You configure vCloud Availability Replication Manager with a vCenter Server Lookup service.


  1. In a Web browser, navigate to https://Appliance-IP-Address:8441/ui/admin.
    The vCloud Availability Replication Manager service management interface login page opens.
  2. If you are prompted for a Client Certificate, click Cancel.
  3. Log in by using the root user password that you set during the OVA deployment.
    The vCloud Availability Appliance Password window opens.
  4. Change the initial root user password.
    1. Enter the initial root user password set during the OVA deployment.
    2. Enter and confirm a new password.
      Create a secured password with a minimum of eight characters and containing at least one of each of the following characters:
      • Lowercase: a b c
      • Uppercase: A B C
      • Numeric: 1 2 3
      • Special: & # %
    3. Click Apply.
      The Getting Started tab opens.
  5. In the left pane, click Configuration and next to Lookup service address click Edit.
    The Lookup Service Details window opens.
  6. Enter a valid vCenter Server Lookup service address as https://Lookup-Service-IP-address:443/lookupservice/sdk and click Apply.
  7. Accept the SSL certificate of the vCenter Server Lookup service.
  8. Verify that the vCenter Server Lookup service connectivity is operational.
    1. In the left pane, click System Monitoring.
    2. Under Service status, verify that Lookup Service connectivity shows a green status.

What to do next

You can now perform an initial configuration of vCloud Availability vApp Replication Manager.