VM groups allow you to define the startup order of virtual machines. The startup order you define ensures that vSphere HA powers on virtual machines in the correct order.

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, log in to the management domain 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 Hosts and clusters inventory, expand the sfo-m01-vc01.sfo.rainpole.io tree and expand the sfo-m01-dc01 data center.
  3. Select the sfo-m01-cl01 cluster and click the Configure tab.
  4. In the left pane, select Configuration > VM/Host groups.
  5. Click Add VM/host group, configure the settings, and click OK.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    vRealize Log Insight Virtual Appliances

    Type

    VM Group

    Members

    Click Add, select the vRealize Log Insight nodes, and click OK.

    • sfo-vrli01a

    • sfo-vrli01b

    • sfo-vrli01c

  6. Click Add VM/host group, configure the settings, and click OK.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    Regional Workspace ONE Access Virtual Appliances

    Type

    VM Group

    Members

    Click Add, select the region-specific Workspace ONE Access node, sfo-wsa01, and click OK.

  7. Create a rule to power on the region-specific Workspace ONE Access node before the vRealize Log Insight nodes.
    1. Select the sfo-m01-cl01 cluster and click the Configure tab.
    2. In the left pane, select Configuration > VM/Host rules.
    3. Click Add VM/host rule, enter these values, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      SDDC Cloud Logging

      Enable rule

      Selected

      Type

      Virtual Machines to Virtual Machines

      The VM dependency restart condition must be met before continuing to

      Regional Workspace ONE Access Virtual Appliances

      On restart for VM group

      vRealize Log Insight Virtual Appliances