You create vCenter Server and NSX-T Data Center cloud accounts, assign them to Active Directory service accounts, link them to cloud zones, and apply capabilities tags to provide the service accounts with the necessary privileged and access to the SDDC resources in the workload domain.

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, log in to vRealize Automation by using the cloud services console.
    Setting Value
    URL https://vra01svr01.rainpole.local/csp/gateway/portal
    User name configadmin
    Password wsa01svr01_configadmin_password
    Domain System Domain
  2. On the main navigation bar, click Services.
  3. In the My services section, click Cloud Assembly.
  4. Click the Infrastructure tab, and select Connections > Cloud accounts.
  5. Add a cloud account for vSphere.
    1. On the Cloud accounts page, click Add cloud account.
    2. On the Cloud account types page, click vCenter.
    3. On the New cloud account page, configure these settings and click Validate.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      sfo01w01vc01

      Description

      Region A - Workload Domain 01

      vCenter IP address / FQDN

      sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      User name

      svc-vra-vsphere@rainpole.local

      Password

      svc-vra-vsphere_password

      Capability tags

      • cloud:private

      • region:sfo

    4. In the Configuration section, configure the settings and click Add.

      Setting

      Value

      Allow provisioning to these datacenters

      sfo01-w01dc

      Create a cloud zone for the selected datacenters

      Selected

    5. On the You have successfully added this vCenter account dialog box, click Add another account.
  6. Add a cloud account for NSX Data Center for vSphere or NSX-T Data Center.
    1. On the Cloud accounts page, click Add cloud accountconfigure these settings and click Validate.

      Setting

      Value for NSX-T Data Center

      Value for NSX Data Center for vSphere

      Cloud account type NSX-T NSX-V

      Name

      sfo01w01nsxt01

      sfo01w01nsxv01

      Description

      Region A - NSX-T Workload Domain 01

      Region A - NSX-V Workload Domain 01

      NSX IP address / FQDN

      sfo01w01nsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      sfo01w01nsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      User name

      admin

      svc-vra-nsx@rainpole.local

      Password

      nsx-t_admin_password

      svc-vra-nsx_password

      Capability tags

      • cloud:private

      • region:sfo

      • cloud:private

      • region:sfo

    2. In the Configuration section, select the following and click Add.

      Setting

      Value

      vSphere endpoint

      sfo01w01vc01

    3. On the You have successfully added this vCenter account dialog box, click Continue.