You deploy the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager appliance and configure storage, networking, and other key appliance attributes.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.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, select Global Inventory Lists > vCenter Servers.
  3. Right-click sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local and select Deploy OVF Template.
  4. On the Select template page, select Local file, browse to the location of the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager OVA file, and click Next.
  5. On the Select name and location page, enter the following information, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    vrslcm01svr01a

    Select a data center or folder

    sfo01-m01fd-mgmt

  6. On the Select a resource page, select sfo01-m01-mgmt01 and click Next.
  7. On the Review details page, review the virtual appliance details such as product, version, download size, and size on disk, and click Next.
  8. On the Accept license agreements page, read and accept the End-User License Agreement, and click Next.
  9. On the Select configuration page, leave the default value and click Next.
  10. On the Select storage page, select the following parameters and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Select virtual disk format

    Thin provision

    VM storage policy

    vSAN Default Storage Policy

    Datastores

    sfo01-m01-vsan01

  11. On the Select networks page, select the distributed port group that ends with Mgmt-xRegion01-VXLAN from the Destination Network drop-down menu and click Next.
  12. On the Customize template page, configure the following values and click Next.

    Option

    Value

    Hostname

    vrslcm01svr01a.rainpole.local

    Join the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program

    Selected

    Common Name

    vrslcm01svr01a.rainpole.local

    Country Code

    US

    Organization Name

    Rainpole

    Organization Unit

    Rainpole

    Default Gateway

    192.168.11.1

    Domain Name

    rainpole.local

    Domain Name Servers

    172.16.11.4,172.17.11.4

    Domain Search Path

    rainpole.local

    Network 1 IP Address

    192.168.11.20

    Network 1 Netmask

    255.255.255.0

  13. On the Ready to complete page, click Finish and wait for the process to complete.
  14. Power on the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager appliance.
    1. From the Home menu, select Hosts and Clusters.
    2. Expand the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
    3. Select the vrslcm01svr01a virtual machine and from the Actions menu select Power > Power on.