services required by the SDDC according to this VMware Validated Design.

Allocate host names and IP addresses to the following components in Region A and configure DNS with an FQDN that maps to the IP address where defined:

Components Requires DNS Configuration
NTP X
Active Directory X
Table 1. Host Names and IP Addresses for the External Services
Component Group Host Name DNS Zone IP Address Description
NTP ntp sfo01.rainpole.local
  • 172.16.11.251
  • 172.16.11.252
  • NTP server selected using Round Robin
  • NTP server on a ToR switch in the management cluster
0.ntp sfo01.rainpole.local 172.16.11.251 NTP server on a ToR switch in the management cluster
1.ntp sfo01.rainpole.local 172.16.11.252 NTP server on a ToR switch in the management cluster
AD/DNS/CA dc01rpl rainpole.local 172.16.11.4 Windows 2012 R2 host that contains the Active Directory configuration and DNS server for the rainpole.local domain, and the Microsoft Certificate Authority for signing management SSL certificates.
dc01sfo sfo01.rainpole.local 172.16.11.5 Active Directory and DNS server for the sfo01 child domain.