Use express installation on the vRealize Operations Manager cluster to create a primary node. Select express installation option when installing for the first time.


Verify that you have a static IP address created from an OVF file.


  1. Navigate to the name or IP address of the node that will be the primary node of vRealize Operations Manager.
    The setup wizard appears, and you do not need to log in to vRealize Operations Manager.
  2. Click Express Installation.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Enter and confirm a password for the admin user account, and click Next.
    Passwords require a minimum of 8 characters, one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, one digit, and one special character.
    The user account name is admin by default and cannot be changed.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Finish.


You have created a primary node to which you can add more nodes.