Setup

Add SovLabs vCenter Endpoint

  1. Login to vRA tenant
  2. Click on the Catalog tab
  3. Request the Add SovLabs vCenter Endpoint vRA Catalog Item
  4. Fill out the form accordingly (see below) and Submit
Add SovLabs vCenter Endpoint
Add SovLabs vCenter Endpoint

FieldValue
Configuration label

No spaces, periods or special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label

DO NOT prepend with your tenant name and an underscore, e.g. mytenant_

Version

Choose the appropriate vCenter version

Platform Service Controller (FQDN)

Shown when 'Version' is 6+

Type in the PSC FQDN

Is the PSC embedded on the vCenter server?

Shown when 'Version' is 6+

Select if the PSC embedded on the vCenter server

vCenter hostname (FQDN)

Text input if 'Version' is less than 6. Auto-generated list in dropdown if 'Version' 6+

Type in or select the appropriate vCenter server FQDN

Credential Configuration for vCenter Endpoint
Create credential?

Check the checkbox to create a new credential.

Uncheck the checkbox to use an existing credential.

Credential

Shown when 'Create credential?' is not checked

Select the appropriate credential from an existing list of credentials

Credential Configuration label

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

No spaces, periods or special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label

DO NOT prepend with your tenant name and an underscore, e.g. mytenant_

Username

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

Username that has necessary permissions

Password

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

User's password


Add DRS Profile

  1. Login to vRA tenant
  2. Click on the Catalog tab
  3. Request the Add DRS Profile vRA Catalog Item
  4. Fill out the form accordingly (see below) and Submit
Add DRS Profile
Add DRS Profile

FieldValue
Configuration label

No spaces, periods or special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label

DO NOT prepend with your tenant name and an underscore, e.g. mytenant_

vCenter Endpoint

Select the desired SovLabs vCenter endpoint

Cluster

Auto-generated list based on SovLabs vCenter Endpoint selected

Select the cluster

Host group

Auto-generated list based on SovLabs vCenter Endpoint selected

Select the host group

Rule

Select the desired DRS rule