You deploy a new NSX-T Manager instance by using the configuration of the failed node.

Prerequisites

Download the NSX-T Manager OVA file for the version of the failed NSX-T Manager instance. See Retrieve the NSX-T Manager Version.

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Client.
    Setting Value
    URL https://sfo-m01-vc01.sfo.rainpole.io/ui
    User name administrator@vsphere.local
    Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. In the VMs and templates inventory, expand the sfo-m01-vc01.sfo.rainpole.io tree and expand the sfo-m01-dc01 data center.
  3. Right-click the sfo-m01-fd-nsx folder and select Deploy OVF Template.
  4. On the Select an OVF template page, select Local file, click Upload files, navigate to the location of the NSX-T Manager OVA file, click Open, and click Next.
  5. On the Select a name and folder page, in the Virtual machine name text box, enter VM name of the failed node, and click Next.
  6. On the Select a compute resource page, select the sfo-m01-cl01-rp-sddc-mgmt and click Next.
  7. On the Review details page, click Next.
  8. On the Configuration page, select Medium, and click Next.
  9. On the Select storage page, select sfo-m01-cl01-ds-vsan01, and click Next.
  10. On the Select networks page, from the Destination network drop-down menu, select sfo01-m01-cl01-vds01-pg-mgmt, and click Next.
  11. On the Customize template page, enter these values and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    System root user password

    nsx-t_root_password

    CLI admin user password

    nsx-t_admin_password

    CLI audit password

    nsx-t_audit_password

    Hostname

    failed_node_FQDN

    Default IPv4 gateway

    172.16.11.1

    Management network IPv4 address

    failed_node_IP_address

    Management network netmask

    255.255.255.0

    DNS server list

    172.16.11.4

    NTP servers list

    ntp.sfo.rainpole.io

    Enable SSH

    Selected

    Allow root SSH logins

    Deselected

  12. On the Ready to complete page, review the deployment details and click Finish.

    The NSX-T Manager virtual machine begins to deploy.