Add each vCenter Server instance that contributes resources to vRealize Automation and uses vRealize Orchestrator workflows to allow communication.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01svr01.rainpole.local.
    2. Click vRealize Orchestrator Client.
    3. On the VMware vRealize Orchestrator login page, log in to the Embedded vRealize Orchestrator Host by using the following host name and credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      Host name

      vra01svr01.rainpole.local:443

      User name

      svc-vra

      Password

      svc-vra_password

  2. In the left pane, click Workflows and navigate to Library > vCenter > Configuration.
  3. Right-click the Add a vCenter Server Instance workflow and click Start Workflow.
    1. On the Set the vCenter Server Instance properties page, configure the following settings and click Next.

      Setting

      Value

      IP or hostname of the vCenter Server instance to add

      nyc01r01vc01.rainpole.local

      HTTPS port of the vCenter Server instance

      443

      Location of SDK that you use to connect

      /sdk

      Will you orchestrate this instance?

      Yes

      Do you want to ignore certificate warnings?

      Yes

    2. On the Set the connection properties page, configure the following settings and click Submit.

      Setting

      Value

      Do you want to use a session per user method to manage user access to the vCenter Server system?

      NO

      vCenter Server user name

      rainpole.local/svc-vro

      vCenter Server password

      svc-vro_password

  4. Click the Inventory tab and expand the vSphere vCenter Plug-in tree control, to verify that the workflow completed successfully.

Results

The vCenter Server instance you added is visible in the inventory.