Before you can create an environment for product deployments, you must add a data center and the associated vCenter Server instance to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.

You add a data center for the deployment in ROBO for each of the following groups of components:

  • Cross-region components, such as the remote collectors of vRealize Operations Manager, vSphere proxy agents of vRealize Automation, and the data collectors of vRealize Business.

  • Local-region components, such as vRealize Log Insight and vRealize Log Insight Content Packs.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager user interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vrslcm01svr01a.rainpole.local/vrlcm.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin@localhost

      Password

      vrslcm_admin_password

  2. In the Navigator, click the Data Centers icon.
  3. Add the data center.
    1. On the Data Centers page, click the Manage Data Centers tab and click Add Data Center.
    2. In the Add Data Center dialog box, add the data center by entering the following information and click Add.

      Setting

      Value for ROBO region

      Name

      nyc01-r01dc

      Location

      New York City, New York, US

  4. Add the vCenter Server instance.
    1. On the Data Centers page, click the Manage vCenter Servers tab.
    2. From the Select Data Center drop-down menu, select nyc01-r01dc data center and click Add vCenter Server.
    3. In the Add vCenter Server Details dialog box, enter the following information for each data center and click Submit.

      Setting

      Value for the nyc01-r01dc Data Center

      Value for the cross-region-dc Data Center

      Host Name

      nyc01r01vc01.rainpole.local

      nyc01r01vc01.rainpole.local

      User Name

      svc-vrslcm-vsphere@rainpole.local

      svc-vrslcm-vsphere@rainpole.local

      Password

      svc-vrslcm-vsphere_password

      svc-vrslcm-vsphere_password

      vCenter Server Type

      Consolidated Management and Workload

      Consolidated Management and Workload

    4. Repeat the steps to add the vCenter Server to the other data center.
  5. In the Navigator, click Requests and validate that VC_DATA_COLLECTION for each vCenter Server shows COMPLETED.