As the vSphere administrator, you synchronize clocks on the vRealize Automation server to ensure a successful installation.

About this task

If you see certificate warnings during this process, continue past them to finish the installation.


  1. Navigate to the vRealize Automation appliance console, https://vra01svr01.rainpole.local:5480.
  2. Enter the username root and password VMware1! .
  3. Select Admin > Time Settings.
  4. Select Use Time Server mode from the Time Sync Mode menu.
  5. Enter the host name vra01svr01.rainpole.local in the Time Server text box.
  6. Click Save Settings.
  7. Click Refresh.
  8. Click Time Zone from the System tab and verify that the default system time zone is Etc/UTC.
  9. Click Save Settings.


You completed the installation preparation and are ready to install vRealize Automation.

What to do next

Install vRealize Automation for Rainpole by using the installation wizard. See Scenario: Install vRealize Automation for Rainpole.