After you upgrade the cloud management layer, increase the memory on the vRealize Automation IaaS virtual machines to align with this version of VMware Validated Design.

Repeat this procedure using the following order and virtual machines information to increase the memory.

Order

Virtual Machine

vCenter Folder

Memory Size (MB)

1

lax01ias01b

lax01-m01fd-vraias

8192 MB

2

lax01ias01a

lax01-m01fd-vraias

8192 MB

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. From the Home menu of the vSphere Web Client, select VMs and Templates.
  3. Shut down the vRealize Automation virtual machines in the environment according to the defined order.
    1. In the Navigator, expand the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local > lax01-m01dc > lax01-m01fd-vraias tree .
    2. Right-click the vra01iws01b virtual machine, select Power > Shut Down Guest OS and click Yes in the confirmation dialog box that appears.
    3. Verify that the vra01iws01b virtual machine shuts down gracefully.
  4. Increase the memory of the IaaS virtual machine.
    1. Right-click the vra01iws01b virtual machine and select Edit Settings.
    2. In the Edit Settings dialog box, click the Virtual Hardware tab and set Memory to 8192 MB.
    3. Click OK.
  5. Right-click the vra01iws01b virtual machine and select Power > Power on.
  6. From the vVirtual machine console, verify that vra01iws01a boots, and uses the configuration settings specified.
  7. Wait several minutes for the operating system and services to start on the virtual machine.
  8. Log in to the vRealize Automation appliance management console and verify the status each vRealize Automation IaaS node.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01svr01a.rainpole.local:5480
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Settings

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      vra_appA_root_password

    3. Click vRA Settings > Cluster and verify that vra01iws01a has a Last Connected status of less than 30 seconds and a Time Offset status of less than 1 second.
  9. Repeat this procedure to increase the memory on the remaining vRealize Automation IaaS virtual machines in Region B.