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 Log Insight Virtual Appliances

    Type

    VM Group

    Members

    Click Add VM/host group members, select the vRealize Log Insight nodes, and click OK.

    • sfo01vrli01a

    • sf01vrli01b

    • sfo01vrli01c

  6. Click OK.
  7. On the VM/host groups page click Add VM/host group again and enter these values.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    Region-specific Workspace ONE Access Virtual Appliances

    Type

    VM Group

    Members

    Click Add VM/host group members, select the region-specific Workspace ONE Access node, sfo01wsa01, and click OK.

  8. Click OK.
  9. Create a rule to power on the region-specific Workspace ONE Access node before the vRealize Log Insight 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 Logging

      Enable rule

      Selected

      Type

      Virtual Machines to Virtual Machines

      The VM dependency restart condition must be met before continuing to

      region-specific Workspace ONE Access Virtual Appliances

      On restart for VM group

      vRealize Log Insight Virtual Appliances