Follow the recommended sequence of installation to build a stable and scalable vCloud Suite environment. The recommended installation sequence has been verified for a greenfiled virtual environment.

Note

If you want to use vCenter Operations Manager to monitor applications, you must install vCenter Infrastructure Navigator first. If you want to use vSphere App HA, you must install vCenter Hyperic first.

You download and install vCloud Suite components separately. Depending on the type of cluster that you are building, you might need to omit some components from the installation sequence.

Verify that you have system resources that are sufficient for the deployment of vCloud Suite components.

Verify that your environment meets the requirements for external dependencies. See External Dependencies for Deploying vCloud Suite.

Verify that you have a valid vCloud Suite license. See Licensing.

1

Install ESXi.

If you install vCenter Server on a physical machine, you can install vCenter Server first.

See Installing ESXi.

2

Install vCenter Server.

See Installing vCenter Server.

3

Install vCloud Networking and Security.

See vShield Installation and Upgrade Guide.

4

Install the following suite components:

Product

Installation instructions

vCenter Orchestrator

Installing Orchestrator

vCloud Automation Center

Installing vCloud Automation Center

vCenter Operations Manager

Deployment and Configuration Guide

vCloud Director

Installation and Upgrade Guide

5

Install the following suite components:

Product

Installation instructions

vCloud Automation Center Application Services

Installing vCloud Application Director

vCenter Hyperic

vCenter Hyperic Installation and Configuration

6

Install the following suite components:

Product

Installation instructions

vCenter Site Recovery Manager

Installing Site Recovery Manager

vSphere Replication

Installing vSphere Replication

vCenter Infrastructure Navigator

Installation and Configuration Guide

vSphere Data Protection

Administration Guide

vSphere Big Data Extensions

Installing Big Data Extensions

vCenter Configuration Manager

Installation Guide

7

Install the following suite components:

Product

Installation instructions

vShield Edge

vShield Installation and Upgrade Guide

vShield App

vShield Installation and Upgrade Guide

vShield Endpoint

vShield Installation and Upgrade Guide

vCenter Update Manager

Installing Update Manager