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 vCenter Server by using the vSphere Client.
    Setting Value
    URL https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/ui
    User name administrator@vsphere.local
    Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. In the Hosts and clusters inventory, expand the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree and expand the sfo01-m01dc data center.
  3. Select the sfo01-m01-mgmt01 cluster and click the Configure tab.
  4. In the left pane, select Configuration > VM/Host groups.
  5. Click Add VM/host group and enter these values.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    vRealize Operations Manager Virtual Appliances

    Type

    VM Group

    Members

    Click Add VM/host group members, select the analytics cluster nodes, and click OK.

    • vrops01svr01a

    • vrops01svr01b

    • vrops01svr01c

  6. Click OK.
  7. Create a rule to power on the cross-region Workspace ONE Access nodes before the vRealize Operations Manager nodes.
    1. Select the sfo01-m01-mgmt01 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 Operations

      Enable rule

      Selected

      Type

      Virtual Machines to Virtual Machines

      The VM dependency restart condition must be met before continuing to

      Cross-Region Workspace ONE Access Virtual Appliances

      On restart for VM group

      vRealize Operations Manager Virtual Appliances