Before you start the deployment of the workload domain, verify that your environment fulfills the requirements for this process.

Verify that your environment satisfies the following prerequisites for the deployment of the workload domain.

Table 1. Deployment Prerequisites
Prerequisite Value

Verify that the management domain has been deployed and is operating normally.

Physical Network

Verify that your environment meets all physical network requirements, all host names and IP addresses are allocated for external services and domain components.

Active Directory

Verify that Active Directory is configured with all child domains and all service accounts, groups, and computer objects are created and configured.


Verify that DNS entries are configured for the root and child domains.

NTP Services

Verify that you have external to the SDDC, two NTP servers configured with time synchronization operational on all ESXi hosts and AD domain controllers.

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