Before members of a business group can request machines, as a fabric administrator, you must allocate resources to them by creating a reservation. Each reservation is configured for a specific business group to grant them access to request machines on a specified compute resource.

For the scenarios, you perform this procedure twice to create reservations for both the Production and Development business groups.

Group

Name

Production

NYC01-Prod-Res01

Development

NYC01-Dev-Res01

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation Rainpole portal.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01svr01.rainpole.local/vcac/org/rainpole.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      vra-admin-rainpole

      Password

      vra-admin-rainpole_password

      Domain

      rainpole.local

  2. Navigate to Infrastructure > Reservations > Reservations, and click New > vSphere (vCenter).
  3. On the New Reservation - vSphere (vCenter) page, click the General tab and configure the following values.

    Setting

    Production Group Value

    Development Group Value

    Name

    NYC01-Prod-Res01

    NYC01-Dev-Res01

    Tenant

    rainpole

    rainpole

    Business Group

    Production

    Development

    Reservation Policy

    NYC-Production-Policy

    NYC-Development-Policy

    Priority

    100

    100

    Enable This Reservation

    Selected

    Selected

  4. On the New Reservation - vSphere (vCenter) page, click the Resources tab.
    1. Select nyc01-r01-robo01( nyc01r01vc01.rainpole.local) from the Compute resource drop-down menu.
    2. In the This Reservation column of the Memory (GB) table, enter 200.
    3. In the Storage (GB) table, select the check box for your primary datastore, for example, nyc01-r01-vsan01, enter 2000 in the This Reservation Reserved text box, enter 1 in the Priority text box, and click OK.
    4. Select nyc01-user-vm from the Resource pool drop-down menu.
  5. On the New Reservation - vSphere (vCenter) page, click the Network tab.
  6. On the Network tab, select the network path check boxes listed in the following table from the Network Paths list, and select the corresponding network profile from the Network Profile drop-down menu for the business group whose reservation you are configuring.
    1. Configure the Production Business Group with the following values.

      Production Network Path

      Production Group Network Profile

      vxw-dvs-xxxxx-Production-Web-VXLAN

      NYC-Production-Web

      vxw-dvs-xxxxx-Production-DB-VXLAN

      NYC-Production-DB

      vxw-dvs-xxxxx-Production-App-VXLAN

      NYC-Production-App

    2. Configure the Development Business Group with the following values.

      Development Network Path

      Development Group Network Profile

      vxw-dvs-xxxxx-Development-Web-VXLAN

      NYC-Development-Web

      vxw-dvs-xxxxx-Development-DB-VXLAN

      NYC-Development-DB

      vxw-dvs-xxxxx-Development-App-VXLAN

      NYC-Development-App

  7. Click OK to save the reservation.
  8. Repeat this procedure to create a reservation for the Development Business Group.