Using your fabric administrator privileges, you create a reservation for your Rainpole business group to allocate them vSphere resources.

About this task

Note:

After you create a reservation, you cannot change the business group or the compute resource.

Procedure

  1. Select Infrastructure > Reservations > Reservations.
  2. Click the New icon (Add).
  3. Select vSphere from the drop-down menu.
  4. Enter the reservation information.

    Option

    Input

    Name

    Rainpole reservation

    Tenant

    vsphere.local

    Business Group

    Rainpole business group

    Priority

    1

  5. Select the Resources tab.
  6. Enter the resources information from your deployment environment.

    Option

    Input

    Compute resources

    Select a resource cluster from the drop-down menu.

    Machine quota

    Specify the maximum number of powered on machines for this reservation.

    Memory

    Specify the maximum amount of memory (MB) this reservation can consume.

    Storage

    Select one or more storage paths and reserve space (GB) for this reservation. Prioritize the storage paths, with 1 being the highest priority.

  7. Select the Network tab.
  8. Select at least one vSphere network path.
  9. Click OK.

Results

You have brought your vSphere infrastructure under vRealize Automation management and allocated vSphere resources to your team.

What to do next

Using your IaaS architect privileges, you create a machine blueprint to clone vSphere CentOS machines. See Scenario: Create a vSphere CentOS Blueprint for Cloning in Rainpole.