To protect the vRealize Operations Manager virtual machines from a host-level failure, configure vSphere DRS to run the virtual machines of the remote collectors on different hosts in the ROBO cluster.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://nyc01r01vc01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. Navigate to the nyc01r01vc01.rainpole.local vCenter Server object, and under the nyc01-r01dc data center object select the nyc01-r01-robo01 cluster.
  3. Click the Configure tab.
  4. Under the Configuration group of settings, select VM/Host Rules
  5. Create the anti-affinity rules for the vRealize Operations Manager remote collectors using the following settings.

    Setting

    Value for the Remote Collectors

    Name

    anti-affinity-rule-vropsr

    Enable rule

    Selected

    Type

    Separate Virtual Machines

    Members

    • nyc01vropsc01a

    • nyc01vropsc01b

    1. In the VM/Host Rules list, click Add above the rules list. 
    2. In the Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, add the new anti-affinity rule for the virtual machines of the vRealize Operations Manager remote collectors and click OK.