You deploy the virtual appliance of VMware Cloud Builder and configure the appliance to start the automated implementation of the SDDC components for Consolidated SDDC.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vSphere host by using the VMware Host Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01w01esx01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in by using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name root
      Password esxi_root_user_password
  2. In the Navigator, select Host and click the Create / Register VM button.
    The New virtual machine wizard appears.
  3. On the Select creation type dialog box, select Deploy a virtual machine from an OVF or OVA file and click Next.
  4. On the Select OVF and VMDK files dialog box, enter sfo01cb01 for the virtual machine name, select the VMware Cloud Builder.ova file, and click Next.
  5. In the Select storage dialog box, select sfo01-w01-bkp01, and click Next.
  6. On the License agreements page, click I agree to accept the license agreement, and click Next.
  7. On the Deployment options page, enter the following values and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Network mappings

    VM network

    Disk provisioning

    Thin

    Power on automatically

    Selected

  8. In the Additional settings dialog box, expand Application, enter the following values, and click Next.

    Option

    Value

    Root password

    sfo01cb01_root_password

    Note : The passwords must be at least 8 characters, must contain uppercase, lowercase, digits, and special characters.

    Confirm root password

    sfo01cb01_root_password

    Admin user name

    admin

    Admin password

    sfo01cb01_admin_password

    Confirm admin password

    sfo01cb01_admin_password

    Network 1 IP address

    172.16.11.60

    Network 1 Subnet mask

    255.255.255.0

    Default Gateway

    172.16.11.253

    Enter VM hostname

    sfo01cb01

    Domain name

    sfo01.rainpole.local

    Domain search path

    sfo01.rainpole.local,rainpole.local

    DNS

    172.16.11.5,172.16.11.4

    NTP

    ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local

  9. On the Ready to complete dialog box, review the virtual machine configuration and click Finish.