Test your environment and confirm the successful provisioning of virtual machines using the blueprints that have been created. If multiple availability zones have been configured, you must manually place all the virtual machines provisioned by vRealize Automation into the appropriate VM group for the availability zone.

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. Select the Catalog tab, and click NYC Service Catalog from the catalog of available services.
  3. Click the Request button for the Windows Server 2012 R2 - NYC Prod blueprint.
  4. Click Submit.
  5. Verify the request finishes successfully.
    1. Select the Requests tab.
    2. Select the request you submitted and wait several minutes for the request to finish.

      Click the Refresh icon every few minutes until a Successful message appears under Status.

    3. Under Status Details, verify that the virtual machine successfully provisioned.
  6. Log in to the 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

  7. Verify the virtual machine provisions in the shared edge and compute cluster.
    1. From the Home menu, select > VMs and Templates.
    2. In the Navigator pane, navigate to nyc01r01vc01.rainpole.local>nyc01-r01-robo01>nyc01-user-vm, and verify the existence of the virtual machine.