You can configure new data center locations and resources in the Compute Resource menu of the vRealize Automation deployment selection screen, allowing you to more easily select new compute resources for deployment. To add a new location to the Compute Resource menu, you edit an XML file on the vRealize Automation server.

Perform this procedure for both IaaS Web server virtual machines: vra01iws01a and vra01iws01b.

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. Open a VM console to the IaaS Web server virtual machine vra01iws01a and log in using administrator credentials.
  3. Add the data centers for the two regions of the SDDC.
    1. Open the file C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VCAC\Server\Website\XmlData\DataCenterLocations.xml in a text editor.
    2. Update the Data Name and Description attributes to use the following settings.

      Data Name

      Description

      SFO

      San Francisco Data Center

      NYC

      New York City Remote Office

    3. Save and close the file.
  4. Restart the vra01iws01a virtual machine.

    Wait until the virtual machine restarts and is successfully running.

  5. Repeat this procedure for the vra01iws01b virtual machine.