VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center
  VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center
  Introducing VMware Validated Designs for Software-Defined Data Center
    Overview of VMware Validated Designs
    Solution Overview and Design Objectives
    Documentation Structure and Audience
    Overview of the SDDC Structure
      Physical Infrastructure Layer
      Virtual Infrastructure Layer
      Cloud Management Layer
      Operations Layer
  Architecture and Design
    Updated Information
    Architecture Overview
      Physical Infrastructure Architecture
        Pod Architecture
        Pod Types
        Physical Network Architecture
          Leaf-and-Spine Network Architecture
          Network Transport
          Infrastructure Network Architecture
            Simplicity and Scalability
            Oversubscription
            Fault Tolerance
            Quality of Service Differentiation
          Server Interfaces (NICs)
        Availability Zones and Regions
          Availability Zones
          Regions
      Virtual Infrastructure Architecture
        Virtual Infrastructure Overview
        Network Virtualization Components
        Network Virtualization Services
      Cloud Management Platform Architecture
        Logical Architecture of the Cloud Management Platform
        Cloud Management Layer Elements
        Cloud Management Platform Logical Architecture
      Operations Architecture
        Operations Management Architecture
        Logging Architecture
        Data Protection and Backup Architecture
        Disaster Recovery Architecture
    Detailed Design
      Physical Infrastructure Design
        Physical Design Fundamentals
          Availability Zones and Regions
          Pods and Racks
          ESXi Host Physical Design Specifications
        Physical Networking Design
          Leaf-and-Spine and Network Virtualization Architecture
          Switch Types and Network Connectivity
          Physical Network Design Decisions
        Physical Storage Design
          vSAN Physical Design
          Hardware Considerations
            Solid State Disk (SSD) Characteristics
            SSD Performance
            Magnetic Hard Disk Drives (HDD) Characteristics
          I/O Controllers
          NFS Physical Storage Design
            Requirements
            Volumes
      Virtual Infrastructure Design
        ESXi Design
        vCenter Server Design
          vCenter Server Deployment
          vCenter Server Networking
          vCenter Server Redundancy
          vCenter Server Appliance Sizing
          vSphere Cluster Design
            vSphere High Availability Design
            vSphere Cluster Workload Design
            Management Cluster Design
            Shared Edge and Compute Cluster Design
            Compute Cluster Design
          vCenter Server Customization
          Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) Certificates
        Virtualization Network Design
          Virtual Network Design Guidelines
          Virtual Switches
            Virtual Switch Design Background
            Health Check
            Number of Virtual Switches
            Management Cluster Distributed Switches
            Shared Edge and Compute Cluster Distributed Switches
            Compute Cluster Distributed Switches
          NIC Teaming
          Network I/O Control
          VXLAN
          vMotion TCP/IP Stack
        NSX Design
          NSX for vSphere Design
          NSX Components
          NSX for vSphere Requirements
          Network Virtualization Conceptual Design
          Cluster Design for NSX for vSphere
          vSphere Distributed Switch Uplink Configuration
          Logical Switch Control Plane Mode Design
          Transport Zone Design
          Routing Design
          Firewall Logical Design
            Load Balancer Design
          Information Security and Access Control
          Bridging Physical Workloads
          Region Connectivity
          Application Virtual Network
          Virtual Network Design Example
          Use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates
        Shared Storage Design
          Shared Storage Platform
          Shared Storage Logical Design
            Storage Tiering
            VMware Hardware Acceleration API/CLI for Storage
            Virtual Machine Storage Policies
              vSphere Storage I/O Control Design
          Datastore Cluster Design
          vSAN Storage Design
            VMware vSAN Conceptual Design and Logical Design
            VMware vSAN Network Design
            Cluster and Disk Group Design
            VMware vSAN Policy Design
          NFS Storage Design
      Cloud Management Platform Design
        vRealize Automation Design
          vRealize Automation Logical and Physical Design
            Physical Design
              Deployment Considerations
              vRealize Automation Appliance
              vRealize Automation IaaS Web Server
              vRealize Automation IaaS Manager Service and DEM Orchestrator Server
              vRealize Automation IaaS DEM Worker Virtual Machine
              vRealize Automation IaaS Proxy Agent
              Load Balancer
              Information Security and Access Control in vRealize Automation
            vRealize Automation Supporting Infrastructure
              Microsoft SQL Server Database
              PostgreSQL Database Server
              Notification Email Server
              Notifications
              vRealize Business for Cloud
          vRealize Automation Cloud Tenant Design
            Comparison of Single-Tenant and Multi-Tenant Deployments
            Tenant Design
              Service Catalog
              Catalog Items
              Machine Blueprints
              Blueprint Definitions
              Branding of the vRealize Automation Console
          vRealize Automation Infrastructure as a Service Design
            Infrastructure Source Endpoints
            Virtualization Compute Resources
              Fabric Groups
              Business Groups
              Reservations
              Reservation Policies
              Template Synchronization
              VMware Identity Management
        vRealize Orchestrator Design
          vRealize Orchestrator Logical Design
            vRealize Orchestrator Authentication
            Network Ports
            vRealize Orchestrator Deployment
            vRealize Orchestrator Server Mode
            vRealize Orchestrator SDDC Cluster
            vRealize Orchestrator Information Security and Access Control
          vRealize Orchestrator Configuration
          vRealize Orchestrator Scalability
      Operations Infrastructure Design
        vRealize Operations Manager Design
          vRealize Operations Manager Logical and Physical Design
          vRealize Operations Manager Nodes
            Sizing Compute Resources
            Sizing Storage
          Networking Design
            Application Isolated Network Design
            IP Subnets
            DNS Names
            Networking for Failover and Load Balancing
          Information Security and Access Control
          Monitoring and Alerting
          Management Packs
        vRealize Log Insight Design
          Logical Design and Data Sources of vRealize Log Insight
          Cluster Nodes of vRealize Log Insight
          Sizing Log Insight Nodes
          vRealize Log Insight Networking Design
          vRealize Log Insight Retention and Archiving
          vRealize Log Insight Alerting
          Information Security and Access Control in vRealize Log Insight
          Configuration for Collecting Logs in vRealize Log Insight
          Time Synchronization and Cluster Connectivity of vRealize Log Insight
          vRealize Log Insight Event Forwarding Between Regions
          vRealize Log Insight Disaster Recovery
        vSphere Data Protection Design
          Logical Design
          Backup Datastore
          Performance
          Volume Sizing
          Other Considerations
          Backup Policies
          Information Security and Access Control
          Component Backup Jobs
        Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication Design
          Disaster Recovery Logical Design
          Deployment Design for Site Recovery Manager 
          Networking Design for Disaster Recovery
          Information Security and Access Control
          vSphere Replication
          Messages and Commands for Site Recovery Manager
          Recovery Plans for Site Recovery Manager
        vSphere Update Manager Design
          Physical Design of vSphere Update Manager
          Logical Design of vSphere Update Manager
  Planning and Preparation
    Updated Information
    Software Requirements
      VMware Scripts and Tools
      Third-Party Software
    External Services
      External Services Overview
      VLANs, IP Subnets, and Application Virtual Networks
        VLAN IDs and IP Subnets for System Traffic
        Names and IP Subnets of Application Virtual Networks
      DNS Names
        DNS Names and IP Addresses in Region A
          Host Names and IP Addresses for External Services in Region A
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Virtual Infrastructure Components in Region A
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Cloud Management Components in Region A
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Data Protection and Operations Management Components in Region A
        DNS Names and IP Addresses in Region B
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the External Services in Region B
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Virtual Infrastructure Components in Region B
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Cloud Management Components in Region B
          Host Names and IP Addresses for Data Protection and Operations Management Components in Region B
      Time Synchronization
        Requirements for Time Synchronization
        Configure NTP-Based Time Synchronization on Windows Hosts
      Active Directory Users and Groups
        Active Directory Groups
        Active Directory Users
      Certificate Replacement
        Create and Add a Microsoft Certificate Authority Template
        Use the Certificate Generation Utility to Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components
        Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components
      Datastore Requirements
    Virtual Machine Specifications
  Deployment for Region A
    Updated Information
    Region A Virtual Infrastructure Implementation
      Install and Configure ESXi Hosts in Region A
        Prerequisites for Installation of ESXi Hosts in Region A
        Install ESXi Interactively on All Hosts in Region A
        Configure the Network on All Hosts in Region A
        Configure vSphere Standard Switch on a Host in the Management Cluster in Region A
        Configure SSH and NTP on the First Host in Region A
        Set Up vSAN Datastore for the Management Cluster in Region A
      Deploy and Configure the Platform Services Controller and vCenter Server Components in Region A
        Deploy the External Platform Services Controllers for the vCenter Servers in Region A
        Join the Platform Services Controllers to Active Directory in Region A
        Replace the Platform Services Controller Certificates in Region A
        Update the Platform Services Controller SSO Configuration and Endpoints in Region A
        Deploy the Management vCenter Server Instance in Region A
        Configure the Management Cluster in Region A
        Create a vSphere Distributed Switch for the Management Cluster in Region A
        Set vSAN Storage Policy in Region A
        Create vSAN Disk Groups for the Management Cluster in Region A
        Enable vSphere HA on the Management Cluster in Region A
        Change Advanced Options on the ESXi Hosts in the Management Cluster in Region A
        Mount NFS Storage for the Management Cluster in Region A
        Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Management Cluster in Region A
        Set vSAN Policy on Management Virtual Machines in Region A
        Create the VM and Template Folders in Region A
        Create Anti-Affinity Rules for the Platform Services Controller in Region A
        Create VM Groups to Define Startup Order in the Management Cluster in Region A
      Deploy and Configure the Management Cluster NSX Instance in Region A
        Deploy the NSX Manager for the Management Cluster NSX Instance in Region A
          Assign an NSX Domain Service Account and Deploy the NSX Manager Appliance in Region A
          Connect NSX Manager to the Management vCenter Server in Region A
          Assign Administrative Access to NSX in Region A
        Deploy the NSX Controllers for the Management Cluster NSX Instance in Region A
        Prepare the ESXi Hosts in the Management Cluster for NSX in Region A
        Configure the NSX Logical Network for the Management Cluster in Region A
        Update the Host Profile for the Management Cluster in Region A
        Deploy the Platform Services Controllers Load Balancer in Region A
          Deploy the Platform Services Controller NSX Load Balancer in Region A
          Create Platform Services Controller Application Profiles in Region A
          Create Platform Services Controller Server Pools in Region A
          Create Virtual Servers in Region A
          Update DNS Records for the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region A
        Configure NSX Dynamic Routing in the Management Cluster in Region A
          Create a Universal Logical Switch for Use as the Transit Network in the Management Cluster in Region A
          Deploy NSX Edge Devices for North-South Routing in Region A
          Disable the Firewall Service in Region A
          Enable and Configure Routing in Region A
          Verify Peering of Upstream Switches and Establishment of BGP in Region A
          Deploy the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region A
          Configure Universal Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in Region A
          Verify Establishment of BGP for the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region A
        Distributed Firewall Configuration for Management Applications
          Add vCenter Server Instances to the NSX Distributed Firewall Exclusion List
          Create IP Sets for All Components of the Management Clusters in the SDDC
          Create Security Groups
          Create Distributed Firewall Rules
        Test the Management Cluster NSX Configuration in Region A
        Deploy Application Virtual Networks in Region A
        Deploy the NSX Load Balancer in Region A
      Deploy and Configure the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster Components in Region A
        Deploy the Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region A
        Add New vCenter Server Licenses in Region A
        Add the Shared Edge and Compute vCenter to the vCenter Servers VM Group in Region A
        Exclude the Compute vCenter Server from the Distributed Firewall in Region A
        Configure the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
        Create a vSphere Distributed Switch for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
        Enable vSphere HA on the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
        Change Advanced Options on the ESXi Hosts on the ESXi Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
        Mount NFS Storage for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
        Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
        Configure Lockdown Mode on All ESXi Hosts in Region A
      Deploy and Configure the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Instance in Region A
        Deploy the NSX Manager for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Instance in Region A
        Deploy the NSX Controllers for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Instance in Region A
        Prepare the ESXi Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster for NSX in Region A
        Configure the NSX Logical Network for the Shared Edge and Compute Clusters in Region A
        Update the Host Profile for the Compute Cluster in Region A
        Configure NSX Dynamic Routing in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Create a Universal Logical Switch for Use as the Transit Network in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Deploy NSX Edge Devices for North-South Routing in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Disable the Firewall Service in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Enable and Configure Routing in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Verify Peering of Upstream Switches and Establishment of BGP in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Deploy the Universal Distributed Logical Router in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Configure Universal Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Verify Establishment of BGP for the Universal Distributed Logical Router in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Deploy the Distributed Logical Router in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Configure Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Verify Establishment of BGP for the Distributed Logical Router in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
        Test the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Configuration in Region A
      Deploy vSphere Data Protection in Region A
        Prerequisites for Deploying vSphere Data Protection in Region A
        Deploy the vSphere Data Protection Virtual Appliance in Region A
        Configure Service Account Access in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection in Region A
          Define a User Role in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection in Region A
          Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection for Region A
        Register vSphere Data Protection with Management vCenter Server in Region A
      Replace Certificates in Region A
        Replace the vCenter Server Certificates in Region A
        Replace the NSX Manager Certificates in Region A
        Install a CertGenVVD-Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in Region A
    Region A Cloud Management Platform Implementation
      Prerequisites for Cloud Management Platform Implementation in Region A
        DNS Entries and IP Address Mappings in Region A
        SQL Server Configuration for the Cloud Management Platform in Region A
          Microsoft SQL Server Recommendations in Region A
          Assign the SQL Server System Role to vRealize Automation in Region A
          Create a SQL Server Database for vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Configure Network Access for Distributed Transaction Coordinator in Region A
          Allow MS SQL Server and MSDTC access through Windows Firewall for vRealize Automation in Region A
      Configure Service Account Privileges in Region A
        Configure Service Account Privileges on the Compute vCenter Server in Region A
        Configure the Service Account Privilege on the Compute Cluster NSX Instance in Region A
      vRealize Automation Installation in Region A
        Load Balancing the Cloud Management Platform in Region A
          Add Virtual IP Addresses to the NSX Load Balancer in Region A
          Create Application Profiles in Region A
          Create Service Monitoring in Region A
          Create Server Pools in Region A
          Create Virtual Servers in Region A
        Deploy the vRealize Automation Appliance in Region A
        Deploy Windows Virtual Machines for vRealize Automation in Region A
          Create vSphere Image Customization Specifications in Region A
            Create a Customization Specification File for IaaS Servers in Region A
            Create a Customization Specification File for IaaS Proxy Agent Servers in Region A
          Create Windows Virtual Machines for vRealize Automation in Region A
          Install vRealize Automation Management Agent on Windows IaaS VMs in Region A
        Install the vRealize Automation Environment in Region A
        Configure vRealize Automation for a Large Scale Deployment in Region A
      vRealize Automation Default Tenant Configuration in Region A
        Create a Local Tenant Administrator in Region A
        Join Connectors to an Active Directory Domain in Region A
      vRealize Automation Tenant Creation in Region A
        Create the Rainpole Tenant in Region A
        Configure Identity Management for the vRealize Automation Tenant in Region A
        Configure Directories Management for High Availability in Region A
        Assign Tenant Administrative Roles to Active Directory Users in Region A
        Brand the Tenant Login Pages in Region A
        Configure the Default Email Servers in Region A
      vRealize Orchestrator Installation in Region A
        Install vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Deploy the vRealize Orchestrator Virtual Appliances in Region A
          Configure NTP for vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Configure the SQL Server Database for vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Generate the vRealize Orchestrator Certificate in Region A
          Configure the Certificate for vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Install the NSX Plugin for vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Configure Component Registry Authentication for vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Validate the Configuration in Region A
          Configure vRealize Orchestrator Cluster Mode in Region A
          Add Compute vCenter Server Instance to vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
        Integrate vRealize Orchestrator with vRealize Automation in Region A
          Configure vRealize Orchestrator Server in Region A
          Create a vRealize Orchestrator Endpoint in Region A
          Add vRealize Automation Host in vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
      vRealize Business Installation in Region A
        Deploy the vRealize Business Virtual Appliances in Region A
        Configure SSL Certificate for vRealize Business Server in Region A
        Configure NTP for vRealize Business in Region A
        Integrate vRealize Business with vRealize Automation in Region A
        Register the vRealize Business Data Collector with the Server in Region A
        Connect vRealize Business with the Compute vCenter Server in Region A
      Cloud Management Platform Post-Installation Tasks in Region A
        Create Anti-Affinity Rules for vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator Virtual Machines in Region A
        Create VM Groups to Define the Startup Order of the Cloud Management Platform in Region A
        Enable Load Balancer Health Monitoring in Region A
        Clean Up the vRealize Automation VM Snapshots in Region A
      Content Library Configuration in Region A
        Configure a Content Library in the First Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region A
        Import the Virtual Machine Template OVF Files in Region A
      Tenant Content Creation in Region A
        Create Logical Switches for Business Groups in Region A
        Configure User Roles in vRealize Automation in Region A
        Create Fabric Groups in Region A
        Create Machine Prefixes in Region A
        Create Business Groups in Region A
        Create Reservation Policies
        Create a vSphere Endpoint in vRealize Automation in Region A
        Add Compute Resources to a Fabric Group in Region A
        Create External Network Profiles
        Create Reservations for the Compute Cluster in Region A
        Create Reservations for the User Edge Resources in Region A
        Create Customization Specifications in Compute vCenter Server in Region A
          Create a Customization Specification for Linux in Region A
          Create a Customization Specification for Windows in Region A
        Create Virtual Machines Using VM Templates in the Content Library in Region A
        Convert the Virtual Machine to a VM Template in Region A
        Configure Single Machine Blueprints in Region A
          Create a Service Catalog in Region A
          Create Entitlements for Business Groups in Region A
          Create a Single Machine Blueprint in Region A
          Configure Entitlements for Blueprints in Region A
    Region A Operations Implementation
      Region A vRealize Operations Manager Implementation
        Deploy vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Prerequisites for Deploying vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Deploy the Virtual Appliance for Each Node of the Analytics Cluster in Region A
          Configure the Master Node in the Analytics Cluster
          Configure the Master Replica Node in the Analytics Cluster
          Configure the Data Node in the Analytics Cluster
          Deploy the Remote Collector Virtual Appliances
          Connect the Remote Collector Nodes to the Analytics Cluster
          Configure a DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Enable High Availability and Start vRealize Operations Manager
          Assign a License to vRealize Operations Manager
          Group Remote Collector Nodes in Region A
        Configure the Load Balancer for vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
        Add an Authentication Source for the Active Directory
        Configure User Access in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Define a User Role in vSphere for Storage Devices Adapters in vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
          Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
        Add vCenter Adapter Instances to vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
        Connect vRealize Operations Manager to the NSX Managers in Region A
          Install the vRealize Operations Manager Management Pack for NSX for vSphere in Region A
          Configure User Privileges in NSX Manager for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
          Add NSX-vSphere Adapter Instances to vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
          Add Network Devices Adapter to vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
        Connect vRealize Operations Manager to vRealize Automation in Region A
          Configure Collection of Metrics from vRealize Automation in vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
            Configure User Privileges on vRealize Automation for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
            Install the vRealize Operations Manager Management Pack for vRealize Automation in Region A
            Add vRealize Automation Adapter to vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
          Configure Integration of vRealize Operations Manager with vRealize Automation for Workload Reclamation in Region A
            Configure User Privileges on vRealize Operations Manager for Tenant Workload Reclamation in Region A
            Add vRealize Operations Manager as a Metrics Provider in vRealize Automation
        Enable Storage Device Monitoring in vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Install the vRealize Operations Manager Management Pack for Storage Devices in Region A
          Add Storage Devices Adapters in vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
        Configure E-Mail Alerts in vRealize Operations Manager
      Region A vRealize Log Insight Implementation
        Deploy vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Prerequisites for Deploying vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Deploy the Virtual Appliance for Each Node in the vRealize Log Insight Cluster in Region A
          Configure a DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Start the vRealize Log Insight Instance in Region A
          Join the Worker Nodes to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Enable the Integrated Load Balancer of vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Join vRealize Log Insight to the Active Directory in Region A
        Replace the Certificate of vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to the vSphere Environment in Region A
          Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Log Insight for Region A
          Connect vRealize Log Insight to vSphere in Region A
          Configure vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Configure User Privileges on vRealize Operations Manager for Integration with vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Enable the vRealize Log Insight Integration with vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
          Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Configure the Log Insight Agent on vRealize Operations Manager to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to the NSX Instances in Region A
          Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for NSX for vSphere in Region A
          Configure NSX Managers to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Configure the NSX Controllers to Forward Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Configure the NSX Edge Instances to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to vRealize Automation in Region A
          Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Packs for the Cloud Management Platform in Region A
          Install and Configure vRealize Log Insight Windows Agents in Region A
          Configure vRealize Log Insight Linux Agents in the vRealize Automation Virtual Appliances in Region A
          Configure vRealize Orchestrator to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN in Region A
        Configure Log Retention and Archiving in Region A
      Region A vSphere Update Manager Download Service Implementation
        Configure PostgreSQL Database Your Linux-Based Host Operating System for UMDS in Region A
        Install UMDS on Ubuntu OS in Region A
        Set Up the Data to Download with UMDS in Region A
        Install and Configure the UMDS Web Server in Region A
        Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager in Region A
  Deployment for Region B
    Updated Information
    Region B Virtual Infrastructure Implementation
      Install and Configure ESXi Hosts in Region B
        Prerequisites for Installation of ESXi Hosts for Region B
        Install ESXi Interactively on All Hosts in Region B
        Configure the Network on All Hosts in Region B
        Configure vSphere Standard Switch on a Host in the Management Cluster in Region B
        Configure SSH and NTP on the First Host in Region B
        Set Up vSAN Datastore for the Management Cluster in Region B
      Deploy and Configure the Platform Services Controller and Virtual Center Components in Region B
        Deploy the External Platform Services Controllers for the vCenter Servers in Region B
        Join the Platform Services Controllers to Active Directory in Region B
        Replace the Platform Services Controller Certificates in Region B
        Update the Platform Services Controller SSO Configuration and Endpoints in Region B
        Deploy the Management vCenter Server Instance in Region B
        Configure the Management Cluster in Region B
        Create a vSphere Distributed Switch for the Management Cluster in Region B
        Set vSAN Storage Policy in Region B
        Create vSAN Disk Groups for the Management Cluster in Region B
        Enable vSphere HA on the Management Cluster in Region B
        Change Advanced Options on the ESXi Hosts in the Management Cluster in Region B
        Mount NFS Storage for the Management Cluster in Region B
        Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Management Cluster in Region B
        Set vSAN Policy on Management Virtual Machines in Region B
        Create the VM and Template Folders in Region B
        Create Anti-Affinity Rules for the Platform Services Controllers in Region B
        Create VM Groups to Define Startup Order in the Management Cluster in Region B
      Deploy and Configure the Management Cluster NSX Instance in Region B
        Deploy the NSX Manager for the Management Cluster NSX Instance in Region B
          Deploy the NSX Manager Appliance in Region B
          Connect NSX Manager to the Management vCenter Server in Region B
          Assign Administrative Access to NSX in Region B
        Join the Management NSX Manager to the Primary NSX Instance in Region B
        Prepare the ESXi Hosts in the Management Cluster for NSX in Region B
        Configure the NSX Logical Network for the Management Cluster in Region B
        Update the Host Profile for the Management Cluster in Region B
        Deploy the Platform Services Controllers Load Balancer in Region B
          Deploy the Platform Services Controller NSX Load Balancer in Region B
          Create Platform Services Controller Application Profiles in Region B
          Create Platform Services Controller Server Pools in Region B
          Create Virtual Servers in Region B
          Update DNS Records for the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region B
        Configure NSX Dynamic Routing in the Management Cluster in Region B
          Deploy NSX Edge Devices for North-South Routing in Region B
          Disable the Firewall Service in Region B
          Enable and Configure Routing in Region B
          Verify Peering of Upstream Switches and Establishment of BGP in Region B
          Configure Universal Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in Region B
          Verify Establishment of BGP for the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region B
          Configure Static Routes on the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region B
        Update Distributed Firewall for Region B
        Test the Management Cluster NSX Configuration in Region B
        Test the Management Clusters Routing Failover
        Deploy Application Virtual Networks in Region B
        Deploy the NSX Load Balancer in Region B
      Deploy and Configure the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster Components Region B
        Deploy the Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region B
        Add New vCenter Server Licenses in Region B
        Add the Shared Edge and Compute vCenter to the vCenter Servers VM Group in Region B
        Exclude the Compute vCenter Server from the Distributed Firewall in Region B
        Configure the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Create a vSphere Distributed Switch for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Enable vSphere HA on the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Change Advanced Options on the ESXi Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Mount NFS Storage for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Configure Lockdown Mode on All ESXi Hosts in Region B
      Deploy and Configure the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Instance in Region B
        Deploy the NSX Manager for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Instance in Region B
        Join the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Manager to the Primary NSX Instance in Region B
        Prepare the ESXi Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster for NSX in Region B
        Configure the NSX Logical Network for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Update the Host Profile for the Compute Cluster in Region B
        Configure NSX Dynamic Routing in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Create Logical Switches in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Deploy NSX Edge Devices for North-South Routing in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Disable the Firewall Service in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Enable and Configure Routing in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Verify Peering of Upstream Switches and Establishment of BGP in Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Configure Universal Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Verify Establishment of BGP for the Universal Distributed Logical Router in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Deploy the Distributed Logical Router in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Configure Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Verify Establishment of BGP for the Distributed Logical Router in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Test the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Configuration in Region B
        Test the Shared Edge and Compute Clusters Routing Failover
      Deploy and Configure VMware Site Recovery Manager
        Prerequisites for the VMware Site Recovery Manager Deployment
        Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with Site Recovery Manager
        Deploy the VMware Site Recovery Manager Server in Region A
        Deploy the VMware Site Recovery Manager Server in Region B
        Configure the VMware Site Recovery Manager Instances
      Deploy and Configure vSphere Replication
        Prerequisites for the vSphere Replication Deployment
        Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Replication
        Deploy vSphere Replication in Region A
          Deploy the vSphere Replication Application in Region A
          Configure vSphere Replication in Region A
        Deploy vSphere Replication in Region B
          Deploy the vSphere Replication Appliance in Region B
          Configure vSphere Replication in Region B
        Connect the vSphere Replication Instances
        Isolate the Network Traffic of vSphere Replication
      Deploy vSphere Data Protection in Region B
        Prerequisites for Deploying vSphere Data Protection in Region B
        Deploy the Virtual Appliance of vSphere Data Protection in Region B
        Register vSphere Data Protection with Management vCenter Server in Region B
      Replace Certificates in Region B
        Replace the vCenter Server Certificates in Region B
        Replace the NSX Manager Certificates in Region B
        Replace the VMware Site Recovery Manager Certificates
        Replace the vSphere Replication Certificates
          Install the CA-Signed Certificate on vSphere Replication
        Install a CertGenVVD-Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in Region B
    Region B Cloud Management Platform Implementation
      Prerequisites for Cloud Management Platform Implementation in Region B
      Configure Service Account Privileges in Region B
        Configure Service Account Privileges on the Compute vCenter Server in Region B
        Configure the Service Account Privilege on the Compute Cluster NSX Instance in Region B
      vRealize Automation Installation in Region B
        Load Balancing the Cloud Management Platform in Region B
          Add Virtual IP Addresses to the NSX Load Balancer in Region B
          Create Application Profiles in Region B
          Create Service Monitoring in Region B
          Create Server Pools in Region B
          Create Virtual Servers in Region B
        Deploy Windows Virtual Machines for vRealize Automation in Region B
          Create a Customization Specification for IaaS Proxy Agent Servers in Region B
          Create Windows Virtual Machines for vRealize Automation in Region B
          Install vRealize Automation Management Agent on Windows IaaS Virtual Machines in Region B
        Install vRealize Automation Proxy Agents in Region B
      vRealize Orchestrator Configuration in Region B
        Add Compute vCenter Server Instance to vRealize Orchestrator in Region B
      vRealize Business Installation in Region B
        Deploy the vRealize Business Data Collector in Region B
        Configure NTP for vRealize Business in Region B
        Register the vRealize Business Data Collector with the Server in Region B
        Connect vRealize Business with the Compute vCenter Server in Region B
      Create Anti-Affinity Rules for vRealize Automation Proxy Agent Virtual Machines in Region B
      Content Library Configuration in Region B
        Connect to Content Library of the Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region B
      Tenant Content Creation in Region B
        Create Fabric Groups in Region B
        Create Reservation Policies in Region B
        Create a vSphere Endpoint in vRealize Automation in Region B
        Add Compute Resources to a Fabric Group in Region B
        Create Reservations for the Compute Cluster in Region B
        Create Reservations for the User Edge Resources in Region B
        Create Customization Specifications in Compute vCenter Server in Region B
          Create a Customization Specification for Linux in Region B
          Create a Customization Specification for Windows in Region B
        Create Virtual Machines Using VM Templates in the Content Library in Region B
        Convert the Virtual Machine to a VM Template in Region B
        Configure Single Machine Blueprints in Region B
          Create a Service Catalog in Region B
          Create a Single Machine Blueprint in Region B
          Configure Entitlements of Blueprints in Region B
        Configure Unified Single Machine Blueprints for Cross-Region Deployment in Region B
          Add Data Center Locations to the Compute Resource Menu in Region B
          Associate Compute Resources with a Location in Region B
          Add a Property Group and a Property Definition for Data Center Location in Region B
          Create a Reservation Policy for the Unified Blueprint in Region B
          Specify Reservation Information for the Unified Blueprint in Region B
          Create a Service Catalog for the Unified Blueprint in Region B
          Create an Entitlement for the Unified Blueprint Catalog in Region B
          Create Unified Single Machine Blueprints in Region B
          Test the Cross-Region Deployment of the Single Machine Blueprints in Region B
    Region B Operations Implementation
      Region B vRealize Operations Manager Implementation
        Deploy vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
          Prerequisites for Deploying the Remote Collectors in Region B
          Deploy the Remote Collector Virtual Appliances in Region B
          Connect the Remote Collector Nodes to the Analytics Cluster in Region B
          Configure a DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Operations Manager Remote Collectors in Region B
          Group Remote Collector Nodes in Region B
        Configure the Load Balancer for vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
        Add an Authentication Source for the Child Active Directory in Region B
        Add vCenter Adapter Instances to vRealize Operations Manager for Region B
        Connect vRealize Operations Manager to the NSX Managers in Region B
          Configure User Privileges in NSX Manager for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager for Region B
          Add NSX-vSphere Adapter Instances to vRealize Operations Manager for Region B
        Configure Service Account Privileges for Integration between vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Automation in Region B
          Configure User Privileges in vRealize Automation for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
          Configure User Privileges on vRealize Operations Manager for Tenant Workload Reclamation in Region B
        Add Storage Devices Adapters in vRealize Operations Manager for Region B
      Region B vRealize Log Insight Implementation
        Deploy vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Prerequisites for Deploying vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Deploy the Virtual Appliance for Each Node in the vRealize Log Insight Cluster in Region B
          Configure a DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Start the vRealize Log Insight Instance in Region B
          Join the Worker Nodes to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Enable the Integrated Load Balancer of vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Join vRealize Log Insight to the Active Directory in Region B
        Install a CA-Signed Certificate on vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Replace the Certificate to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to the vSphere Environment in Region B
          Connect vRealize Log Insight to vSphere in Region B
          Configure vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
          Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
          Configure the Log Insight Agent on vRealize Operations Manager to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to the NSX Instances in Region B
          Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for NSX for vSphere in Region B
          Configure NSX Managers to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Configure the NSX Controllers to Forward Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Configure the NSX Edge Instances to Foward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to vRealize Automation in Region B
          Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator and Microsoft SQL Server in Region B
          Configure the vRealize Automation Proxy Agents to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
        Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN in Region B
        Configure Log Retention and Archiving in Region B
        Configure Event Forwarding Between Region A and Region B
          Configure Event Forwarding in Region A
          Configure Event Forwarding in Region B
          Add a Log Filter in Region A
      Region B vSphere Update Manager Download Service Implementation
        Configure PostgreSQL Database on Your Linux-Based Host Operating System for UMDS in Region B
        Install UMDS on Ubuntu OS in Region B
        Set Up the Data to Download with UMDS in Region B
        Install and Configure the UMDS Web Server in Region B
        Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager in Region B
  Upgrade
    Upgrade Policy and Best Practices
    Upgrade the Cloud Management Platform
      Upgrade vRealize Automation Appliance and the Infrastructure-as-a-Service Components
        Upgrade the vRealize Automation Appliances
        Upgrade the vRealize Automation IaaS Management Agent on Each IaaS Node
        Upgrade the IaaS Components by Using the Automated Upgrade Shell Script
        Delete the Snapshots of the vRealize Automation Virtual Machines
      Upgrade vRealize Business and vRealize Business Data Collectors
        Upgrade the vRealize Business Server Appliance
        Upgrade the vRealize Business Remote Data Collectors
        Delete the Snapshots of the vRealize Business Appliances
      Upgrade vRealize Orchestrator Cluster
        Update the vRealize Orchestrator Cluster
        Delete the Snapshots of the vRealize Orchestrator Appliances
      Post-Upgrade Configuration of the Cloud Management Platform
        Rename the Anti-Affinity Rules for vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator Virtual Machines
        Configure the Load Balancer Application Profiles for vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator
        Increase the Virtual Memory and the Number of Virtual CPUs of the vRealize Business Appliances
        Configure Integration of vRealize Operations Manager with vRealize Automation for Workload Reclamation
          Configure User Privileges on vRealize Operations Manager for Tenant Workload Reclamation
          Add vRealize Operations Manager as a Metrics Provider in vRealize Automation
    Upgrade Operations Management Components
      Upgrade vRealize Operations Manager
        Take the vRealize Operations Manager Nodes Offline and Take Snapshots
        Upgrade the Operating System of the vRealize Operations Manager Appliances
        Upgrade the vRealize Operations Manager Software
        Upgrade the vRealize Operations Management Packs
        Delete the Snapshots of the vRealize Operations Manager Appliances
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of vRealize Operations Manager
          Configure Global User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager
          Configure vRealize Operations Manager Integration with NSX for vSphere
            Configure User Privileges in NSX Manager for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager
            Reconfigure the NSX-vSphere Adapter Instances in vRealize Operations Manager with the NSX Service Account
          Configure the Integration between vRealize Operations and vRealize Automation
            Configure User Privileges in vRealize Automation for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager
            Reconfigure vRealize Automation Adapter in vRealize Operations Manager with Service Account
          Rename the DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Operations Manager
          Update the Physical Network I/O Widget Configuration in the SDDC Overview Dashboard in vRealize Operations Manager
      Upgrade vRealize Log Insight
        Take Snapshots of the vRealize Log Insight Nodes
        Upgrade the vRealize Log Insight Clusters
        Upgrade the vRealize Log Insight Agents
        Delete the Snapshots of the vRealize Log Insight Appliances
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of the vRealize Log Insight
          Reconnect vRealize Log Insight to vSphere by Using a Service Account
            Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Log Insight
            Configure vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight
          Reconnect vRealize Log Insight to vRealize Operations Manager
            Configure User Privileges on vRealize Operations Manager for Integration with vRealize Log Insight
            Configure the Log Insight Agent Groups for vRealize Operations Manager components
          Complete vRealize Log Insight Integration with vRealize Automation
            Install the new vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for the Cloud Management Platform
            Configure the Log Insight Agent Group for vRealize Orchestrator components
          Rename the DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Log Insight
    Upgrade Virtual Infrastructure
      Update vSphere Data Protection
        Take Snapshots of the vSphere Data Protection Appliances
        Update the vSphere Data Protection Node
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of vSphere Data Protection
          Configure Service Account Access in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection
            Define a User Role in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection
            Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection
          Place vSphere Data Protection in a Dedicated VM and Templates Folder
      Upgrade the NSX Components for the Management and Shared Edge and Compute Clusters
        Upgrade the NSX Manager Instances
        Upgrade the NSX Controllers
        Upgrade the NSX Components on the ESXi Hosts
        Upgrade NSX Edge Instances
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of NSX for vSphere
          Enable Health Check on the vSphere Distributed Switches
          Configure Global Transport Zones for the Shared Edge and Compute Clusters
          Configure NSX Managers to Use a Service Account for Connection to vCenter Server
            Assign User Privileges to the NSX Service Account in vCenter Server
            Configure NSX Managers with Service Account for Communication with vCenter Server
          Configure the Anti-Affinity Rules for the NSX Components
          Place the NSX Manager Appliances in a VM and Templates Folder
          Deploy and Configure Distributed Logical Routers for the Shared Edge and Compute Clusters
            Configure a Logical Switch and Deploy Distributed Logical Router for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
            Configure Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
            Connect the NSX Edge Devices in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster to the Distributed Logical Router in Region A
            Configure a Logical Switch and Deploy the Distributed Logical Router for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
            Configure Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
            Connect the NSX Edge Devices in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster to the Distributed Logical Router in Region B
      Upgrade the Components for the Management Cluster
        Upgrade vSphere and Disaster Recovery Components for the Management Clusters
          Upgrade Management Platform Services Controller in Region A
          Upgrade Management vCenter Server in Region A
          Upgrade Management vSphere Replication Appliance in Region A
          Upgrade Management Site Recovery Manager in Region A
          Upgrade Management Platform Services Controller in Region B
          Upgrade Management vCenter Server in Region B
          Upgrade Management vSphere Replication Appliance in Region B
          Upgrade Management Site Recovery Manager in Region B
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of the vSphere Components for the Management Cluster
          Change Admission Control in the Management Clusters
          Register Again vRealize Operations Manager with the Management vCenter Server Instances
          Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Management vCenter Server Instance in Region A Post-Upgrade
          Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Management vCenter Server Instance in Region B Post-Upgrade
          Place Management vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller in a VM and Templates Folder
          Region A vSphere Update Manager Download Service Implementation
            Configure PostgreSQL Database Your Linux-Based Host Operating System for UMDS in Region A
            Install UMDS on Ubuntu OS in Region A
            Set Up the Data to Download with UMDS in Region A
            Install and Configure the UMDS Web Server in Region A
            Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager in Region A
          Region B vSphere Update Manager Download Service Implementation
            Configure PostgreSQL Database on Your Linux-Based Host Operating System for UMDS in Region B
            Install UMDS on Ubuntu OS in Region B
            Set Up the Data to Download with UMDS in Region B
            Install and Configure the UMDS Web Server in Region B
            Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager in Region B
        Complete vSphere Upgrade for the Management Cluster
          Upgrade the ESXi Hosts for the Management Clusters
            Use Image Builder to Create an ESXi 6.5 Image with NSX for vSphere VIBs
            Use vSphere Update Manager to Remediate the ESXi Management Clusters
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of the Management ESXi Hosts and vSAN Storage
          Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switches for the Management Clusters
          Place the VMkernel Adapter for vSphere vMotion Traffic on a Separate TCP/IP Stack on the Management Hosts
          Configure VM Swap Files as Sparse Objects on the vSAN Datastores
          Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Management Cluster in Region A
          Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Management Cluster in Region B
      Upgrade the Components for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster
        Upgrade vSphere for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster
          Upgrade the Shared Edge and Compute Platform Services Controller in Region A
          Upgrade the Compute vCenter Server in Region A
          Upgrade Shared Edge and Compute Platform Services Controller in Region B
          Upgrade the Compute vCenter Server in Region B
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of the vCenter Server Components for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster
          Change Admission Control in the Shared Edge and Compute Clusters
          Change the Memory Reservation of the NSX Resource Pools in the Shared Edge and Compute Clusters
          Register Again vRealize Operations Manager with the Compute vCenter Server Instances
          Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region A Post-Upgrade
          Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region B Post-Upgrade
          Place Compute vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller in a VM and Templates Folder
          Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Update the ESXi Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster
          Use Image Builder to Create an ESXi 6.5 Image with NSX for vSphere VIBs for the Shared Edge and Compute Pods
          Using vSphere Update Manager to Remediate ESXi Shared Edge and Compute Clusters
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of the Shared Edge and Compute ESXi Hosts
          Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switches for the Shared Edge and Compute Clusters
          Place the VMkernel Adapter for vSphere vMotion Traffic on a Separate TCP/IP Stack on the Compute Hosts
          Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
      Global Post-Upgrade Configuration of the Virtual Infrastructure Components
        Configure the Anti-Affinity Rules for the Platform Services Controller Instances
        Create Virtual Machine Groups to Define Startup Order in the Management Clusters
        Deploy the Platform Services Controllers Load Balancer in Region A
          Deploy the Platform Services Controller NSX Load Balancer in Region A
          Replace the Platform Services Controller Certificates in Region A
          Update the Single Sign-On Configuration of the Platform Services Controllers in Region A
          Create Platform Services Controller Application Profiles in Region A
          Create Platform Services Controller Server Pools in Region A Post-Upgrade
          Create Virtual Servers in Region A
          Update the DNS Record for the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region A
        Repoint the vCenter Server Instances to the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region A
        Connect the NSX Managers to the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region A
        Deploy the Platform Services Controllers Load Balancer in Region B
          Deploy the Platform Services Controller NSX Load Balancer in Region B
          Replace the Platform Services Controller Certificates in Region B
          Update the Single Sign-On Configuration on the Platform Services Controllers in Region B
          Create Platform Services Controller Application Profiles in Region B
          Create Platform Services Controller Server Pools in Region B
          Create Virtual Servers in Region B
          Update the DNS Record for the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region B
        Repoint the vCenter Server Instances to the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region B
        Connect the NSX Managers to the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region B
        Reconnect vSphere Replication to vCenter Server
        Reconnect Site Recovery Manager to vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller Instances
          Configure Service Account in vSphere for Site Recovery Manager
          Modify the Site Recovery Manager Server Installation
        Configure Point in Time in vSphere Replication
        Register vSphere Data Protection with Management vCenter Server
        Clean Up Obsolete Appliances and Snapshots in Region A
        Clean Up Obsolete Appliances and Snapshots in Region B
  Monitoring and Alerting
    Enabling Alerts in vRealize Log Insight
      View the Full List of Alerts for a Management Product
      Enable the Alerts for vSphere Resources
      Enable the Alerts for Storage Resources
      Enable the Alerts for vSAN
      Enable the Alerts for vSphere Networking
      Enable the Alerts for NSX for vSphere
      Enable the Alerts for vRealize Operations Manager
      Enable the Alerts for vRealize Automation
      Enable the Alerts for vRealize Orchestrator
    Creating Custom SDDC vRealize Operations Dashboards
      Create the SDDC Capacity Dashboard
      Configure a Dashboard that Provides an Overview of SDDC Operation
        Create an Application for vRealize Log Insight
        Create an Application for vRealize Orchestrator
        Collect the SDDC Objects in a Group
        Configure a Dashboard that Provides an Overview of the SDDC State
    Configure vRealize Operations Manager to Notify of SDDC Issues
      Create Notifications in vRealize Operations Manager
      List of Notifications for vRealize Operations Manager
    Monitor vSphere Data Protection Jobs by Email
    Configure vRealize Automation System Notification Events
  Backup and Restore
    Updated Information
    Backup and Restore
      Region A Backup and Restore
        Backing Up and Restoring vCenter Server in Region A
          Create Scheduled Backup Jobs for the vCenter Server Instances in Region A
          Restore the Management vCenter Server in Region A
          Restore the Compute vCenter Server in Region A
        Backing Up and Restoring vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Create a Scheduled Backup Job for vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Restore vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
        Backing Up and Restoring vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Create a Scheduled Backup Job for vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Restore vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Backing Up and Restoring vRealize Automation in Region A
          Create a Scheduled Backup Job for vRealize Automation in Region A
          Create a Job for Application Backups of Microsoft SQL Server in Region A
          Restore vRealize Automation in Region A
        Backing Up and Restoring the NSX Instances in Region A
          Back Up NSX Manager in Region A
          Restore NSX Manager in Region A
          Export the NSX Firewall Configuration in Region A
          Import the NSX Firewall Configuration in Region A
          Export a Service Composer Configuration in Region A
          Import a Security Policies Configuration in Region A
          Export Configurations of the Distributed Switches in Region A
          Restore the Configuration of a Distributed Switch in Region A
      Region B Backup and Restore
        Backing Up and Restoring vCenter Server in Region B
          Create Scheduled Backup Jobs for the vCenter Server Instances in Region B
          Restore the Management vCenter Server in Region B
          Restore the Compute vCenter Server in Region B
        Backing Up and Restoring vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
          Create a Scheduled Backup Job for vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
          Restore vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
        Backing Up and Restoring vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Create a Scheduled Backup Job for vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Restore vRealize Log Insight in Region B
        Backing Up and Restoring vRealize Automation in Region B
          Create a Scheduled Backup Job for vRealize Automation in Region B
          Restore vRealize Automation in Region B
        Backing Up and Restoring the NSX Instances in Region B
          Back Up NSX Manager in Region B
          Restore NSX Manager in Region B
          Export the NSX Firewall Configuration in Region B
          Import the NSX Firewall Configuration in Region B
          Export a Service Composer Configuration in Region B
          Import a Security Policies Configuration in Region B
          Export Configurations of the Distributed Switches in Region B
          Restore the Configuration of a Distributed Switch in Region B
    SDDC Startup and Shutdown
      Shutdown Order of the Management Virtual Machines
      Startup Order of the Management Virtual Machines
  Site Protection and Recovery
    Failover and Failback Checklist for the SDDC Management Applications
    Prerequisites for SDDC Failover or Failback
    Failover of the SDDC Management Applications
      Configure Failover of Management Applications
        Configure Failover of vRealize Operations Manager
          Replicate the VMs of vRealize Operations Manager
          Create a Protection Group for vRealize Operations Manager
          Create a Recovery Plan for vRealize Operations Manager
          Customize the Recovery Plan for vRealize Operations Manager
          Duplicate the Anti-Affinity Rules for vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
        Configure Failover of the Cloud Management Platform
          Replicate the Required VMs of vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator, and vRealize Business
          Create a Protection Group for the Cloud Management Platform
          Create a Recovery Plan for the Cloud Management Platform
          Customize the Recovery Plan for the Cloud Management Platform
          Duplicate the Anti-Affinity Rules for vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator from Region A in Region B
      Test the Failover of Management Applications
        Test the Failover of vRealize Operations Manager
        Test the Failover of the Cloud Management Platform
      Perform Planned Migration of Management Applications
        Initiate a Planned Migration of vRealize Operations Manager
        Initiate a Planned Migration of the Cloud Management Platform
      Perform Disaster Recovery of Management Applications
        Reconfigure the NSX Instance for the Management Cluster in Region B
        Recover the Control VM of the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region B
        Reconfigure the Universal Distributed Logical Router and NSX Edges for Dynamic Routing in Region B
        Verify Establishment of BGP for the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region B
        Enable Network Connectivity for the NSX Load Balancer in Region B
        Initiate Disaster Recovery of vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
        Initiate Disaster Recovery of the Cloud Management Platform in Region B
      Post-Failover Configuration of Management Applications
        Configure the NSX Controllers and the UDLR Control VM to Forward Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
        Update the vRealize Log Insight Logging Address after Failover
        Reconfigure the NSX Instance for the Management Cluster in Region A after Failover
    Failback of the SDDC Management Applications
      Test the Failback of Management Applications
        Test the Failback of vRealize Operations Manager
        Test the Failback of the Cloud Management Platform
      Perform Failback as Planned Migration of Management Applications
        Initiate Failback as Planned Migration of vRealize Operations Manager
        Initiate Failback as Planned Migration of the Cloud Management Platform
      Perform Failback as Disaster Recovery of Management Applications
        Reconfigure the NSX Instance for the Management Cluster in Region A
        Recover the Control VM of the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region A
        Reconfigure the Universal Distributed Logical Router and NSX Edges for Dynamic Routing in Region A
        Verify the Establishment of BGP for the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region A
        Enable Network Connectivity for the NSX Load Balancer in Region A
        Initiate Disaster Recovery of vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
        Initiate Disaster Recovery of the Cloud Management Platform in Region A
      Post-Failback Configuration of Management Applications
        Configure the NSX Controllers and the UDLR Control VM to Forward Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Update the vRealize Log Insight Logging Address after Failback
        Reconfigure the NSX Instance for the Management Cluster in Region B after Failback
    Reprotect of the SDDC Management Applications
      Prerequisites for Performing Reprotect
      Reprotect vRealize Operations Manager
      Reprotect the Cloud Management Platform
  Operational Verification
    Updated Information
    Validate vSphere Components
      Verify the Platform Services Controller Instances
      Verify the vCenter Server Instances
      Verify the ESXi Hosts
    Validate the Cloud Management Platform
      Verify the Power Status and Address of All vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Business VMs
      Verify the Version, Service Status and Configuration of vRealize Automation Appliances
      Verify the Status of IaaS Web Server and Manager Service Nodes of vRealize Automation
      Verify the Version and Service Status of vRealize Automation Windows Nodes
      Verify the Version, Status, and Configuration of vRealize Orchestrator VMs
      Verify the Status of the Distributed Execution Managers and vSphere Proxy Agents in vRealize Automation
      Verify the Status of vRealize Automation Integration with Active Directory
      Verify the Version, Service Status and Configuration of the vRealize Business VMs
      Request a Single-Machine Blueprint from the Service Catalog of vRealize Automation
      Verify the Cloud Management Platform Load Balancing
    Validate NSX for vSphere
      Verify the Version, Service Status and Configuration of the NSX Manager Appliances
      Verify the Status of NSX Controller Instances and Host Components
      Test VXLAN Connectivity of the Hosts in the Management Cluster
      Test VXLAN Connectivity of the Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster
      Verify the Status of NSX Firewall, Service Composer, and Distributed Switches
      Verify the Status of the NSX Edge Devices for North-South Routing
      Verify the Status of the Universal Distributed Logical Router
      Verify the Status of the NSX Load Balancer
    Validate vRealize Operations Manager
      Verify the Power Status of All vRealize Operations Manager VMs
      Verify the Configuration of vRealize Operations Manager Cluster Nodes and Remote Collectors
      Verify the vRealize Operations Manager Load Balancing
      Validate vRealize Operations Manager Adapters and Management Packs
        Verify the Version, Status, and Configuration of the VMware vSphere Adapter in vRealize Operations Manager
        Verify the Version and Configuration of the vRealize Operations Management Pack for Log Insight
        Verify the Version, Status, and Configuration of vRealize Operations Manager Management Pack for NSX for vSphere
        Verify the Version, Status, and Configuration of the vRealize Automation Management Pack
        Verify the Version, Status, and Configuration of the Management Pack for Storage Devices in vRealize Operations Manager
    Validate vRealize Log Insight
      Verify the Status of the vRealize Log Insight Nodes
    Validate vSphere Data Protection
      Verify the Appliance Status and Version of vSphere Data Protection
      Verify the Configuration and Service Status of vSphere Data Protection
    Validate Site Recovery Manager
      Verify the Version and Service Status of Site Recovery Manager
    Validate the vSphere Replication
      Verify the Version and Service Status of vSphere Replication
    SDDC Startup and Shutdown
      Shutdown Order of the Management Virtual Machines
      Startup Order of the Management Virtual Machines
  Certificate Replacement
    Region A Certificate Replacement
      Create and Add a Microsoft Certificate Authority Template
      Use the Certificate Generation Utility to Generate Certificates Automatically in Region A
        Use the Certificate Generation Utility to Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components in Region A
        Additional Configuration for Intermediate Certificate Authority in Region A
      Generate Manually Key Pairs and Certificate Signing Requests for the Management Components in Region A
        Generate Manually Key Pairs and Certificate Signing Requests for the ESXi Hosts in Region A
        Generate Manually Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for the Platform Services Controller Instances in Region A
        Generate Manually Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vCenter Server in Region A
        Generate Manually Key Pairs and Certificate Singing Requests for NSX in Region A
        Generate Manually a Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vSphere Data Protection in Region A
          Enable SSH Root User Access on the vSphere Data Protection Appliance in Region A
          Generate Manually the Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vSphere Data Protection in Region A
        Generate Manually Key Pairs and Certificate Signing Requests for the Cloud Management Platform in Region A
        Manually Generate a Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vRealize Operations Manager
        Generate Manually a Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vRealize Log Insight in Region A
      Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components in Region A
      Replace Certificates of the Management Products in Region A
        Replace Certificates of the Virtual Infrastructure Components in Region A
          Replace the Platform Services Controller Certificates in Region A
          Replace the vCenter Server Certificates in Region A
            Replace the vCenter Server Certificate Files in Region A
            Connect NSX Manager to the Management vCenter Server in Region A
            Connect vSphere Data Protection to vCenter Server After Certificate Replacement in Region A
            Update the vCenter Server Certificates on the Cloud Management Platform in Region A
            Update the vCenter Server Certificates on vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Replace the Default Certificate with a Custom Certificate on the ESXi Hosts in Region A
          Replace the NSX Manager Certificates in Region A
          Replace the Certificate of vSphere Data Protection in Region A
            Install a CertGenVVD-Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in Region A
            Install a Manually Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in Region A
        Replace Certificates of the Cloud Management Platform Components in Region A
          Replace vRealize Automation Certificate in Region A
          Update the vRealize Automation Certificate on vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Business in Region A
          Update the vRealize Automation Certificate on vRealize Operations Manager
          Replace the Certificate of vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Certificate Replacement for vRealize Business Server in Region A
        Replace Certificates of the Operations Management Components in Region A
          Replace vRealize Operations Manager Certificate in Region A
          Replace the Certificate of vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Update Event Forwarding in Region B
    Region B Certificate Replacement
      Create and Add a Microsoft Certificate Authority Template in Region B
      Use the Certificate Generation Utility to Generate Certificates Automatically in Region B
        Use the Certificate Generation Utility to Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components in Region B
        Additional Configuration for Intermediate Certificate Authority in Region B
      Generate Manually Key Pairs and Certificate Signing Requests for the Management Components in Region B
        Generate Manually Key Pairs and Certificate Signing Requests for the ESXi Hosts in Region B
        Generate Manually a Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for the Platform Services Controller Instances in Region B
        Generate Manually Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vCenter Server in Region B
        Generate Manually Key Pair and Certificate Singing Request for NSX in Region B
        Generate Manually a Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vSphere Data Protection in Region B
          Enable SSH Root User Access on vSphere Data Protection Appliance in Region B
          Generate Manually the Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vSphere Data Protection in Region B
        Generate Key Pairs and Certificate Signing Requests for Site Recovery Manager Certificates
        Generate Key Pairs and Certificate Signing Requests for vSphere Replication
        Generate a Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vRealize Log Insight in Region B
      Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components in Region B
      Replace Certificates of the Management Products in Region B
        Replace Certificates of the Virtual Infrastructure Components in Region B
          Replace the Platform Services Controller Certificates in Region B
          Replace vCenter Server Certificates in Region B
            Replace the vCenter Server Certificates in Region B
            Connect NSX Manager to the Management vCenter Server in Region B
            Connect vSphere Data Protection to vCenter Server After Certificate Replacement in Region B
            Update the vCenter Server Certificates on the Cloud Management Platform in Region B
            Update the vCenter Server Certificates on vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
          Replace the Default Certificate with a Custom Certificate on the ESXi Hosts in Region B
          Replace the NSX Manager Certificates in Region B
          Replace the Certificate of vSphere Data Protection in Region B
            Install a CertGenVVD-Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in Region B
            Install a Manually Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in Region B
          Replace the VMware Site Recovery Manager Certificates
          Install the CA-Signed Certificate on vSphere Replication
        Replace Certificates of the Operations Management Components in Region B
          Replace the Certificate to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Update Event Forwarding in Region A
  VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center
  Introducing VMware Validated Designs for Software-Defined Data Center
    Overview of VMware Validated Designs
    Solution Overview and Design Objectives
    Documentation Structure and Audience
    Overview of the SDDC Structure
      Physical Infrastructure Layer
      Virtual Infrastructure Layer
      Cloud Management Layer
      Operations Layer
  Architecture and Design
    Updated Information
    Architecture Overview
      Physical Infrastructure Architecture
        Pod Architecture
        Pod Types
        Physical Network Architecture
          Leaf-and-Spine Network Architecture
          Network Transport
          Infrastructure Network Architecture
            Simplicity and Scalability
            Oversubscription
            Fault Tolerance
            Quality of Service Differentiation
          Server Interfaces (NICs)
        Availability Zones and Regions
          Availability Zones
          Regions
      Virtual Infrastructure Architecture
        Virtual Infrastructure Overview
        Network Virtualization Components
        Network Virtualization Services
      Cloud Management Platform Architecture
        Logical Architecture of the Cloud Management Platform
        Cloud Management Layer Elements
        Cloud Management Platform Logical Architecture
      Operations Architecture
        Operations Management Architecture
        Logging Architecture
        Data Protection and Backup Architecture
        Disaster Recovery Architecture
    Detailed Design
      Physical Infrastructure Design
        Physical Design Fundamentals
          Availability Zones and Regions
          Pods and Racks
          ESXi Host Physical Design Specifications
        Physical Networking Design
          Leaf-and-Spine and Network Virtualization Architecture
          Switch Types and Network Connectivity
          Physical Network Design Decisions
        Physical Storage Design
          vSAN Physical Design
          Hardware Considerations
            Solid State Disk (SSD) Characteristics
            SSD Performance
            Magnetic Hard Disk Drives (HDD) Characteristics
          I/O Controllers
          NFS Physical Storage Design
            Requirements
            Volumes
      Virtual Infrastructure Design
        ESXi Design
        vCenter Server Design
          vCenter Server Deployment
          vCenter Server Networking
          vCenter Server Redundancy
          vCenter Server Appliance Sizing
          vSphere Cluster Design
            vSphere High Availability Design
            vSphere Cluster Workload Design
            Management Cluster Design
            Shared Edge and Compute Cluster Design
            Compute Cluster Design
          vCenter Server Customization
          Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) Certificates
        Virtualization Network Design
          Virtual Network Design Guidelines
          Virtual Switches
            Virtual Switch Design Background
            Health Check
            Number of Virtual Switches
            Management Cluster Distributed Switches
            Shared Edge and Compute Cluster Distributed Switches
            Compute Cluster Distributed Switches
          NIC Teaming
          Network I/O Control
          VXLAN
          vMotion TCP/IP Stack
        NSX Design
          NSX for vSphere Design
          NSX Components
          NSX for vSphere Requirements
          Network Virtualization Conceptual Design
          Cluster Design for NSX for vSphere
          vSphere Distributed Switch Uplink Configuration
          Logical Switch Control Plane Mode Design
          Transport Zone Design
          Routing Design
          Firewall Logical Design
            Load Balancer Design
          Information Security and Access Control
          Bridging Physical Workloads
          Region Connectivity
          Application Virtual Network
          Virtual Network Design Example
          Use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates
        Shared Storage Design
          Shared Storage Platform
          Shared Storage Logical Design
            Storage Tiering
            VMware Hardware Acceleration API/CLI for Storage
            Virtual Machine Storage Policies
              vSphere Storage I/O Control Design
          Datastore Cluster Design
          vSAN Storage Design
            VMware vSAN Conceptual Design and Logical Design
            VMware vSAN Network Design
            Cluster and Disk Group Design
            VMware vSAN Policy Design
          NFS Storage Design
      Cloud Management Platform Design
        vRealize Automation Design
          vRealize Automation Logical and Physical Design
            Physical Design
              Deployment Considerations
              vRealize Automation Appliance
              vRealize Automation IaaS Web Server
              vRealize Automation IaaS Manager Service and DEM Orchestrator Server
              vRealize Automation IaaS DEM Worker Virtual Machine
              vRealize Automation IaaS Proxy Agent
              Load Balancer
              Information Security and Access Control in vRealize Automation
            vRealize Automation Supporting Infrastructure
              Microsoft SQL Server Database
              PostgreSQL Database Server
              Notification Email Server
              Notifications
              vRealize Business for Cloud
          vRealize Automation Cloud Tenant Design
            Comparison of Single-Tenant and Multi-Tenant Deployments
            Tenant Design
              Service Catalog
              Catalog Items
              Machine Blueprints
              Blueprint Definitions
              Branding of the vRealize Automation Console
          vRealize Automation Infrastructure as a Service Design
            Infrastructure Source Endpoints
            Virtualization Compute Resources
              Fabric Groups
              Business Groups
              Reservations
              Reservation Policies
              Template Synchronization
              VMware Identity Management
        vRealize Orchestrator Design
          vRealize Orchestrator Logical Design
            vRealize Orchestrator Authentication
            Network Ports
            vRealize Orchestrator Deployment
            vRealize Orchestrator Server Mode
            vRealize Orchestrator SDDC Cluster
            vRealize Orchestrator Information Security and Access Control
          vRealize Orchestrator Configuration
          vRealize Orchestrator Scalability
      Operations Infrastructure Design
        vRealize Operations Manager Design
          vRealize Operations Manager Logical and Physical Design
          vRealize Operations Manager Nodes
            Sizing Compute Resources
            Sizing Storage
          Networking Design
            Application Isolated Network Design
            IP Subnets
            DNS Names
            Networking for Failover and Load Balancing
          Information Security and Access Control
          Monitoring and Alerting
          Management Packs
        vRealize Log Insight Design
          Logical Design and Data Sources of vRealize Log Insight
          Cluster Nodes of vRealize Log Insight
          Sizing Log Insight Nodes
          vRealize Log Insight Networking Design
          vRealize Log Insight Retention and Archiving
          vRealize Log Insight Alerting
          Information Security and Access Control in vRealize Log Insight
          Configuration for Collecting Logs in vRealize Log Insight
          Time Synchronization and Cluster Connectivity of vRealize Log Insight
          vRealize Log Insight Event Forwarding Between Regions
          vRealize Log Insight Disaster Recovery
        vSphere Data Protection Design
          Logical Design
          Backup Datastore
          Performance
          Volume Sizing
          Other Considerations
          Backup Policies
          Information Security and Access Control
          Component Backup Jobs
        Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication Design
          Disaster Recovery Logical Design
          Deployment Design for Site Recovery Manager 
          Networking Design for Disaster Recovery
          Information Security and Access Control
          vSphere Replication
          Messages and Commands for Site Recovery Manager
          Recovery Plans for Site Recovery Manager
        vSphere Update Manager Design
          Physical Design of vSphere Update Manager
          Logical Design of vSphere Update Manager
  Planning and Preparation
    Updated Information
    Software Requirements
      VMware Scripts and Tools
      Third-Party Software
    External Services
      External Services Overview
      VLANs, IP Subnets, and Application Virtual Networks
        VLAN IDs and IP Subnets for System Traffic
        Names and IP Subnets of Application Virtual Networks
      DNS Names
        DNS Names and IP Addresses in Region A
          Host Names and IP Addresses for External Services in Region A
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Virtual Infrastructure Components in Region A
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Cloud Management Components in Region A
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Data Protection and Operations Management Components in Region A
        DNS Names and IP Addresses in Region B
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the External Services in Region B
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Virtual Infrastructure Components in Region B
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Cloud Management Components in Region B
          Host Names and IP Addresses for Data Protection and Operations Management Components in Region B
      Time Synchronization
        Requirements for Time Synchronization
        Configure NTP-Based Time Synchronization on Windows Hosts
      Active Directory Users and Groups
        Active Directory Groups
        Active Directory Users
      Certificate Replacement
        Create and Add a Microsoft Certificate Authority Template
        Use the Certificate Generation Utility to Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components
        Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components
      Datastore Requirements
    Virtual Machine Specifications
  Deployment for Region A
    Updated Information
    Region A Virtual Infrastructure Implementation
      Install and Configure ESXi Hosts in Region A
        Prerequisites for Installation of ESXi Hosts in Region A
        Install ESXi Interactively on All Hosts in Region A
        Configure the Network on All Hosts in Region A
        Configure vSphere Standard Switch on a Host in the Management Cluster in Region A
        Configure SSH and NTP on the First Host in Region A
        Set Up vSAN Datastore for the Management Cluster in Region A
      Deploy and Configure the Platform Services Controller and vCenter Server Components in Region A
        Deploy the External Platform Services Controllers for the vCenter Servers in Region A
        Join the Platform Services Controllers to Active Directory in Region A
        Replace the Platform Services Controller Certificates in Region A
        Update the Platform Services Controller SSO Configuration and Endpoints in Region A
        Deploy the Management vCenter Server Instance in Region A
        Configure the Management Cluster in Region A
        Create a vSphere Distributed Switch for the Management Cluster in Region A
        Set vSAN Storage Policy in Region A
        Create vSAN Disk Groups for the Management Cluster in Region A
        Enable vSphere HA on the Management Cluster in Region A
        Change Advanced Options on the ESXi Hosts in the Management Cluster in Region A
        Mount NFS Storage for the Management Cluster in Region A
        Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Management Cluster in Region A
        Set vSAN Policy on Management Virtual Machines in Region A
        Create the VM and Template Folders in Region A
        Create Anti-Affinity Rules for the Platform Services Controller in Region A
        Create VM Groups to Define Startup Order in the Management Cluster in Region A
      Deploy and Configure the Management Cluster NSX Instance in Region A
        Deploy the NSX Manager for the Management Cluster NSX Instance in Region A
          Assign an NSX Domain Service Account and Deploy the NSX Manager Appliance in Region A
          Connect NSX Manager to the Management vCenter Server in Region A
          Assign Administrative Access to NSX in Region A
        Deploy the NSX Controllers for the Management Cluster NSX Instance in Region A
        Prepare the ESXi Hosts in the Management Cluster for NSX in Region A
        Configure the NSX Logical Network for the Management Cluster in Region A
        Update the Host Profile for the Management Cluster in Region A
        Deploy the Platform Services Controllers Load Balancer in Region A
          Deploy the Platform Services Controller NSX Load Balancer in Region A
          Create Platform Services Controller Application Profiles in Region A
          Create Platform Services Controller Server Pools in Region A
          Create Virtual Servers in Region A
          Update DNS Records for the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region A
        Configure NSX Dynamic Routing in the Management Cluster in Region A
          Create a Universal Logical Switch for Use as the Transit Network in the Management Cluster in Region A
          Deploy NSX Edge Devices for North-South Routing in Region A
          Disable the Firewall Service in Region A
          Enable and Configure Routing in Region A
          Verify Peering of Upstream Switches and Establishment of BGP in Region A
          Deploy the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region A
          Configure Universal Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in Region A
          Verify Establishment of BGP for the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region A
        Distributed Firewall Configuration for Management Applications
          Add vCenter Server Instances to the NSX Distributed Firewall Exclusion List
          Create IP Sets for All Components of the Management Clusters in the SDDC
          Create Security Groups
          Create Distributed Firewall Rules
        Test the Management Cluster NSX Configuration in Region A
        Deploy Application Virtual Networks in Region A
        Deploy the NSX Load Balancer in Region A
      Deploy and Configure the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster Components in Region A
        Deploy the Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region A
        Add New vCenter Server Licenses in Region A
        Add the Shared Edge and Compute vCenter to the vCenter Servers VM Group in Region A
        Exclude the Compute vCenter Server from the Distributed Firewall in Region A
        Configure the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
        Create a vSphere Distributed Switch for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
        Enable vSphere HA on the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
        Change Advanced Options on the ESXi Hosts on the ESXi Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
        Mount NFS Storage for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
        Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
        Configure Lockdown Mode on All ESXi Hosts in Region A
      Deploy and Configure the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Instance in Region A
        Deploy the NSX Manager for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Instance in Region A
        Deploy the NSX Controllers for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Instance in Region A
        Prepare the ESXi Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster for NSX in Region A
        Configure the NSX Logical Network for the Shared Edge and Compute Clusters in Region A
        Update the Host Profile for the Compute Cluster in Region A
        Configure NSX Dynamic Routing in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Create a Universal Logical Switch for Use as the Transit Network in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Deploy NSX Edge Devices for North-South Routing in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Disable the Firewall Service in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Enable and Configure Routing in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Verify Peering of Upstream Switches and Establishment of BGP in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Deploy the Universal Distributed Logical Router in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Configure Universal Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Verify Establishment of BGP for the Universal Distributed Logical Router in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Deploy the Distributed Logical Router in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Configure Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Verify Establishment of BGP for the Distributed Logical Router in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
        Test the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Configuration in Region A
      Deploy vSphere Data Protection in Region A
        Prerequisites for Deploying vSphere Data Protection in Region A
        Deploy the vSphere Data Protection Virtual Appliance in Region A
        Configure Service Account Access in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection in Region A
          Define a User Role in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection in Region A
          Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection for Region A
        Register vSphere Data Protection with Management vCenter Server in Region A
      Replace Certificates in Region A
        Replace the vCenter Server Certificates in Region A
        Replace the NSX Manager Certificates in Region A
        Install a CertGenVVD-Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in Region A
    Region A Cloud Management Platform Implementation
      Prerequisites for Cloud Management Platform Implementation in Region A
        DNS Entries and IP Address Mappings in Region A
        SQL Server Configuration for the Cloud Management Platform in Region A
          Microsoft SQL Server Recommendations in Region A
          Assign the SQL Server System Role to vRealize Automation in Region A
          Create a SQL Server Database for vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Configure Network Access for Distributed Transaction Coordinator in Region A
          Allow MS SQL Server and MSDTC access through Windows Firewall for vRealize Automation in Region A
      Configure Service Account Privileges in Region A
        Configure Service Account Privileges on the Compute vCenter Server in Region A
        Configure the Service Account Privilege on the Compute Cluster NSX Instance in Region A
      vRealize Automation Installation in Region A
        Load Balancing the Cloud Management Platform in Region A
          Add Virtual IP Addresses to the NSX Load Balancer in Region A
          Create Application Profiles in Region A
          Create Service Monitoring in Region A
          Create Server Pools in Region A
          Create Virtual Servers in Region A
        Deploy the vRealize Automation Appliance in Region A
        Deploy Windows Virtual Machines for vRealize Automation in Region A
          Create vSphere Image Customization Specifications in Region A
            Create a Customization Specification File for IaaS Servers in Region A
            Create a Customization Specification File for IaaS Proxy Agent Servers in Region A
          Create Windows Virtual Machines for vRealize Automation in Region A
          Install vRealize Automation Management Agent on Windows IaaS VMs in Region A
        Install the vRealize Automation Environment in Region A
        Configure vRealize Automation for a Large Scale Deployment in Region A
      vRealize Automation Default Tenant Configuration in Region A
        Create a Local Tenant Administrator in Region A
        Join Connectors to an Active Directory Domain in Region A
      vRealize Automation Tenant Creation in Region A
        Create the Rainpole Tenant in Region A
        Configure Identity Management for the vRealize Automation Tenant in Region A
        Configure Directories Management for High Availability in Region A
        Assign Tenant Administrative Roles to Active Directory Users in Region A
        Brand the Tenant Login Pages in Region A
        Configure the Default Email Servers in Region A
      vRealize Orchestrator Installation in Region A
        Install vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Deploy the vRealize Orchestrator Virtual Appliances in Region A
          Configure NTP for vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Configure the SQL Server Database for vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Generate the vRealize Orchestrator Certificate in Region A
          Configure the Certificate for vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Install the NSX Plugin for vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Configure Component Registry Authentication for vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Validate the Configuration in Region A
          Configure vRealize Orchestrator Cluster Mode in Region A
          Add Compute vCenter Server Instance to vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
        Integrate vRealize Orchestrator with vRealize Automation in Region A
          Configure vRealize Orchestrator Server in Region A
          Create a vRealize Orchestrator Endpoint in Region A
          Add vRealize Automation Host in vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
      vRealize Business Installation in Region A
        Deploy the vRealize Business Virtual Appliances in Region A
        Configure SSL Certificate for vRealize Business Server in Region A
        Configure NTP for vRealize Business in Region A
        Integrate vRealize Business with vRealize Automation in Region A
        Register the vRealize Business Data Collector with the Server in Region A
        Connect vRealize Business with the Compute vCenter Server in Region A
      Cloud Management Platform Post-Installation Tasks in Region A
        Create Anti-Affinity Rules for vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator Virtual Machines in Region A
        Create VM Groups to Define the Startup Order of the Cloud Management Platform in Region A
        Enable Load Balancer Health Monitoring in Region A
        Clean Up the vRealize Automation VM Snapshots in Region A
      Content Library Configuration in Region A
        Configure a Content Library in the First Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region A
        Import the Virtual Machine Template OVF Files in Region A
      Tenant Content Creation in Region A
        Create Logical Switches for Business Groups in Region A
        Configure User Roles in vRealize Automation in Region A
        Create Fabric Groups in Region A
        Create Machine Prefixes in Region A
        Create Business Groups in Region A
        Create Reservation Policies
        Create a vSphere Endpoint in vRealize Automation in Region A
        Add Compute Resources to a Fabric Group in Region A
        Create External Network Profiles
        Create Reservations for the Compute Cluster in Region A
        Create Reservations for the User Edge Resources in Region A
        Create Customization Specifications in Compute vCenter Server in Region A
          Create a Customization Specification for Linux in Region A
          Create a Customization Specification for Windows in Region A
        Create Virtual Machines Using VM Templates in the Content Library in Region A
        Convert the Virtual Machine to a VM Template in Region A
        Configure Single Machine Blueprints in Region A
          Create a Service Catalog in Region A
          Create Entitlements for Business Groups in Region A
          Create a Single Machine Blueprint in Region A
          Configure Entitlements for Blueprints in Region A
    Region A Operations Implementation
      Region A vRealize Operations Manager Implementation
        Deploy vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Prerequisites for Deploying vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Deploy the Virtual Appliance for Each Node of the Analytics Cluster in Region A
          Configure the Master Node in the Analytics Cluster
          Configure the Master Replica Node in the Analytics Cluster
          Configure the Data Node in the Analytics Cluster
          Deploy the Remote Collector Virtual Appliances
          Connect the Remote Collector Nodes to the Analytics Cluster
          Configure a DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Enable High Availability and Start vRealize Operations Manager
          Assign a License to vRealize Operations Manager
          Group Remote Collector Nodes in Region A
        Configure the Load Balancer for vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
        Add an Authentication Source for the Active Directory
        Configure User Access in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Define a User Role in vSphere for Storage Devices Adapters in vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
          Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
        Add vCenter Adapter Instances to vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
        Connect vRealize Operations Manager to the NSX Managers in Region A
          Install the vRealize Operations Manager Management Pack for NSX for vSphere in Region A
          Configure User Privileges in NSX Manager for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
          Add NSX-vSphere Adapter Instances to vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
          Add Network Devices Adapter to vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
        Connect vRealize Operations Manager to vRealize Automation in Region A
          Configure Collection of Metrics from vRealize Automation in vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
            Configure User Privileges on vRealize Automation for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
            Install the vRealize Operations Manager Management Pack for vRealize Automation in Region A
            Add vRealize Automation Adapter to vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
          Configure Integration of vRealize Operations Manager with vRealize Automation for Workload Reclamation in Region A
            Configure User Privileges on vRealize Operations Manager for Tenant Workload Reclamation in Region A
            Add vRealize Operations Manager as a Metrics Provider in vRealize Automation
        Enable Storage Device Monitoring in vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Install the vRealize Operations Manager Management Pack for Storage Devices in Region A
          Add Storage Devices Adapters in vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
        Configure E-Mail Alerts in vRealize Operations Manager
      Region A vRealize Log Insight Implementation
        Deploy vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Prerequisites for Deploying vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Deploy the Virtual Appliance for Each Node in the vRealize Log Insight Cluster in Region A
          Configure a DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Start the vRealize Log Insight Instance in Region A
          Join the Worker Nodes to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Enable the Integrated Load Balancer of vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Join vRealize Log Insight to the Active Directory in Region A
        Replace the Certificate of vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to the vSphere Environment in Region A
          Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Log Insight for Region A
          Connect vRealize Log Insight to vSphere in Region A
          Configure vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Configure User Privileges on vRealize Operations Manager for Integration with vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Enable the vRealize Log Insight Integration with vRealize Operations Manager for Region A
          Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Configure the Log Insight Agent on vRealize Operations Manager to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to the NSX Instances in Region A
          Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for NSX for vSphere in Region A
          Configure NSX Managers to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Configure the NSX Controllers to Forward Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Configure the NSX Edge Instances to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to vRealize Automation in Region A
          Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Packs for the Cloud Management Platform in Region A
          Install and Configure vRealize Log Insight Windows Agents in Region A
          Configure vRealize Log Insight Linux Agents in the vRealize Automation Virtual Appliances in Region A
          Configure vRealize Orchestrator to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN in Region A
        Configure Log Retention and Archiving in Region A
      Region A vSphere Update Manager Download Service Implementation
        Configure PostgreSQL Database Your Linux-Based Host Operating System for UMDS in Region A
        Install UMDS on Ubuntu OS in Region A
        Set Up the Data to Download with UMDS in Region A
        Install and Configure the UMDS Web Server in Region A
        Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager in Region A
  Deployment for Region B
    Updated Information
    Region B Virtual Infrastructure Implementation
      Install and Configure ESXi Hosts in Region B
        Prerequisites for Installation of ESXi Hosts for Region B
        Install ESXi Interactively on All Hosts in Region B
        Configure the Network on All Hosts in Region B
        Configure vSphere Standard Switch on a Host in the Management Cluster in Region B
        Configure SSH and NTP on the First Host in Region B
        Set Up vSAN Datastore for the Management Cluster in Region B
      Deploy and Configure the Platform Services Controller and Virtual Center Components in Region B
        Deploy the External Platform Services Controllers for the vCenter Servers in Region B
        Join the Platform Services Controllers to Active Directory in Region B
        Replace the Platform Services Controller Certificates in Region B
        Update the Platform Services Controller SSO Configuration and Endpoints in Region B
        Deploy the Management vCenter Server Instance in Region B
        Configure the Management Cluster in Region B
        Create a vSphere Distributed Switch for the Management Cluster in Region B
        Set vSAN Storage Policy in Region B
        Create vSAN Disk Groups for the Management Cluster in Region B
        Enable vSphere HA on the Management Cluster in Region B
        Change Advanced Options on the ESXi Hosts in the Management Cluster in Region B
        Mount NFS Storage for the Management Cluster in Region B
        Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Management Cluster in Region B
        Set vSAN Policy on Management Virtual Machines in Region B
        Create the VM and Template Folders in Region B
        Create Anti-Affinity Rules for the Platform Services Controllers in Region B
        Create VM Groups to Define Startup Order in the Management Cluster in Region B
      Deploy and Configure the Management Cluster NSX Instance in Region B
        Deploy the NSX Manager for the Management Cluster NSX Instance in Region B
          Deploy the NSX Manager Appliance in Region B
          Connect NSX Manager to the Management vCenter Server in Region B
          Assign Administrative Access to NSX in Region B
        Join the Management NSX Manager to the Primary NSX Instance in Region B
        Prepare the ESXi Hosts in the Management Cluster for NSX in Region B
        Configure the NSX Logical Network for the Management Cluster in Region B
        Update the Host Profile for the Management Cluster in Region B
        Deploy the Platform Services Controllers Load Balancer in Region B
          Deploy the Platform Services Controller NSX Load Balancer in Region B
          Create Platform Services Controller Application Profiles in Region B
          Create Platform Services Controller Server Pools in Region B
          Create Virtual Servers in Region B
          Update DNS Records for the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region B
        Configure NSX Dynamic Routing in the Management Cluster in Region B
          Deploy NSX Edge Devices for North-South Routing in Region B
          Disable the Firewall Service in Region B
          Enable and Configure Routing in Region B
          Verify Peering of Upstream Switches and Establishment of BGP in Region B
          Configure Universal Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in Region B
          Verify Establishment of BGP for the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region B
          Configure Static Routes on the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region B
        Update Distributed Firewall for Region B
        Test the Management Cluster NSX Configuration in Region B
        Test the Management Clusters Routing Failover
        Deploy Application Virtual Networks in Region B
        Deploy the NSX Load Balancer in Region B
      Deploy and Configure the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster Components Region B
        Deploy the Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region B
        Add New vCenter Server Licenses in Region B
        Add the Shared Edge and Compute vCenter to the vCenter Servers VM Group in Region B
        Exclude the Compute vCenter Server from the Distributed Firewall in Region B
        Configure the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Create a vSphere Distributed Switch for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Enable vSphere HA on the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Change Advanced Options on the ESXi Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Mount NFS Storage for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Configure Lockdown Mode on All ESXi Hosts in Region B
      Deploy and Configure the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Instance in Region B
        Deploy the NSX Manager for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Instance in Region B
        Join the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Manager to the Primary NSX Instance in Region B
        Prepare the ESXi Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster for NSX in Region B
        Configure the NSX Logical Network for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Update the Host Profile for the Compute Cluster in Region B
        Configure NSX Dynamic Routing in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Create Logical Switches in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Deploy NSX Edge Devices for North-South Routing in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Disable the Firewall Service in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Enable and Configure Routing in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Verify Peering of Upstream Switches and Establishment of BGP in Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Configure Universal Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Verify Establishment of BGP for the Universal Distributed Logical Router in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Deploy the Distributed Logical Router in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Configure Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Verify Establishment of BGP for the Distributed Logical Router in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Test the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster NSX Configuration in Region B
        Test the Shared Edge and Compute Clusters Routing Failover
      Deploy and Configure VMware Site Recovery Manager
        Prerequisites for the VMware Site Recovery Manager Deployment
        Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with Site Recovery Manager
        Deploy the VMware Site Recovery Manager Server in Region A
        Deploy the VMware Site Recovery Manager Server in Region B
        Configure the VMware Site Recovery Manager Instances
      Deploy and Configure vSphere Replication
        Prerequisites for the vSphere Replication Deployment
        Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Replication
        Deploy vSphere Replication in Region A
          Deploy the vSphere Replication Application in Region A
          Configure vSphere Replication in Region A
        Deploy vSphere Replication in Region B
          Deploy the vSphere Replication Appliance in Region B
          Configure vSphere Replication in Region B
        Connect the vSphere Replication Instances
        Isolate the Network Traffic of vSphere Replication
      Deploy vSphere Data Protection in Region B
        Prerequisites for Deploying vSphere Data Protection in Region B
        Deploy the Virtual Appliance of vSphere Data Protection in Region B
        Register vSphere Data Protection with Management vCenter Server in Region B
      Replace Certificates in Region B
        Replace the vCenter Server Certificates in Region B
        Replace the NSX Manager Certificates in Region B
        Replace the VMware Site Recovery Manager Certificates
        Replace the vSphere Replication Certificates
          Install the CA-Signed Certificate on vSphere Replication
        Install a CertGenVVD-Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in Region B
    Region B Cloud Management Platform Implementation
      Prerequisites for Cloud Management Platform Implementation in Region B
      Configure Service Account Privileges in Region B
        Configure Service Account Privileges on the Compute vCenter Server in Region B
        Configure the Service Account Privilege on the Compute Cluster NSX Instance in Region B
      vRealize Automation Installation in Region B
        Load Balancing the Cloud Management Platform in Region B
          Add Virtual IP Addresses to the NSX Load Balancer in Region B
          Create Application Profiles in Region B
          Create Service Monitoring in Region B
          Create Server Pools in Region B
          Create Virtual Servers in Region B
        Deploy Windows Virtual Machines for vRealize Automation in Region B
          Create a Customization Specification for IaaS Proxy Agent Servers in Region B
          Create Windows Virtual Machines for vRealize Automation in Region B
          Install vRealize Automation Management Agent on Windows IaaS Virtual Machines in Region B
        Install vRealize Automation Proxy Agents in Region B
      vRealize Orchestrator Configuration in Region B
        Add Compute vCenter Server Instance to vRealize Orchestrator in Region B
      vRealize Business Installation in Region B
        Deploy the vRealize Business Data Collector in Region B
        Configure NTP for vRealize Business in Region B
        Register the vRealize Business Data Collector with the Server in Region B
        Connect vRealize Business with the Compute vCenter Server in Region B
      Create Anti-Affinity Rules for vRealize Automation Proxy Agent Virtual Machines in Region B
      Content Library Configuration in Region B
        Connect to Content Library of the Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region B
      Tenant Content Creation in Region B
        Create Fabric Groups in Region B
        Create Reservation Policies in Region B
        Create a vSphere Endpoint in vRealize Automation in Region B
        Add Compute Resources to a Fabric Group in Region B
        Create Reservations for the Compute Cluster in Region B
        Create Reservations for the User Edge Resources in Region B
        Create Customization Specifications in Compute vCenter Server in Region B
          Create a Customization Specification for Linux in Region B
          Create a Customization Specification for Windows in Region B
        Create Virtual Machines Using VM Templates in the Content Library in Region B
        Convert the Virtual Machine to a VM Template in Region B
        Configure Single Machine Blueprints in Region B
          Create a Service Catalog in Region B
          Create a Single Machine Blueprint in Region B
          Configure Entitlements of Blueprints in Region B
        Configure Unified Single Machine Blueprints for Cross-Region Deployment in Region B
          Add Data Center Locations to the Compute Resource Menu in Region B
          Associate Compute Resources with a Location in Region B
          Add a Property Group and a Property Definition for Data Center Location in Region B
          Create a Reservation Policy for the Unified Blueprint in Region B
          Specify Reservation Information for the Unified Blueprint in Region B
          Create a Service Catalog for the Unified Blueprint in Region B
          Create an Entitlement for the Unified Blueprint Catalog in Region B
          Create Unified Single Machine Blueprints in Region B
          Test the Cross-Region Deployment of the Single Machine Blueprints in Region B
    Region B Operations Implementation
      Region B vRealize Operations Manager Implementation
        Deploy vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
          Prerequisites for Deploying the Remote Collectors in Region B
          Deploy the Remote Collector Virtual Appliances in Region B
          Connect the Remote Collector Nodes to the Analytics Cluster in Region B
          Configure a DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Operations Manager Remote Collectors in Region B
          Group Remote Collector Nodes in Region B
        Configure the Load Balancer for vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
        Add an Authentication Source for the Child Active Directory in Region B
        Add vCenter Adapter Instances to vRealize Operations Manager for Region B
        Connect vRealize Operations Manager to the NSX Managers in Region B
          Configure User Privileges in NSX Manager for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager for Region B
          Add NSX-vSphere Adapter Instances to vRealize Operations Manager for Region B
        Configure Service Account Privileges for Integration between vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Automation in Region B
          Configure User Privileges in vRealize Automation for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
          Configure User Privileges on vRealize Operations Manager for Tenant Workload Reclamation in Region B
        Add Storage Devices Adapters in vRealize Operations Manager for Region B
      Region B vRealize Log Insight Implementation
        Deploy vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Prerequisites for Deploying vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Deploy the Virtual Appliance for Each Node in the vRealize Log Insight Cluster in Region B
          Configure a DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Start the vRealize Log Insight Instance in Region B
          Join the Worker Nodes to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Enable the Integrated Load Balancer of vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Join vRealize Log Insight to the Active Directory in Region B
        Install a CA-Signed Certificate on vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Replace the Certificate to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to the vSphere Environment in Region B
          Connect vRealize Log Insight to vSphere in Region B
          Configure vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
          Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
          Configure the Log Insight Agent on vRealize Operations Manager to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to the NSX Instances in Region B
          Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for NSX for vSphere in Region B
          Configure NSX Managers to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Configure the NSX Controllers to Forward Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Configure the NSX Edge Instances to Foward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
        Connect vRealize Log Insight to vRealize Automation in Region B
          Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator and Microsoft SQL Server in Region B
          Configure the vRealize Automation Proxy Agents to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
        Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN in Region B
        Configure Log Retention and Archiving in Region B
        Configure Event Forwarding Between Region A and Region B
          Configure Event Forwarding in Region A
          Configure Event Forwarding in Region B
          Add a Log Filter in Region A
      Region B vSphere Update Manager Download Service Implementation
        Configure PostgreSQL Database on Your Linux-Based Host Operating System for UMDS in Region B
        Install UMDS on Ubuntu OS in Region B
        Set Up the Data to Download with UMDS in Region B
        Install and Configure the UMDS Web Server in Region B
        Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager in Region B
  Upgrade
    Upgrade Policy and Best Practices
    Upgrade the Cloud Management Platform
      Upgrade vRealize Automation Appliance and the Infrastructure-as-a-Service Components
        Upgrade the vRealize Automation Appliances
        Upgrade the vRealize Automation IaaS Management Agent on Each IaaS Node
        Upgrade the IaaS Components by Using the Automated Upgrade Shell Script
        Delete the Snapshots of the vRealize Automation Virtual Machines
      Upgrade vRealize Business and vRealize Business Data Collectors
        Upgrade the vRealize Business Server Appliance
        Upgrade the vRealize Business Remote Data Collectors
        Delete the Snapshots of the vRealize Business Appliances
      Upgrade vRealize Orchestrator Cluster
        Update the vRealize Orchestrator Cluster
        Delete the Snapshots of the vRealize Orchestrator Appliances
      Post-Upgrade Configuration of the Cloud Management Platform
        Rename the Anti-Affinity Rules for vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator Virtual Machines
        Configure the Load Balancer Application Profiles for vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator
        Increase the Virtual Memory and the Number of Virtual CPUs of the vRealize Business Appliances
        Configure Integration of vRealize Operations Manager with vRealize Automation for Workload Reclamation
          Configure User Privileges on vRealize Operations Manager for Tenant Workload Reclamation
          Add vRealize Operations Manager as a Metrics Provider in vRealize Automation
    Upgrade Operations Management Components
      Upgrade vRealize Operations Manager
        Take the vRealize Operations Manager Nodes Offline and Take Snapshots
        Upgrade the Operating System of the vRealize Operations Manager Appliances
        Upgrade the vRealize Operations Manager Software
        Upgrade the vRealize Operations Management Packs
        Delete the Snapshots of the vRealize Operations Manager Appliances
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of vRealize Operations Manager
          Configure Global User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager
          Configure vRealize Operations Manager Integration with NSX for vSphere
            Configure User Privileges in NSX Manager for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager
            Reconfigure the NSX-vSphere Adapter Instances in vRealize Operations Manager with the NSX Service Account
          Configure the Integration between vRealize Operations and vRealize Automation
            Configure User Privileges in vRealize Automation for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager
            Reconfigure vRealize Automation Adapter in vRealize Operations Manager with Service Account
          Rename the DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Operations Manager
          Update the Physical Network I/O Widget Configuration in the SDDC Overview Dashboard in vRealize Operations Manager
      Upgrade vRealize Log Insight
        Take Snapshots of the vRealize Log Insight Nodes
        Upgrade the vRealize Log Insight Clusters
        Upgrade the vRealize Log Insight Agents
        Delete the Snapshots of the vRealize Log Insight Appliances
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of the vRealize Log Insight
          Reconnect vRealize Log Insight to vSphere by Using a Service Account
            Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Log Insight
            Configure vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight
          Reconnect vRealize Log Insight to vRealize Operations Manager
            Configure User Privileges on vRealize Operations Manager for Integration with vRealize Log Insight
            Configure the Log Insight Agent Groups for vRealize Operations Manager components
          Complete vRealize Log Insight Integration with vRealize Automation
            Install the new vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for the Cloud Management Platform
            Configure the Log Insight Agent Group for vRealize Orchestrator components
          Rename the DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Log Insight
    Upgrade Virtual Infrastructure
      Update vSphere Data Protection
        Take Snapshots of the vSphere Data Protection Appliances
        Update the vSphere Data Protection Node
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of vSphere Data Protection
          Configure Service Account Access in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection
            Define a User Role in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection
            Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection
          Place vSphere Data Protection in a Dedicated VM and Templates Folder
      Upgrade the NSX Components for the Management and Shared Edge and Compute Clusters
        Upgrade the NSX Manager Instances
        Upgrade the NSX Controllers
        Upgrade the NSX Components on the ESXi Hosts
        Upgrade NSX Edge Instances
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of NSX for vSphere
          Enable Health Check on the vSphere Distributed Switches
          Configure Global Transport Zones for the Shared Edge and Compute Clusters
          Configure NSX Managers to Use a Service Account for Connection to vCenter Server
            Assign User Privileges to the NSX Service Account in vCenter Server
            Configure NSX Managers with Service Account for Communication with vCenter Server
          Configure the Anti-Affinity Rules for the NSX Components
          Place the NSX Manager Appliances in a VM and Templates Folder
          Deploy and Configure Distributed Logical Routers for the Shared Edge and Compute Clusters
            Configure a Logical Switch and Deploy Distributed Logical Router for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
            Configure Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
            Connect the NSX Edge Devices in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster to the Distributed Logical Router in Region A
            Configure a Logical Switch and Deploy the Distributed Logical Router for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
            Configure Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
            Connect the NSX Edge Devices in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster to the Distributed Logical Router in Region B
      Upgrade the Components for the Management Cluster
        Upgrade vSphere and Disaster Recovery Components for the Management Clusters
          Upgrade Management Platform Services Controller in Region A
          Upgrade Management vCenter Server in Region A
          Upgrade Management vSphere Replication Appliance in Region A
          Upgrade Management Site Recovery Manager in Region A
          Upgrade Management Platform Services Controller in Region B
          Upgrade Management vCenter Server in Region B
          Upgrade Management vSphere Replication Appliance in Region B
          Upgrade Management Site Recovery Manager in Region B
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of the vSphere Components for the Management Cluster
          Change Admission Control in the Management Clusters
          Register Again vRealize Operations Manager with the Management vCenter Server Instances
          Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Management vCenter Server Instance in Region A Post-Upgrade
          Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Management vCenter Server Instance in Region B Post-Upgrade
          Place Management vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller in a VM and Templates Folder
          Region A vSphere Update Manager Download Service Implementation
            Configure PostgreSQL Database Your Linux-Based Host Operating System for UMDS in Region A
            Install UMDS on Ubuntu OS in Region A
            Set Up the Data to Download with UMDS in Region A
            Install and Configure the UMDS Web Server in Region A
            Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager in Region A
          Region B vSphere Update Manager Download Service Implementation
            Configure PostgreSQL Database on Your Linux-Based Host Operating System for UMDS in Region B
            Install UMDS on Ubuntu OS in Region B
            Set Up the Data to Download with UMDS in Region B
            Install and Configure the UMDS Web Server in Region B
            Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager in Region B
        Complete vSphere Upgrade for the Management Cluster
          Upgrade the ESXi Hosts for the Management Clusters
            Use Image Builder to Create an ESXi 6.5 Image with NSX for vSphere VIBs
            Use vSphere Update Manager to Remediate the ESXi Management Clusters
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of the Management ESXi Hosts and vSAN Storage
          Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switches for the Management Clusters
          Place the VMkernel Adapter for vSphere vMotion Traffic on a Separate TCP/IP Stack on the Management Hosts
          Configure VM Swap Files as Sparse Objects on the vSAN Datastores
          Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Management Cluster in Region A
          Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Management Cluster in Region B
      Upgrade the Components for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster
        Upgrade vSphere for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster
          Upgrade the Shared Edge and Compute Platform Services Controller in Region A
          Upgrade the Compute vCenter Server in Region A
          Upgrade Shared Edge and Compute Platform Services Controller in Region B
          Upgrade the Compute vCenter Server in Region B
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of the vCenter Server Components for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster
          Change Admission Control in the Shared Edge and Compute Clusters
          Change the Memory Reservation of the NSX Resource Pools in the Shared Edge and Compute Clusters
          Register Again vRealize Operations Manager with the Compute vCenter Server Instances
          Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region A Post-Upgrade
          Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region B Post-Upgrade
          Place Compute vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller in a VM and Templates Folder
          Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
        Update the ESXi Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster
          Use Image Builder to Create an ESXi 6.5 Image with NSX for vSphere VIBs for the Shared Edge and Compute Pods
          Using vSphere Update Manager to Remediate ESXi Shared Edge and Compute Clusters
        Post-Upgrade Configuration of the Shared Edge and Compute ESXi Hosts
          Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switches for the Shared Edge and Compute Clusters
          Place the VMkernel Adapter for vSphere vMotion Traffic on a Separate TCP/IP Stack on the Compute Hosts
          Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
          Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
      Global Post-Upgrade Configuration of the Virtual Infrastructure Components
        Configure the Anti-Affinity Rules for the Platform Services Controller Instances
        Create Virtual Machine Groups to Define Startup Order in the Management Clusters
        Deploy the Platform Services Controllers Load Balancer in Region A
          Deploy the Platform Services Controller NSX Load Balancer in Region A
          Replace the Platform Services Controller Certificates in Region A
          Update the Single Sign-On Configuration of the Platform Services Controllers in Region A
          Create Platform Services Controller Application Profiles in Region A
          Create Platform Services Controller Server Pools in Region A Post-Upgrade
          Create Virtual Servers in Region A
          Update the DNS Record for the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region A
        Repoint the vCenter Server Instances to the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region A
        Connect the NSX Managers to the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region A
        Deploy the Platform Services Controllers Load Balancer in Region B
          Deploy the Platform Services Controller NSX Load Balancer in Region B
          Replace the Platform Services Controller Certificates in Region B
          Update the Single Sign-On Configuration on the Platform Services Controllers in Region B
          Create Platform Services Controller Application Profiles in Region B
          Create Platform Services Controller Server Pools in Region B
          Create Virtual Servers in Region B
          Update the DNS Record for the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region B
        Repoint the vCenter Server Instances to the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region B
        Connect the NSX Managers to the Platform Services Controller Load Balancer in Region B
        Reconnect vSphere Replication to vCenter Server
        Reconnect Site Recovery Manager to vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller Instances
          Configure Service Account in vSphere for Site Recovery Manager
          Modify the Site Recovery Manager Server Installation
        Configure Point in Time in vSphere Replication
        Register vSphere Data Protection with Management vCenter Server
        Clean Up Obsolete Appliances and Snapshots in Region A
        Clean Up Obsolete Appliances and Snapshots in Region B
  Monitoring and Alerting
    Enabling Alerts in vRealize Log Insight
      View the Full List of Alerts for a Management Product
      Enable the Alerts for vSphere Resources
      Enable the Alerts for Storage Resources
      Enable the Alerts for vSAN
      Enable the Alerts for vSphere Networking
      Enable the Alerts for NSX for vSphere
      Enable the Alerts for vRealize Operations Manager
      Enable the Alerts for vRealize Automation
      Enable the Alerts for vRealize Orchestrator
    Creating Custom SDDC vRealize Operations Dashboards
      Create the SDDC Capacity Dashboard
      Configure a Dashboard that Provides an Overview of SDDC Operation
        Create an Application for vRealize Log Insight
        Create an Application for vRealize Orchestrator
        Collect the SDDC Objects in a Group
        Configure a Dashboard that Provides an Overview of the SDDC State
    Configure vRealize Operations Manager to Notify of SDDC Issues
      Create Notifications in vRealize Operations Manager
      List of Notifications for vRealize Operations Manager
    Monitor vSphere Data Protection Jobs by Email
    Configure vRealize Automation System Notification Events
  Backup and Restore
    Updated Information
    Backup and Restore
      Region A Backup and Restore
        Backing Up and Restoring vCenter Server in Region A
          Create Scheduled Backup Jobs for the vCenter Server Instances in Region A
          Restore the Management vCenter Server in Region A
          Restore the Compute vCenter Server in Region A
        Backing Up and Restoring vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Create a Scheduled Backup Job for vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Restore vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
        Backing Up and Restoring vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Create a Scheduled Backup Job for vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Restore vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Backing Up and Restoring vRealize Automation in Region A
          Create a Scheduled Backup Job for vRealize Automation in Region A
          Create a Job for Application Backups of Microsoft SQL Server in Region A
          Restore vRealize Automation in Region A
        Backing Up and Restoring the NSX Instances in Region A
          Back Up NSX Manager in Region A
          Restore NSX Manager in Region A
          Export the NSX Firewall Configuration in Region A
          Import the NSX Firewall Configuration in Region A
          Export a Service Composer Configuration in Region A
          Import a Security Policies Configuration in Region A
          Export Configurations of the Distributed Switches in Region A
          Restore the Configuration of a Distributed Switch in Region A
      Region B Backup and Restore
        Backing Up and Restoring vCenter Server in Region B
          Create Scheduled Backup Jobs for the vCenter Server Instances in Region B
          Restore the Management vCenter Server in Region B
          Restore the Compute vCenter Server in Region B
        Backing Up and Restoring vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
          Create a Scheduled Backup Job for vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
          Restore vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
        Backing Up and Restoring vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Create a Scheduled Backup Job for vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Restore vRealize Log Insight in Region B
        Backing Up and Restoring vRealize Automation in Region B
          Create a Scheduled Backup Job for vRealize Automation in Region B
          Restore vRealize Automation in Region B
        Backing Up and Restoring the NSX Instances in Region B
          Back Up NSX Manager in Region B
          Restore NSX Manager in Region B
          Export the NSX Firewall Configuration in Region B
          Import the NSX Firewall Configuration in Region B
          Export a Service Composer Configuration in Region B
          Import a Security Policies Configuration in Region B
          Export Configurations of the Distributed Switches in Region B
          Restore the Configuration of a Distributed Switch in Region B
    SDDC Startup and Shutdown
      Shutdown Order of the Management Virtual Machines
      Startup Order of the Management Virtual Machines
  Site Protection and Recovery
    Failover and Failback Checklist for the SDDC Management Applications
    Prerequisites for SDDC Failover or Failback
    Failover of the SDDC Management Applications
      Configure Failover of Management Applications
        Configure Failover of vRealize Operations Manager
          Replicate the VMs of vRealize Operations Manager
          Create a Protection Group for vRealize Operations Manager
          Create a Recovery Plan for vRealize Operations Manager
          Customize the Recovery Plan for vRealize Operations Manager
          Duplicate the Anti-Affinity Rules for vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
        Configure Failover of the Cloud Management Platform
          Replicate the Required VMs of vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator, and vRealize Business
          Create a Protection Group for the Cloud Management Platform
          Create a Recovery Plan for the Cloud Management Platform
          Customize the Recovery Plan for the Cloud Management Platform
          Duplicate the Anti-Affinity Rules for vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator from Region A in Region B
      Test the Failover of Management Applications
        Test the Failover of vRealize Operations Manager
        Test the Failover of the Cloud Management Platform
      Perform Planned Migration of Management Applications
        Initiate a Planned Migration of vRealize Operations Manager
        Initiate a Planned Migration of the Cloud Management Platform
      Perform Disaster Recovery of Management Applications
        Reconfigure the NSX Instance for the Management Cluster in Region B
        Recover the Control VM of the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region B
        Reconfigure the Universal Distributed Logical Router and NSX Edges for Dynamic Routing in Region B
        Verify Establishment of BGP for the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region B
        Enable Network Connectivity for the NSX Load Balancer in Region B
        Initiate Disaster Recovery of vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
        Initiate Disaster Recovery of the Cloud Management Platform in Region B
      Post-Failover Configuration of Management Applications
        Configure the NSX Controllers and the UDLR Control VM to Forward Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
        Update the vRealize Log Insight Logging Address after Failover
        Reconfigure the NSX Instance for the Management Cluster in Region A after Failover
    Failback of the SDDC Management Applications
      Test the Failback of Management Applications
        Test the Failback of vRealize Operations Manager
        Test the Failback of the Cloud Management Platform
      Perform Failback as Planned Migration of Management Applications
        Initiate Failback as Planned Migration of vRealize Operations Manager
        Initiate Failback as Planned Migration of the Cloud Management Platform
      Perform Failback as Disaster Recovery of Management Applications
        Reconfigure the NSX Instance for the Management Cluster in Region A
        Recover the Control VM of the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region A
        Reconfigure the Universal Distributed Logical Router and NSX Edges for Dynamic Routing in Region A
        Verify the Establishment of BGP for the Universal Distributed Logical Router in Region A
        Enable Network Connectivity for the NSX Load Balancer in Region A
        Initiate Disaster Recovery of vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
        Initiate Disaster Recovery of the Cloud Management Platform in Region A
      Post-Failback Configuration of Management Applications
        Configure the NSX Controllers and the UDLR Control VM to Forward Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Update the vRealize Log Insight Logging Address after Failback
        Reconfigure the NSX Instance for the Management Cluster in Region B after Failback
    Reprotect of the SDDC Management Applications
      Prerequisites for Performing Reprotect
      Reprotect vRealize Operations Manager
      Reprotect the Cloud Management Platform
  Operational Verification
    Updated Information
    Validate vSphere Components
      Verify the Platform Services Controller Instances
      Verify the vCenter Server Instances
      Verify the ESXi Hosts
    Validate the Cloud Management Platform
      Verify the Power Status and Address of All vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Business VMs
      Verify the Version, Service Status and Configuration of vRealize Automation Appliances
      Verify the Status of IaaS Web Server and Manager Service Nodes of vRealize Automation
      Verify the Version and Service Status of vRealize Automation Windows Nodes
      Verify the Version, Status, and Configuration of vRealize Orchestrator VMs
      Verify the Status of the Distributed Execution Managers and vSphere Proxy Agents in vRealize Automation
      Verify the Status of vRealize Automation Integration with Active Directory
      Verify the Version, Service Status and Configuration of the vRealize Business VMs
      Request a Single-Machine Blueprint from the Service Catalog of vRealize Automation
      Verify the Cloud Management Platform Load Balancing
    Validate NSX for vSphere
      Verify the Version, Service Status and Configuration of the NSX Manager Appliances
      Verify the Status of NSX Controller Instances and Host Components
      Test VXLAN Connectivity of the Hosts in the Management Cluster
      Test VXLAN Connectivity of the Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster
      Verify the Status of NSX Firewall, Service Composer, and Distributed Switches
      Verify the Status of the NSX Edge Devices for North-South Routing
      Verify the Status of the Universal Distributed Logical Router
      Verify the Status of the NSX Load Balancer
    Validate vRealize Operations Manager
      Verify the Power Status of All vRealize Operations Manager VMs
      Verify the Configuration of vRealize Operations Manager Cluster Nodes and Remote Collectors
      Verify the vRealize Operations Manager Load Balancing
      Validate vRealize Operations Manager Adapters and Management Packs
        Verify the Version, Status, and Configuration of the VMware vSphere Adapter in vRealize Operations Manager
        Verify the Version and Configuration of the vRealize Operations Management Pack for Log Insight
        Verify the Version, Status, and Configuration of vRealize Operations Manager Management Pack for NSX for vSphere
        Verify the Version, Status, and Configuration of the vRealize Automation Management Pack
        Verify the Version, Status, and Configuration of the Management Pack for Storage Devices in vRealize Operations Manager
    Validate vRealize Log Insight
      Verify the Status of the vRealize Log Insight Nodes
    Validate vSphere Data Protection
      Verify the Appliance Status and Version of vSphere Data Protection
      Verify the Configuration and Service Status of vSphere Data Protection
    Validate Site Recovery Manager
      Verify the Version and Service Status of Site Recovery Manager
    Validate the vSphere Replication
      Verify the Version and Service Status of vSphere Replication
    SDDC Startup and Shutdown
      Shutdown Order of the Management Virtual Machines
      Startup Order of the Management Virtual Machines
  Certificate Replacement
    Region A Certificate Replacement
      Create and Add a Microsoft Certificate Authority Template
      Use the Certificate Generation Utility to Generate Certificates Automatically in Region A
        Use the Certificate Generation Utility to Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components in Region A
        Additional Configuration for Intermediate Certificate Authority in Region A
      Generate Manually Key Pairs and Certificate Signing Requests for the Management Components in Region A
        Generate Manually Key Pairs and Certificate Signing Requests for the ESXi Hosts in Region A
        Generate Manually Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for the Platform Services Controller Instances in Region A
        Generate Manually Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vCenter Server in Region A
        Generate Manually Key Pairs and Certificate Singing Requests for NSX in Region A
        Generate Manually a Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vSphere Data Protection in Region A
          Enable SSH Root User Access on the vSphere Data Protection Appliance in Region A
          Generate Manually the Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vSphere Data Protection in Region A
        Generate Manually Key Pairs and Certificate Signing Requests for the Cloud Management Platform in Region A
        Manually Generate a Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vRealize Operations Manager
        Generate Manually a Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vRealize Log Insight in Region A
      Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components in Region A
      Replace Certificates of the Management Products in Region A
        Replace Certificates of the Virtual Infrastructure Components in Region A
          Replace the Platform Services Controller Certificates in Region A
          Replace the vCenter Server Certificates in Region A
            Replace the vCenter Server Certificate Files in Region A
            Connect NSX Manager to the Management vCenter Server in Region A
            Connect vSphere Data Protection to vCenter Server After Certificate Replacement in Region A
            Update the vCenter Server Certificates on the Cloud Management Platform in Region A
            Update the vCenter Server Certificates on vRealize Operations Manager in Region A
          Replace the Default Certificate with a Custom Certificate on the ESXi Hosts in Region A
          Replace the NSX Manager Certificates in Region A
          Replace the Certificate of vSphere Data Protection in Region A
            Install a CertGenVVD-Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in Region A
            Install a Manually Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in Region A
        Replace Certificates of the Cloud Management Platform Components in Region A
          Replace vRealize Automation Certificate in Region A
          Update the vRealize Automation Certificate on vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Business in Region A
          Update the vRealize Automation Certificate on vRealize Operations Manager
          Replace the Certificate of vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
          Certificate Replacement for vRealize Business Server in Region A
        Replace Certificates of the Operations Management Components in Region A
          Replace vRealize Operations Manager Certificate in Region A
          Replace the Certificate of vRealize Log Insight in Region A
          Update Event Forwarding in Region B
    Region B Certificate Replacement
      Create and Add a Microsoft Certificate Authority Template in Region B
      Use the Certificate Generation Utility to Generate Certificates Automatically in Region B
        Use the Certificate Generation Utility to Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components in Region B
        Additional Configuration for Intermediate Certificate Authority in Region B
      Generate Manually Key Pairs and Certificate Signing Requests for the Management Components in Region B
        Generate Manually Key Pairs and Certificate Signing Requests for the ESXi Hosts in Region B
        Generate Manually a Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for the Platform Services Controller Instances in Region B
        Generate Manually Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vCenter Server in Region B
        Generate Manually Key Pair and Certificate Singing Request for NSX in Region B
        Generate Manually a Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vSphere Data Protection in Region B
          Enable SSH Root User Access on vSphere Data Protection Appliance in Region B
          Generate Manually the Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vSphere Data Protection in Region B
        Generate Key Pairs and Certificate Signing Requests for Site Recovery Manager Certificates
        Generate Key Pairs and Certificate Signing Requests for vSphere Replication
        Generate a Key Pair and Certificate Signing Request for vRealize Log Insight in Region B
      Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components in Region B
      Replace Certificates of the Management Products in Region B
        Replace Certificates of the Virtual Infrastructure Components in Region B
          Replace the Platform Services Controller Certificates in Region B
          Replace vCenter Server Certificates in Region B
            Replace the vCenter Server Certificates in Region B
            Connect NSX Manager to the Management vCenter Server in Region B
            Connect vSphere Data Protection to vCenter Server After Certificate Replacement in Region B
            Update the vCenter Server Certificates on the Cloud Management Platform in Region B
            Update the vCenter Server Certificates on vRealize Operations Manager in Region B
          Replace the Default Certificate with a Custom Certificate on the ESXi Hosts in Region B
          Replace the NSX Manager Certificates in Region B
          Replace the Certificate of vSphere Data Protection in Region B
            Install a CertGenVVD-Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in Region B
            Install a Manually Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in Region B
          Replace the VMware Site Recovery Manager Certificates
          Install the CA-Signed Certificate on vSphere Replication
        Replace Certificates of the Operations Management Components in Region B
          Replace the Certificate to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Update Event Forwarding in Region A
VMware Validated Design Use Cases
  VMware Validated Design for Micro-Segmentation
    Introducing VMware Validated Design for Micro-Segmentation
      Overview of VMware Validated Designs
      Use Case Overview and Design Objectives
        VMware Validated Design for Micro-Segmentation Overview
        Micro-Segmentation Design Objectives
      Documentation Structure and Audience
      Components and Layers
        VMware Software Components in the Validated Design for Micro-Segmentation
        Logical Design
        Physical Infrastructure Layer
        Virtual Infrastructure Layer
    Architecture and Design
      Architecture Overview
        Operations Architecture
          Logging Architecture
      Physical Infrastructure Architecture
        Pod Architecture
        Pod Types
        Physical Network Architecture
          Leaf-and-Spine Network Architecture
          Network Transport
          Infrastructure Network Architecture
            Simplicity and Scalability
            Oversubscription
            Fault Tolerance
            Quality of Service Differentiation
          Server Interfaces (NICs)
        Availability Zones and Regions
          Availability Zones
          Regions
      Virtual Infrastructure Architecture
        Virtual Infrastructure Overview
        Network Virtualization Components
        Network Virtualization Services
      Operations Architecture
        Logging Architecture
      Detailed Design
      Physical Infrastructure Design
        Physical Design Fundamentals
          Availability Zones and Regions
          Pods and Racks
          ESXi Host Physical Design Specifications
        Physical Networking Design
          Leaf-and-Spine and Network Virtualization Architecture
          Switch Types and Network Connectivity
          Physical Network Design Decisions
        Physical Storage Design
          vSAN Physical Design
          Hardware Considerations
            Solid State Disk (SSD) Characteristics
            SSD Performance
            Magnetic Hard Disk Drives (HDD) Characteristics
          I/O Controllers
          NFS Physical Storage Design
            Requirements
            Volumes
      Virtual Infrastructure Design
        ESXi Design
        vCenter Server Design
          vCenter Server Deployment
          vCenter Server Networking
          vCenter Server Redundancy
          vCenter Server Appliance Sizing
        vSphere Cluster Design
          vSphere High Availability Design
          vSphere Cluster Workload Design
          Management Cluster Design
          Shared Edge and Compute Cluster Design
          Compute Cluster Design
        vCenter Server Customization
        Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) Certificates
        Virtualization Network Design
          Virtual Network Design Guidelines
          Virtual Switches
            Virtual Switch Design Background
            Health Check
            Number of Virtual Switches
            Management Cluster Distributed Switches
            Shared Edge and Compute Cluster Distributed Switches
            Compute Cluster Distributed Switches
          NIC Teaming
          Network I/O Control
          VXLAN
        NSX Design
          NSX for vSphere Design
          NSX Components
          NSX for vSphere Requirements
          Network Virtualization Conceptual Design
          Cluster Design for NSX for vSphere
          vSphere Distributed Switch Uplink Configuration
          Logical Switch Control Plane Mode Design
          Transport Zone Design
          Routing Design
          Firewall Logical Design
          Load Balancer Design
          Bridging Physical Workloads
          Application Virtual Network
          Use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates
        Shared Storage Design
          Shared Storage Platform
          Shared Storage Logical Design
            Storage Tiering
            VMware Hardware Acceleration API/CLI for Storage
            Virtual Machine Storage Policies
            vSphere Storage I/O Control Design
          Datastore Cluster Design
          vSAN Storage Design
            VMware vSAN Conceptual Design and Logical Design
            VMware vSAN Network Design
            Cluster and Disk Group Design
            VMware vSAN Policy Design
          NFS Storage Design
      Operations Infrastructure Design
        vRealize Log Insight Design
          Cluster Nodes of vRealize Log Insight
          Sizing Log Insight Nodes
          vRealize Log Insight Networking Design
          vRealize Log Insight Retention and Archiving
          vRealize Log Insight Alerting
          Information Security and Access Control in vRealize Log Insight
          Configuration for Collecting Logs
          Time Synchronization
    Planning and Preparation
      Software Requirements
        VMware Software
        VMware Scripts and Tools
        Third-Party Software
      External Services
        External Service Dependencies
        VLANs, IP Subnets, and Application Virtual Networks
          VLAN IDs and IP Subnets for System Traffic
          Names and IP Subnets of Application Virtual Networks
        DNS Names
          Host Names and IP Addresses for External Services in Region A
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Virtual Infrastructure Components in Region A
          Host Names and IP Addresses for vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Time Synchronization
          Requirements for Time Synchronization
          Configure NTP-Based Time Synchronization on Windows Hosts
        Active Directory Users and Groups
          Active Directory Groups
          Active Directory Users
        Certificate Replacement
          Create and Add a Microsoft Certificate Authority Template
          Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components
        Datastore Requirements
  VMware Validated Design for IT Automating IT
    Scenarios
      Preparing for Scenario Implementation
        Create Virtual Machine Templates from a Content Library
          Create Virtual Machines Using VM Templates in the Content Library
          Convert the Virtual Machine to a VM Template
        Create Customization Specifications in Compute vCenter Server
          Create a Customization Specification for Linux
          Create a Customization Specification for Windows
        Create a vSphere Endpoint in vRealize Automation
        Configure User Roles in vRealize Automation
        Create Fabric Groups in Region A
        Add Compute Resources to a Fabric Group
        Create Business Groups
        Create Logical Switches
        Create External Network Profiles
      Configuring Reservation Policies and Network Policies
        Create Reservation Policies
        Create Reservations for the Compute Cluster
        Create Reservations for the User Edge Resources
      Creating and Publishing Single Machine Blueprints
        Create Machine Prefixes
        Create Single Machine Blueprints
      Creating Self Service Catalogues
        Create the Catalog Service
        Create Entitlements for Business Groups
        Configure Entitlements of Blueprints
        Provision Blueprints and Validate the Configuration
      Creating Blueprints with Dynamic Resource Tiering
        Create Storage Reservation Policies
        Apply a Storage Reservation Policy to a Datastore
        Modify the Blueprint to Enable Users to Select Storage Reservation Policies
        Change the Storage Reservation Policy of the Blueprint and Provision a Virtual Machine
      Integrating vRealize Automation with IPAM
        Deploy Infoblox vNIOS Appliance
        Configure the Appliance as a Grid Master
        Configure IPAM Network Profile for the Rainpole Tenant
        Create the Cloud API User
        Integrate the IPAM Plug-in With vRealize Orchestrator
        Register the IPAM Endpoint in vRealize Automation
        Create Logical Switches for the IPAM Use Case
        Create External Network Profiles for the IPAM Use Case
        Modify an Existing Blueprint to Incorporate IPAM
        Provision Blueprints with IPAM and Validate the Blueprints
      Creating Multi-Tier Applications
        Create Software Components for the Multi-Tier Application Pattern.
          Install the vRealize Automation Application Authoring Agent
          Run Inventory Collection
          Create Software Components: Apache
          Create a Software Component: MySQL
          Create a Software Component: PHP
          Create a Software Component: System Configuration
          Create a Software Component: Wordpress Database
          Create a Software Component: Wordpress Service
        Prepare for Multi-Tier Application Patterns
          Create a Routed Network Profile for the Multi-Tier Web Application
          Modify Reservations for Use by the Global Transport Zone
          Create a Service Catalog for Converged Blueprint
          Create Entitlements for the Converged Blueprint Catalog
        Implement Multi-Tier Application Patterns
          Configure the Web Tier Blueprint
          Configure Load Balancing for the Web Tier
          Configure the Database Tier Blueprint
          Add Software Components to a Blueprint
          Configure Dependencies Between Application Components
          Publish the Multi-Tier Blueprint
      Configuring Micro-Segmentation for Multi-Tier Applications
        Creating NSX Security Policies
        Create a Working Web Application Blueprint
        Create Distributed Firewall Rules for the Security Policies
      Managing Virtual Machine Lease and Ownership
        Configure Lease and Ownership on the Blueprint by Using Entitlements
        Set a Lease and Change the Ownership of the Provisioned Machine
        Extend the Lease of Provisioned Machine
      Modeling and Monitoring Cost with vRealize Business
        Set up Pricing on a Per-Blueprint Basis
        Set Up Pricing on a Per-Reservation Basis
      Forwarding Log Events to vRealize Log Insight
        Install the vRealize Log Insight Agent on the Windows Virtual Machine
        Configure a Linux Virtual Machine to Forward Events to vRealize Log Insight
      Monitoring Workload Health and Capacity with vRealize Hyperic
        Install the End Point Operations Monitoring Agent
        Configure Workload Monitoring
        Configure Monitoring for Windows Services
  VMware Validated Design for Micro-Segmentation
    Introducing VMware Validated Design for Micro-Segmentation
      Overview of VMware Validated Designs
      Use Case Overview and Design Objectives
        VMware Validated Design for Micro-Segmentation Overview
        Micro-Segmentation Design Objectives
      Documentation Structure and Audience
      Components and Layers
        VMware Software Components in the Validated Design for Micro-Segmentation
        Logical Design
        Physical Infrastructure Layer
        Virtual Infrastructure Layer
    Architecture and Design
      Architecture Overview
        Operations Architecture
          Logging Architecture
      Physical Infrastructure Architecture
        Pod Architecture
        Pod Types
        Physical Network Architecture
          Leaf-and-Spine Network Architecture
          Network Transport
          Infrastructure Network Architecture
            Simplicity and Scalability
            Oversubscription
            Fault Tolerance
            Quality of Service Differentiation
          Server Interfaces (NICs)
        Availability Zones and Regions
          Availability Zones
          Regions
      Virtual Infrastructure Architecture
        Virtual Infrastructure Overview
        Network Virtualization Components
        Network Virtualization Services
      Operations Architecture
        Logging Architecture
      Detailed Design
      Physical Infrastructure Design
        Physical Design Fundamentals
          Availability Zones and Regions
          Pods and Racks
          ESXi Host Physical Design Specifications
        Physical Networking Design
          Leaf-and-Spine and Network Virtualization Architecture
          Switch Types and Network Connectivity
          Physical Network Design Decisions
        Physical Storage Design
          vSAN Physical Design
          Hardware Considerations
            Solid State Disk (SSD) Characteristics
            SSD Performance
            Magnetic Hard Disk Drives (HDD) Characteristics
          I/O Controllers
          NFS Physical Storage Design
            Requirements
            Volumes
      Virtual Infrastructure Design
        ESXi Design
        vCenter Server Design
          vCenter Server Deployment
          vCenter Server Networking
          vCenter Server Redundancy
          vCenter Server Appliance Sizing
        vSphere Cluster Design
          vSphere High Availability Design
          vSphere Cluster Workload Design
          Management Cluster Design
          Shared Edge and Compute Cluster Design
          Compute Cluster Design
        vCenter Server Customization
        Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) Certificates
        Virtualization Network Design
          Virtual Network Design Guidelines
          Virtual Switches
            Virtual Switch Design Background
            Health Check
            Number of Virtual Switches
            Management Cluster Distributed Switches
            Shared Edge and Compute Cluster Distributed Switches
            Compute Cluster Distributed Switches
          NIC Teaming
          Network I/O Control
          VXLAN
        NSX Design
          NSX for vSphere Design
          NSX Components
          NSX for vSphere Requirements
          Network Virtualization Conceptual Design
          Cluster Design for NSX for vSphere
          vSphere Distributed Switch Uplink Configuration
          Logical Switch Control Plane Mode Design
          Transport Zone Design
          Routing Design
          Firewall Logical Design
          Load Balancer Design
          Bridging Physical Workloads
          Application Virtual Network
          Use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates
        Shared Storage Design
          Shared Storage Platform
          Shared Storage Logical Design
            Storage Tiering
            VMware Hardware Acceleration API/CLI for Storage
            Virtual Machine Storage Policies
            vSphere Storage I/O Control Design
          Datastore Cluster Design
          vSAN Storage Design
            VMware vSAN Conceptual Design and Logical Design
            VMware vSAN Network Design
            Cluster and Disk Group Design
            VMware vSAN Policy Design
          NFS Storage Design
      Operations Infrastructure Design
        vRealize Log Insight Design
          Cluster Nodes of vRealize Log Insight
          Sizing Log Insight Nodes
          vRealize Log Insight Networking Design
          vRealize Log Insight Retention and Archiving
          vRealize Log Insight Alerting
          Information Security and Access Control in vRealize Log Insight
          Configuration for Collecting Logs
          Time Synchronization
    Planning and Preparation
      Software Requirements
        VMware Software
        VMware Scripts and Tools
        Third-Party Software
      External Services
        External Service Dependencies
        VLANs, IP Subnets, and Application Virtual Networks
          VLAN IDs and IP Subnets for System Traffic
          Names and IP Subnets of Application Virtual Networks
        DNS Names
          Host Names and IP Addresses for External Services in Region A
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Virtual Infrastructure Components in Region A
          Host Names and IP Addresses for vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Time Synchronization
          Requirements for Time Synchronization
          Configure NTP-Based Time Synchronization on Windows Hosts
        Active Directory Users and Groups
          Active Directory Groups
          Active Directory Users
        Certificate Replacement
          Create and Add a Microsoft Certificate Authority Template
          Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components
        Datastore Requirements
  VMware Validated Design for IT Automating IT
    Scenarios
      Preparing for Scenario Implementation
        Create Virtual Machine Templates from a Content Library
          Create Virtual Machines Using VM Templates in the Content Library
          Convert the Virtual Machine to a VM Template
        Create Customization Specifications in Compute vCenter Server
          Create a Customization Specification for Linux
          Create a Customization Specification for Windows
        Create a vSphere Endpoint in vRealize Automation
        Configure User Roles in vRealize Automation
        Create Fabric Groups in Region A
        Add Compute Resources to a Fabric Group
        Create Business Groups
        Create Logical Switches
        Create External Network Profiles
      Configuring Reservation Policies and Network Policies
        Create Reservation Policies
        Create Reservations for the Compute Cluster
        Create Reservations for the User Edge Resources
      Creating and Publishing Single Machine Blueprints
        Create Machine Prefixes
        Create Single Machine Blueprints
      Creating Self Service Catalogues
        Create the Catalog Service
        Create Entitlements for Business Groups
        Configure Entitlements of Blueprints
        Provision Blueprints and Validate the Configuration
      Creating Blueprints with Dynamic Resource Tiering
        Create Storage Reservation Policies
        Apply a Storage Reservation Policy to a Datastore
        Modify the Blueprint to Enable Users to Select Storage Reservation Policies
        Change the Storage Reservation Policy of the Blueprint and Provision a Virtual Machine
      Integrating vRealize Automation with IPAM
        Deploy Infoblox vNIOS Appliance
        Configure the Appliance as a Grid Master
        Configure IPAM Network Profile for the Rainpole Tenant
        Create the Cloud API User
        Integrate the IPAM Plug-in With vRealize Orchestrator
        Register the IPAM Endpoint in vRealize Automation
        Create Logical Switches for the IPAM Use Case
        Create External Network Profiles for the IPAM Use Case
        Modify an Existing Blueprint to Incorporate IPAM
        Provision Blueprints with IPAM and Validate the Blueprints
      Creating Multi-Tier Applications
        Create Software Components for the Multi-Tier Application Pattern.
          Install the vRealize Automation Application Authoring Agent
          Run Inventory Collection
          Create Software Components: Apache
          Create a Software Component: MySQL
          Create a Software Component: PHP
          Create a Software Component: System Configuration
          Create a Software Component: Wordpress Database
          Create a Software Component: Wordpress Service
        Prepare for Multi-Tier Application Patterns
          Create a Routed Network Profile for the Multi-Tier Web Application
          Modify Reservations for Use by the Global Transport Zone
          Create a Service Catalog for Converged Blueprint
          Create Entitlements for the Converged Blueprint Catalog
        Implement Multi-Tier Application Patterns
          Configure the Web Tier Blueprint
          Configure Load Balancing for the Web Tier
          Configure the Database Tier Blueprint
          Add Software Components to a Blueprint
          Configure Dependencies Between Application Components
          Publish the Multi-Tier Blueprint
      Configuring Micro-Segmentation for Multi-Tier Applications
        Creating NSX Security Policies
        Create a Working Web Application Blueprint
        Create Distributed Firewall Rules for the Security Policies
      Managing Virtual Machine Lease and Ownership
        Configure Lease and Ownership on the Blueprint by Using Entitlements
        Set a Lease and Change the Ownership of the Provisioned Machine
        Extend the Lease of Provisioned Machine
      Modeling and Monitoring Cost with vRealize Business
        Set up Pricing on a Per-Blueprint Basis
        Set Up Pricing on a Per-Reservation Basis
      Forwarding Log Events to vRealize Log Insight
        Install the vRealize Log Insight Agent on the Windows Virtual Machine
        Configure a Linux Virtual Machine to Forward Events to vRealize Log Insight
      Monitoring Workload Health and Capacity with vRealize Hyperic
        Install the End Point Operations Monitoring Agent
        Configure Workload Monitoring
        Configure Monitoring for Windows Services
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