After you deploy the Cloud Management Platform (CMP)
, perform the post-deployment tasks for the cloud management layer. Complete the SDDC configuration in your environment and confirm the successful provisioning of virtual machines by using newly created blueprints. for Consolidated SDDC
Create Machine Prefixes for Consolidated SDDC As a fabric administrator, you create machine prefixes that can be later used for creating names of machines provisioned by using vRealize Automation. Tenant administrators and business group managers select the machine prefixes and assign them to provisioned machines through blueprints and business group defaults.
Create Business Groups for Consolidated SDDC Tenant administrators create business groups to associate a set of services and resources to a set of users that often correspond to a line of business, department, or other organizational unit. To request machines, users must belong to a business group.
Create Reservation Policies for Consolidated SDDC You use reservation policies to group similar reservations together. To allow a tenant administrator or a business group manager to use the reservation policy in a blueprint, first create the reservation policy tag and then add the policy to reservations.
Create External Network Profiles for Consolidated SDDC Before members of a business group can request virtual machines, fabric administrators must create network profiles to define the subnet and routing configuration for the virtual machines. Each network profile is configured for a specific network port group or virtual network to specify the IP address and the routing configuration for virtual machines provisioned to that network.
Create Reservations for the Cluster for Consolidated SDDC Before members of a business group can request machines, as a fabric administrator, you must allocate resources to them by creating a reservation. Each reservation is configured for a specific business group to grant them access to request machines on a specified compute resource.
Create Reservations for the User Edge Resources for Consolidated SDDC Before the members of a business group can request virtual machines, as a fabric administrator, you must allocate NSX Edge resources to that business group by creating a reservation. Each reservation is configured for a specific business group to grant access for the group members to request virtual machines on a specified compute resource.
Configure Single Machine Blueprints for Consolidated SDDC Virtual machine blueprints regulate the attributes, policies, management settings, and provisioning manner of a virtual machine.
Reconfigure the Microsoft SQL Server for vRealize Automation for Consolidated SDDC When you deploy vRealize Automation, the Microsoft SQL Server is outside of the vRealize Automation application virtual network and you must reconfigure the Microsoft SQL Server.