Configure resource mappings between the protected and the recovery sites to enable failover of vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager, vRealize Operations Manager, and vRealize Automation.

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 Site Recovery inventory, on the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local site pane, click Open Site Recovery.
    The Site Recovery page opens.
  3. Log in to the VMware Site Recovery Manager user interface by using the following credentials.
    Setting Value
    User name administrator@vsphere.local
    Password vsphere_admin_password
    Note: Authentication is required if the connection between the protected and the recovery sites has been interrupted after the last successful authentication.
  4. On the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local to lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local site pair pane, click View details.
  5. Configure network mappings.
    1. On the main navigation bar, click the Site pair tab.
    2. In the left pane, click Network mappings and click New.
      The New network mappings wizard opens.
    3. On the Creation mode page, select Prepare mappings manually and click Next.
    4. On the Recovery networks page, expand the object trees, select the distributed port groups to map, click Add mappings, and click Next.
      Setting Value for Protected Region Value for Recovery Region
      vCenter Server sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local
      Data center sfo01-m01dc lax01-m01dc
      Distributed Switch sfo01-m01-vds01 lax01-m01-vds01
      Port group mapping port_group_prefix-xRegion01-VXLAN port_group_prefix-xRegion01-VXLAN
    5. On the Reverse mappings page, select the previously configured mappings and click Next.
    6. On the Test networks page, keep the default values and click Next.
    7. On the Ready to complete page, review your settings and click Finish.
  6. Configure folder mappings.
    1. On the main navigation bar, click the Site pair tab.
    2. In the left pane, click Folder mappings and click New.
      The New folder mappings wizard opens.
    3. On the Creation mode page, select Prepare mappings manually and click Next.
    4. On the Recovery folders page, expand the object trees, select the folders of vRealize Operations Manager, vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager, and vRealize Automation components, click Add mappings, and click Next.
      Setting Value for Protected Region Value for Recovery Region
      vCenter Server sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local
      Data center sfo01-m01dc lax01-m01dc
      vRealize Operations Manager folder mapping sfo01-m01fd-vrops lax01-m01fd-vrops
      vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager folder mapping sfo01-m01fd-mgmt lax01-m01fd-mgmt
      vRealize Automation folder mapping sfo01-m01fd-vra lax01-m01fd-vra
    5. On the Reverse mappings page, select the previously configured mappings and click Next.
    6. On the Ready to complete page, review your settings and click Finish.
  7. Configure resource mappings.
    1. On the main navigation bar, click the Site pair tab.
    2. In the left pane, click Resource mappings and click New.
      The New resource mappings wizard opens.
    3. On the Recovery resources page, select the clusters for Region A and Region B to create a mapping between the resource in the clusters, click Add mappings, and click Next.
      Setting Value for Protected Region Value for Recovery Region
      vCenter Server sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local
      Data center sfo01-m01dc lax01-m01dc
      Cluster mapping sfo01-m01-mgmt01 lax01-m01-mgmt01
    4. On the Reverse mappings page, select the previously configured mappings and click Next.
    5. On the Ready to complete page, review your settings and click Finish.
  8. Configure a placeholder datastore.
    1. On the main navigation bar, click the Site pair tab.
    2. In the left pane, click Placeholder datastores, select the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local site, and click New.
    3. In the New placeholder datastore dialog box, select the sfo01-m01-vsan01 datastore and click Add.
    4. On the Placeholder datastores page, select the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local site, and click New.
    5. In the New placeholder datastore dialog box, select the lax01-m01-vsan01 datastore and click Add.