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
      Updated Information
      SDDC Upgrade Overview
        Upgrade Policy
        Upgrade Paths and Application Upgrade Sequence
        VMware Software Versions in the Upgrade
        System Requirements for the SDDC Upgrade
        Best Practices in SDDC Upgrades
      Upgrade the Cloud Management Platform
        Upgrade vRealize Automation Appliance and the Infrastructure-as-a-Service Components
          Direct Traffic to the Primary Nodes and Disable Health Monitoring for vRealize Automation on the Load Balancer
          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
          Re-Enable the Secondary Nodes and Health Monitoring for vRealize Automation on the Load Balancer
        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
            Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with 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 Cluster in Region A
            Register Again vRealize Operations Manager with the Management vCenter Server Instances
            Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Management vCenter Server Instance in Region A
            Place Management vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller in a VM and Templates Folder in Region A
            vSphere Update Manager Download Service Implementation in Region A
              Configure PostgreSQL Database on 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
            Reconnect vRealize Log Insight to vSphere by Using a Service Account
              Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Log Insight
              Configure the Management vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
            Change Admission Control in the Management Cluster in Region B
            Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Management vCenter Server Instance in Region B
            Place Management vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller in a VM and Templates Folder in Region B
            vSphere Update Manager Download Service Implementation in Region B
              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
            Configure the Management vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Complete vSphere Upgrade for the Management Cluster
            Upgrade the ESXi Hosts in the Management Clusters
              Use the Image Builder to Create an ESXi 6.5 Image with NSX for vSphere VIBs in Region A
              Use vSphere Update Manager to Remediate the ESXi Management Cluster in Region A
            Upgrade the ESXi Hosts in the Management Cluster in Region B
              Use the Image Builder to Create an ESXi 6.5 Image with NSX for vSphere VIBs in Region B
              Use vSphere Update Manager to Remediate the Management Cluster in Region B
          Post-Upgrade Configuration of the Management ESXi Hosts and vSAN Storage
            Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch in the Management Cluster in Region A
            Place the VMkernel Adapter for vSphere vMotion Traffic on a Separate TCP/IP Stack on the Management Hosts in Region A
            Configure VM Swap Files as Sparse Objects on the vSAN Datastore in Region A
            Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Management Cluster in Region A
            Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch in the Management Cluster in Region B
            Place the VMkernel Adapter for vSphere vMotion Traffic on a Separate TCP/IP Stack on the Management Hosts in Region B
            Configure the VM Swap Files as Sparse Objects on the vSAN Datastore in Region B
            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 Cluster in Region A
            Change the Memory Reservation of the NSX Resource Pools in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
            Register Again vRealize Operations Manager with the Compute vCenter Server Instances
            Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region A
            Place Compute vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller in a VM and Templates Folder in Region A
            Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
            Configure the Compute vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
            Change Admission Control in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
            Change the Memory Reservation of the NSX Resource Pool in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
            Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region B
            Place Compute vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller in a VM and Templates Folder in Region B
            Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
            Configure the Compute vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Upgrade 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 Cluster in Region A
            Use vSphere Update Manager to Remediate ESXi Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
            Use the Image Builder to Create an ESXi 6.5 Image with NSX for vSphere VIBs for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
            Use vSphere Update Manager to Remediate the ESXi Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Post-Upgrade Configuration of the Shared Edge and Compute ESXi Hosts
            Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
            Place the VMkernel Adapter for vSphere vMotion Traffic on a Separate TCP/IP Stack on the Compute Hosts in Region A
            Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
            Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
            Place the VMkernel Adapter for vSphere vMotion Traffic on a Separate TCP/IP Stack on the Compute Hosts in Region B
            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 in Region A
          Create Virtual Machine Groups to Define Startup Order in 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
            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
          Reconnect vSphere Replication to vCenter Server in Region A
          Reconnect Site Recovery Manager to vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller Instances in Region A
            Configure Service Account in vSphere for Site Recovery Manager
            Modify the Site Recovery Manager Server Installation in Region A
          Register vSphere Data Protection with the Management vCenter Server in Region A
          Configure Point in Time in vSphere Replication
          Clean Up Obsolete Appliances and Snapshots in Region A
          Configure the Anti-Affinity Rules for the Platform Services Controller Instances in Region B
          Create Virtual Machine Groups to Define Startup Order in 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
            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 in Region B
          Reconnect Site Recovery Manager to vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller Instances in Region B
          Register vSphere Data Protection withe the Management vCenter Server in Region B
          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
    Migration
      Overview of Migrations Options
      Migration Options Decision Matrix
      Pre- and Post-Migration Actions
      Option A - New Greenfield Deployment
      Option B - Workload Migration
      Option C - Architecture Alignment
      Option D - External Infrastructure Endpoint
  VMware Validated Design for Remote Office and Branch Office
    Architecture and Design
      Remote Office and Branch Office Deployment Models
      Architecture Overview in ROBO
        Physical Infrastructure Architecture in ROBO
          Pod Architecture in ROBO
          Pod Types in ROBO
          Physical Network Architecture in ROBO
            Network Transport in ROBO
            Infrastructure Network Architecture in ROBO
              Quality of Service Differentiation in ROBO
            Server Network Interface Controllers in ROBO
          Regions, Hubs and Remote and Branch Offices in ROBO
            About Regions in ROBO
            About Hubs and Remote Office and Branch Office Sites
        Virtual Infrastructure Architecture in ROBO
          Virtual Infrastructure Overview in ROBO
          Network Virtualization Components in ROBO
          Network Virtualization Services in ROBO
        Cloud Management Platform Architecture in ROBO
          Logical Architecture of the Cloud Management Platform
          Cloud Management Platform Logical Architecture
        Operations Architecture in ROBO
          Operations Management Architecture in ROBO
          Logging Architecture in ROBO
          Data Protection and Backup Architecture in ROBO
      Detailed Design in ROBO
        Physical Infrastructure Design in ROBO
          Physical Design Fundamentals in ROBO
            Regions, Hubs, and Remote and Branch Offices
            Pods and Racks in ROBO
            ESXi Host Physical Design Specifications in ROBO
          Physical Networking Design in ROBO
            Switch Types and Network Connectivity in ROBO
            Physical Network Design Decisions in ROBO
          Physical Storage Design in ROBO
            vSAN Physical Design in ROBO
            Hardware Considerations in ROBO
              Solid State Disk (SSD) Characteristics in ROBO
              SSD Performance in ROBO
              Magnetic Hard Disk Drives (HDD) Characteristics in ROBO
            I/O Controllers in ROBO
            Secondary Storage Design in ROBO
        Virtual Infrastructure Design in ROBO
          ESXi Design in ROBO
          vCenter Server Design in ROBO
            vCenter Server Deployment in ROBO
            vCenter Server Networking in ROBO
            vCenter Server Redundancy in ROBO
            vCenter Server Appliance Sizing in ROBO
            vSphere Cluster Design in ROBO
              vSphere High Availability Design in ROBO
              Consolidated Cluster Design in ROBO
            vCenter Server Customization in ROBO
            Use of Transport Layer Security Certificates in ROBO
          Virtualization Network Design in ROBO
            Virtual Network Design Guidelines in ROBO
            Virtual Switches in ROBO
              Virtual Switch Design Background in ROBO
              Health Check in ROBO
              Type of Virtual Switches in ROBO
              Consolidated Cluster Distributed Switch in ROBO
            NIC Teaming in ROBO
            Network I/O Control in ROBO
            VXLAN in ROBO
            vMotion TCP/IP Stack in ROBO
          NSX Design
            NSX for vSphere Design in ROBO
            NSX Components in ROBO
            NSX for vSphere Requirements in ROBO
            Network Virtualization Conceptual Design in ROBO
            Cluster Design for NSX for vSphere in ROBO
            vSphere Distributed Switch Uplink Configuration in ROBO
            Logical Switch Control Plane Mode Design in ROBO
            Transport Zone Design in ROBO
            Routing Design in ROBO
            Firewall Logical Design in ROBO
            Load Balancer Design in ROBO
            Bridging Physical Workloads in ROBO
            Remote Connectivity in ROBO
            Application Virtual Network in ROBO
            Virtual Network Design Example in ROBO
            Use of Secure Sockets Layer Certificates in ROBO
          Shared Storage Design in ROBO
            Shared Storage Platform in ROBO
            Shared Storage Logical Design in ROBO
              Storage Tiering in ROBO
              VMware Hardware Acceleration API/CLI for Storage in ROBO
              Virtual Machine Storage Policies in ROBO
                vSphere Storage I/O Control Design in ROBO
            Datastore Cluster Design in ROBO
            vSAN Storage Design in ROBO
              VMware vSAN Conceptual Design and Logical Design in ROBO
              vSAN Network Design in ROBO
              Cluster and Disk Group Design in ROBO
              vSAN Policy Design in ROBO
        Cloud Management Platform Design in ROBO
          vRealize Automation Design in ROBO
            vRealize Automation Logical and Physical Design in ROBO
              Physical Design in ROBO
                Deployment Considerations in ROBO
                vRealize Automation Deployment in ROBO
                vRealize Automation IaaS Proxy Agent in ROBO
              vRealize Automation Supporting Infrastructure in ROBO
                vRealize Business for Cloud in ROBO
            vRealize Automation Cloud Tenant Design in ROBO
              Comparison of Single-Tenant and Multi-Tenant Deployments in ROBO
              Tenant Design in ROBO
            vRealize Automation Infrastructure as a Service Design in ROBO
              Infrastructure Source Endpoints in ROBO
              Virtualization Compute Resources in ROBO
                Fabric Groups in ROBO
                Business Groups in ROBO
                Reservations in ROBO
                Reservation Policies in ROBO
                Template Synchronization in ROBO
        Operations Infrastructure Design in ROBO
          vRealize Operations Manager Design in ROBO
            vRealize Operations Manager Nodes in ROBO
              Sizing Compute Resources in ROBO
            Networking Design in ROBO
              Application Isolated Network Design in ROBO
              IP Subnets in ROBO
            Management Packs in ROBO
          vRealize Log Insight Design in ROBO
            Cluster Nodes in ROBO
            Sizing Log Insight Nodes in ROBO
            vRealize Log Insight Networking Design in ROBO
            vRealize Log Insight Retention in ROBO
            vRealize Log Insight Alerting in ROBO
            vRealize Log Insight Security and Authentication in ROBO
            Configuration for Collecting Logs in ROBO
            Time Synchronization in ROBO
            vRealize Log Insight Event Forwarding to Regions from ROBO
          vSphere Data Protection Design in ROBO
            Logical Design in ROBO
            Backup Datastore in ROBO
            Performance in ROBO
            Volume Sizing in ROBO
            Other Considerations in ROBO
            Backup Policies in ROBO
            Component Backup Jobs in ROBO
          vSphere Update Manager in ROBO
            Physical Design of vSphere Update Manager in ROBO
            Logical Design of vSphere Update Manager in ROBO
    Planning and Preparation
      Software Requirements in ROBO
        VMware Scripts and Tools in ROBO
        Third-Party Software in ROBO
      External Services in ROBO
        External Services Overview in ROBO
        VLANs, IP Subnets, and Application Virtual Networks in ROBO
          VLAN IDs and IP Subnets for System Traffic in ROBO
          Names and IP Subnets of Application Virtual Networks in ROBO
        DNS Names and IP Addresses in ROBO
          Host Names and IP Addresses for External Services in ROBO
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Virtual Infrastructure Components in ROBO
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Cloud Management Components in ROBO
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Data Protection and Operations Management Components in ROBO
        Time Synchronization in ROBO
          Requirements for Time Synchronization in ROBO
          Configure NTP-Based Time Synchronization on Windows Hosts in ROBO
        Active Directory Users and Groups in ROBO
        Certificate Replacement in ROBO
          Use the Certificate Generation Utility to Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the Management Components in ROBO
    Deployment
      Updated Information
      Virtual Infrastructure Implementation in ROBO
        Install and Configure ESXi Hosts in ROBO
          Prerequisites for Installation of ESXi Hosts in ROBO
          Install ESXi Interactively on All Hosts in ROBO
          Configure the Network on All Hosts in ROBO
          Configure a vSphere Standard Switch on a Host in ROBO
          Configure SSH and NTP on the First Host in ROBO
          Set Up Virtual SAN Datastore in ROBO
        Deploy and Configure the Virtual Center Components in ROBO
          Deploy the vCenter Server Instance with an Embedded Platform Services Controller in ROBO
          Replace the vCenter Server Instance with an Embedded Platform Service Controller Certificates in ROBO
          Add Custom Advanced Settings for vCenter Server
          Configure the vSphere Cluster in ROBO
          Create a vSphere Distributed Switch in ROBO
          Set vSAN Storage Policy in ROBO
          Create vSAN Disk Groups in ROBO
          Enable vSphere HA in ROBO
          Change Advanced Options on the ESXi Hosts in ROBO
          Create and Apply the Host Profile in ROBO
          Set vSAN Policy in ROBO
          Create the VM and Template Folders in ROBO
        Deploy and Configure the NSX Instance in ROBO
          Deploy the NSX Manager in ROBO
            Assign an NSX Domain Service Account and Deploy the NSX Manager Appliance in ROBO
            Connect NSX Manager to the vCenter Server in ROBO
            Assign Administrative Access to NSX in ROBO
          Replace the NSX Manager Certificate in ROBO
          Deploy the NSX Controllers for the NSX Instance in ROBO
          Assign Licensing for NSX Instance in ROBO
          Prepare the ESXi Hosts in the Consolidated Cluster for NSX in ROBO
          Configure the NSX Logical Network for the Consolidated Cluster in ROBO
          Update the Host Profile for the Consolidated Cluster in ROBO
          Configure NSX Dynamic Routing in ROBO
            Create a Logical Switch for use as the Transit Network in ROBO
            Deploy NSX Edge Devices for North-South Routing in ROBO
            Disable the Firewall Service in ECMP Edges in ROBO
            Enable and Configure BGP Routing in ROBO
            Verify Peering of Upstream Switches and Establishment of BGP in ROBO
            Deploy the Distributed Logical Router in ROBO
            Configure Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in ROBO
            Verify Establishment of BGP for the Distributed Logical Router in ROBO
          Distributed Firewall Configuration in ROBO
            Add vCenter Server Instance to the NSX Distributed Firewall Exclusion List in ROBO
            Create IP Sets for Management Components in the Consolidated Cluster in ROBO
            Create Security Groups in ROBO
            Create Distributed Firewall Rules in ROBO
          Test the Consolidated Cluster NSX Configuration in ROBO
          Deploy Application Virtual Networks in ROBO
        Deploy vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
          Prerequisites for Deploying vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
          Deploy the Virtual Appliance of vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
          Install a CertGenVVD-Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
          Configure Service Account Access in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
            Define a User Role in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
            Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
          Register vSphere Data Protection with Management vCenter Server in ROBO
      Cloud Management Platform Implementation in ROBO
        Prerequisites for Cloud Management Platform Implementation in ROBO
        Configure Service Account Privileges in ROBO
          Configure Service Account Privileges on the vCenter Server in ROBO
          Configure the Service Account Privilege on the NSX Instance in ROBO
        vRealize Automation Installation in ROBO
          Deploy Windows Virtual Machines for vRealize Automation in ROBO
            Create a Customization Specification for the IaaS Proxy Agent Servers in ROBO
            Deploy Windows Virtual Machines for vRealize Automation in ROBO
            Install vRealize Automation Management Agent on Windows IaaS Virtual Machines in ROBO
          Install vRealize Automation Proxy Agents in ROBO
        vRealize Orchestrator Configuration in ROBO
          Add vCenter Server Instance to vRealize Orchestrator
        vRealize Business Installation in ROBO
          Deploy the vRealize Business Data Collector in ROBO
          Configure NTP for vRealize Business in ROBO
          Register the vRealize Business Data Collector with the Server in ROBO
          Connect vRealize Business with the vCenter Server in ROBO
        Create Anti-Affinity Rules for vRealize Automation Proxy Agent Virtual Machines in ROBO
        Content Library Configuration in ROBO
          Connect to Content Library of the Compute vCenter Server Instance from ROBO
        Tenant Content Creation in ROBO
          Preparing a Consolidated Cluster for the Rainpole Tenant in ROBO
            Create Logical Switches for Business Groups in ROBO
            Create Customization Specifications in Consolidated vCenter Server in ROBO
              Create a Customization Specification for Linux in ROBO
              Create a Customization Specification for Windows in ROBO
            Create Virtual Machines Using VM Templates in the Content Library in ROBO
            Convert the Virtual Machines to VM Templates in ROBO
          Add a Consolidated Cluster to the Rainpole Tenant in ROBO
            Create a vSphere Endpoint in vRealize Automation in ROBO
            Create a Fabric Group with the Consolidated Cluster in ROBO
            Run Data Collection for the Consolidated Cluster in ROBO
            Create External Network Profiles in ROBO
            Create Reservation Policies in ROBO
            Create Reservations for the Consolidated Cluster in ROBO
            Create Reservations for the User Edge Resources in ROBO
          Configure Single Machine Blueprints in ROBO
            Create a Service Catalog in ROBO
            Create a Single Machine Blueprint in ROBO
            Configure Entitlements of Blueprints in ROBO
          Configure Unified Single Machine Blueprints for Cross-ROBO Deployment
            Add Data Center Locations to the Compute Resource Menu in ROBO
            Associate Compute Resources with a Location in ROBO
            Create a Property Definition for the Data Center Location in ROBO
            Create a vRealize Orchestrator Action to Provide Network Profiles for Remote Sites
            Create a Property Definition using the vRealize Orchestrator Action in ROBO
            Add a Property Group with Cross-ROBO deployment custom properties
            Create a Reservation Policy for the Unified Blueprint in ROBO
            Specify Reservation Information for the Unified Blueprint in ROBO
            Create a Service Catalog for the Unified Blueprint in ROBO
            Create an Entitlement for the Unified Blueprint Catalog in ROBO
            Create Unified Single Machine Blueprints in ROBO
            Test the Cross-ROBO Deployment of the Unified Single Machine Blueprints
      Operations Implementation in ROBO
        vRealize Operations Manager Implementation in ROBO
          Deploy vRealize Operations Manager in ROBO
            Prerequisites for Deploying the Remote Collectors in ROBO
            Deploy the Remote Collector Virtual Appliances in ROBO
            Connect the Remote Collector Nodes to the Analytics Cluster in ROBO
            Configure a DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Operations Manager Remote Collectors in ROBO
            Group Remote Collector Nodes in ROBO
          Configure User Access in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager in ROBO
            Define a User Role in vSphere for Storage Devices Adapters in vRealize Operations Manager for ROBO
            Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager for ROBO
          Add vCenter Adapter Instances to vRealize Operations Manager for ROBO
          Connect vRealize Operations Manager to the NSX Manager in ROBO
            Configure User Privileges in NSX Manager for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager for ROBO
            Add an NSX-vSphere Adapter Instance to vRealize Operations Manager for ROBO
          Configure Service Account Privileges for Integration between vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Automation in ROBO
            Configure User Privileges in vRealize Automation for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager in ROBO
            Configure User Privileges on vRealize Operations Manager for Tenant Workload Reclamation in ROBO
          Add Storage Devices Adapters in vRealize Operations Manager for ROBO
        vRealize Log Insight Implementation in ROBO
          Deploy vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Prerequisites for Deploying vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Deploy the Virtual Appliance for Each Node in the vRealize Log Insight Cluster in ROBO
            Configure a DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Start the vRealize Log Insight Instance in ROBO
            Join the Worker Nodes to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Enable the Integrated Load Balancer of vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Join vRealize Log Insight to the Active Directory in ROBO
          Install a CA-Signed Certificate on vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Replace the Certificate to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
          Connect vRealize Log Insight to the vSphere Environment in ROBO
            Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Log Insight for ROBO
            Connect vRealize Log Insight to vSphere in ROBO
            Configure vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
          Connect vRealize Log Insight to vRealize Operations Manager in ROBO
            Enable the Integration of vRealize Log Insight in ROBO with vRealize Operations Manager
            Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vRealize Operations Manager in ROBO
            Configure the Log Insight Agent on vRealize Operations Manager to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
          Connect vRealize Log Insight to the NSX Instances in ROBO
            Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for NSX for vSphere in ROBO
            Configure NSX Managers to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Configure the NSX Controllers to Forward Events to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Configure the NSX Edge Instances to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
          Connect vRealize Log Insight to vRealize Automation in ROBO
            Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vRealize Automation in ROBO
            Configure the vRealize Automation Proxy Agents to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
          Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN in ROBO
          Configure Event Forwarding From ROBO to Region A and Region B
            Configure Event Forwarding to Region A in ROBO
            Configure Event Forwarding to Region B in ROBO
            Add a Log Filter in Region A and Region B for ROBO
        vSphere Update Manager Download Service Implementation in ROBO
          Configure PostgreSQL Database on Your Linux-Based Host Operating System for UMDS in ROBO
          Install UMDS on Ubuntu OS in ROBO
          Set Up the Data to Download with UMDS in ROBO
          Install and Configure the UMDS Web Server in ROBO
          Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager in ROBO
    Certificate Replacement
      Create and Add a Microsoft Certificate Authority Template in ROBO
      Use the Certificate Generation Utility to Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components in ROBO
      Replace Certificates of the Management Products in ROBO
        Replace the vCenter Server Certificate in ROBO
          Replace the vCenter Server Certificate in ROBO
          Reconnect vSphere Data Protection to vCenter Server After Certificate Replacement in ROBO
          Update the vCenter Server Certificate on the Cloud Management Platform in ROBO
          Update the vCenter Server Certificate for ROBO on vRealize Operations Manager
        Replace the NSX Manager Certificate in ROBO
        Install a CertGenVVD-Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
        Replace the Certificate of vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
  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
      Updated Information
      SDDC Upgrade Overview
        Upgrade Policy
        Upgrade Paths and Application Upgrade Sequence
        VMware Software Versions in the Upgrade
        System Requirements for the SDDC Upgrade
        Best Practices in SDDC Upgrades
      Upgrade the Cloud Management Platform
        Upgrade vRealize Automation Appliance and the Infrastructure-as-a-Service Components
          Direct Traffic to the Primary Nodes and Disable Health Monitoring for vRealize Automation on the Load Balancer
          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
          Re-Enable the Secondary Nodes and Health Monitoring for vRealize Automation on the Load Balancer
        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
            Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with 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 Cluster in Region A
            Register Again vRealize Operations Manager with the Management vCenter Server Instances
            Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Management vCenter Server Instance in Region A
            Place Management vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller in a VM and Templates Folder in Region A
            vSphere Update Manager Download Service Implementation in Region A
              Configure PostgreSQL Database on 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
            Reconnect vRealize Log Insight to vSphere by Using a Service Account
              Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Log Insight
              Configure the Management vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
            Change Admission Control in the Management Cluster in Region B
            Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Management vCenter Server Instance in Region B
            Place Management vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller in a VM and Templates Folder in Region B
            vSphere Update Manager Download Service Implementation in Region B
              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
            Configure the Management vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Complete vSphere Upgrade for the Management Cluster
            Upgrade the ESXi Hosts in the Management Clusters
              Use the Image Builder to Create an ESXi 6.5 Image with NSX for vSphere VIBs in Region A
              Use vSphere Update Manager to Remediate the ESXi Management Cluster in Region A
            Upgrade the ESXi Hosts in the Management Cluster in Region B
              Use the Image Builder to Create an ESXi 6.5 Image with NSX for vSphere VIBs in Region B
              Use vSphere Update Manager to Remediate the Management Cluster in Region B
          Post-Upgrade Configuration of the Management ESXi Hosts and vSAN Storage
            Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch in the Management Cluster in Region A
            Place the VMkernel Adapter for vSphere vMotion Traffic on a Separate TCP/IP Stack on the Management Hosts in Region A
            Configure VM Swap Files as Sparse Objects on the vSAN Datastore in Region A
            Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Management Cluster in Region A
            Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch in the Management Cluster in Region B
            Place the VMkernel Adapter for vSphere vMotion Traffic on a Separate TCP/IP Stack on the Management Hosts in Region B
            Configure the VM Swap Files as Sparse Objects on the vSAN Datastore in Region B
            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 Cluster in Region A
            Change the Memory Reservation of the NSX Resource Pools in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
            Register Again vRealize Operations Manager with the Compute vCenter Server Instances
            Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region A
            Place Compute vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller in a VM and Templates Folder in Region A
            Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
            Configure the Compute vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
            Change Admission Control in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
            Change the Memory Reservation of the NSX Resource Pool in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
            Update Scheduled Backup Jobs for the Compute vCenter Server Instance in Region B
            Place Compute vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller in a VM and Templates Folder in Region B
            Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
            Configure the Compute vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region B
          Upgrade 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 Cluster in Region A
            Use vSphere Update Manager to Remediate ESXi Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
            Use the Image Builder to Create an ESXi 6.5 Image with NSX for vSphere VIBs for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
            Use vSphere Update Manager to Remediate the ESXi Hosts in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
          Post-Upgrade Configuration of the Shared Edge and Compute ESXi Hosts
            Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
            Place the VMkernel Adapter for vSphere vMotion Traffic on a Separate TCP/IP Stack on the Compute Hosts in Region A
            Create and Apply the Host Profile for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region A
            Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch in the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster in Region B
            Place the VMkernel Adapter for vSphere vMotion Traffic on a Separate TCP/IP Stack on the Compute Hosts in Region B
            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 in Region A
          Create Virtual Machine Groups to Define Startup Order in 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
            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
          Reconnect vSphere Replication to vCenter Server in Region A
          Reconnect Site Recovery Manager to vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller Instances in Region A
            Configure Service Account in vSphere for Site Recovery Manager
            Modify the Site Recovery Manager Server Installation in Region A
          Register vSphere Data Protection with the Management vCenter Server in Region A
          Configure Point in Time in vSphere Replication
          Clean Up Obsolete Appliances and Snapshots in Region A
          Configure the Anti-Affinity Rules for the Platform Services Controller Instances in Region B
          Create Virtual Machine Groups to Define Startup Order in 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
            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 in Region B
          Reconnect Site Recovery Manager to vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller Instances in Region B
          Register vSphere Data Protection withe the Management vCenter Server in Region B
          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
    Migration
      Overview of Migrations Options
      Migration Options Decision Matrix
      Pre- and Post-Migration Actions
      Option A - New Greenfield Deployment
      Option B - Workload Migration
      Option C - Architecture Alignment
      Option D - External Infrastructure Endpoint
  VMware Validated Design for Remote Office and Branch Office
    Architecture and Design
      Remote Office and Branch Office Deployment Models
      Architecture Overview in ROBO
        Physical Infrastructure Architecture in ROBO
          Pod Architecture in ROBO
          Pod Types in ROBO
          Physical Network Architecture in ROBO
            Network Transport in ROBO
            Infrastructure Network Architecture in ROBO
              Quality of Service Differentiation in ROBO
            Server Network Interface Controllers in ROBO
          Regions, Hubs and Remote and Branch Offices in ROBO
            About Regions in ROBO
            About Hubs and Remote Office and Branch Office Sites
        Virtual Infrastructure Architecture in ROBO
          Virtual Infrastructure Overview in ROBO
          Network Virtualization Components in ROBO
          Network Virtualization Services in ROBO
        Cloud Management Platform Architecture in ROBO
          Logical Architecture of the Cloud Management Platform
          Cloud Management Platform Logical Architecture
        Operations Architecture in ROBO
          Operations Management Architecture in ROBO
          Logging Architecture in ROBO
          Data Protection and Backup Architecture in ROBO
      Detailed Design in ROBO
        Physical Infrastructure Design in ROBO
          Physical Design Fundamentals in ROBO
            Regions, Hubs, and Remote and Branch Offices
            Pods and Racks in ROBO
            ESXi Host Physical Design Specifications in ROBO
          Physical Networking Design in ROBO
            Switch Types and Network Connectivity in ROBO
            Physical Network Design Decisions in ROBO
          Physical Storage Design in ROBO
            vSAN Physical Design in ROBO
            Hardware Considerations in ROBO
              Solid State Disk (SSD) Characteristics in ROBO
              SSD Performance in ROBO
              Magnetic Hard Disk Drives (HDD) Characteristics in ROBO
            I/O Controllers in ROBO
            Secondary Storage Design in ROBO
        Virtual Infrastructure Design in ROBO
          ESXi Design in ROBO
          vCenter Server Design in ROBO
            vCenter Server Deployment in ROBO
            vCenter Server Networking in ROBO
            vCenter Server Redundancy in ROBO
            vCenter Server Appliance Sizing in ROBO
            vSphere Cluster Design in ROBO
              vSphere High Availability Design in ROBO
              Consolidated Cluster Design in ROBO
            vCenter Server Customization in ROBO
            Use of Transport Layer Security Certificates in ROBO
          Virtualization Network Design in ROBO
            Virtual Network Design Guidelines in ROBO
            Virtual Switches in ROBO
              Virtual Switch Design Background in ROBO
              Health Check in ROBO
              Type of Virtual Switches in ROBO
              Consolidated Cluster Distributed Switch in ROBO
            NIC Teaming in ROBO
            Network I/O Control in ROBO
            VXLAN in ROBO
            vMotion TCP/IP Stack in ROBO
          NSX Design
            NSX for vSphere Design in ROBO
            NSX Components in ROBO
            NSX for vSphere Requirements in ROBO
            Network Virtualization Conceptual Design in ROBO
            Cluster Design for NSX for vSphere in ROBO
            vSphere Distributed Switch Uplink Configuration in ROBO
            Logical Switch Control Plane Mode Design in ROBO
            Transport Zone Design in ROBO
            Routing Design in ROBO
            Firewall Logical Design in ROBO
            Load Balancer Design in ROBO
            Bridging Physical Workloads in ROBO
            Remote Connectivity in ROBO
            Application Virtual Network in ROBO
            Virtual Network Design Example in ROBO
            Use of Secure Sockets Layer Certificates in ROBO
          Shared Storage Design in ROBO
            Shared Storage Platform in ROBO
            Shared Storage Logical Design in ROBO
              Storage Tiering in ROBO
              VMware Hardware Acceleration API/CLI for Storage in ROBO
              Virtual Machine Storage Policies in ROBO
                vSphere Storage I/O Control Design in ROBO
            Datastore Cluster Design in ROBO
            vSAN Storage Design in ROBO
              VMware vSAN Conceptual Design and Logical Design in ROBO
              vSAN Network Design in ROBO
              Cluster and Disk Group Design in ROBO
              vSAN Policy Design in ROBO
        Cloud Management Platform Design in ROBO
          vRealize Automation Design in ROBO
            vRealize Automation Logical and Physical Design in ROBO
              Physical Design in ROBO
                Deployment Considerations in ROBO
                vRealize Automation Deployment in ROBO
                vRealize Automation IaaS Proxy Agent in ROBO
              vRealize Automation Supporting Infrastructure in ROBO
                vRealize Business for Cloud in ROBO
            vRealize Automation Cloud Tenant Design in ROBO
              Comparison of Single-Tenant and Multi-Tenant Deployments in ROBO
              Tenant Design in ROBO
            vRealize Automation Infrastructure as a Service Design in ROBO
              Infrastructure Source Endpoints in ROBO
              Virtualization Compute Resources in ROBO
                Fabric Groups in ROBO
                Business Groups in ROBO
                Reservations in ROBO
                Reservation Policies in ROBO
                Template Synchronization in ROBO
        Operations Infrastructure Design in ROBO
          vRealize Operations Manager Design in ROBO
            vRealize Operations Manager Nodes in ROBO
              Sizing Compute Resources in ROBO
            Networking Design in ROBO
              Application Isolated Network Design in ROBO
              IP Subnets in ROBO
            Management Packs in ROBO
          vRealize Log Insight Design in ROBO
            Cluster Nodes in ROBO
            Sizing Log Insight Nodes in ROBO
            vRealize Log Insight Networking Design in ROBO
            vRealize Log Insight Retention in ROBO
            vRealize Log Insight Alerting in ROBO
            vRealize Log Insight Security and Authentication in ROBO
            Configuration for Collecting Logs in ROBO
            Time Synchronization in ROBO
            vRealize Log Insight Event Forwarding to Regions from ROBO
          vSphere Data Protection Design in ROBO
            Logical Design in ROBO
            Backup Datastore in ROBO
            Performance in ROBO
            Volume Sizing in ROBO
            Other Considerations in ROBO
            Backup Policies in ROBO
            Component Backup Jobs in ROBO
          vSphere Update Manager in ROBO
            Physical Design of vSphere Update Manager in ROBO
            Logical Design of vSphere Update Manager in ROBO
    Planning and Preparation
      Software Requirements in ROBO
        VMware Scripts and Tools in ROBO
        Third-Party Software in ROBO
      External Services in ROBO
        External Services Overview in ROBO
        VLANs, IP Subnets, and Application Virtual Networks in ROBO
          VLAN IDs and IP Subnets for System Traffic in ROBO
          Names and IP Subnets of Application Virtual Networks in ROBO
        DNS Names and IP Addresses in ROBO
          Host Names and IP Addresses for External Services in ROBO
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Virtual Infrastructure Components in ROBO
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Cloud Management Components in ROBO
          Host Names and IP Addresses for the Data Protection and Operations Management Components in ROBO
        Time Synchronization in ROBO
          Requirements for Time Synchronization in ROBO
          Configure NTP-Based Time Synchronization on Windows Hosts in ROBO
        Active Directory Users and Groups in ROBO
        Certificate Replacement in ROBO
          Use the Certificate Generation Utility to Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the Management Components in ROBO
    Deployment
      Updated Information
      Virtual Infrastructure Implementation in ROBO
        Install and Configure ESXi Hosts in ROBO
          Prerequisites for Installation of ESXi Hosts in ROBO
          Install ESXi Interactively on All Hosts in ROBO
          Configure the Network on All Hosts in ROBO
          Configure a vSphere Standard Switch on a Host in ROBO
          Configure SSH and NTP on the First Host in ROBO
          Set Up Virtual SAN Datastore in ROBO
        Deploy and Configure the Virtual Center Components in ROBO
          Deploy the vCenter Server Instance with an Embedded Platform Services Controller in ROBO
          Replace the vCenter Server Instance with an Embedded Platform Service Controller Certificates in ROBO
          Add Custom Advanced Settings for vCenter Server
          Configure the vSphere Cluster in ROBO
          Create a vSphere Distributed Switch in ROBO
          Set vSAN Storage Policy in ROBO
          Create vSAN Disk Groups in ROBO
          Enable vSphere HA in ROBO
          Change Advanced Options on the ESXi Hosts in ROBO
          Create and Apply the Host Profile in ROBO
          Set vSAN Policy in ROBO
          Create the VM and Template Folders in ROBO
        Deploy and Configure the NSX Instance in ROBO
          Deploy the NSX Manager in ROBO
            Assign an NSX Domain Service Account and Deploy the NSX Manager Appliance in ROBO
            Connect NSX Manager to the vCenter Server in ROBO
            Assign Administrative Access to NSX in ROBO
          Replace the NSX Manager Certificate in ROBO
          Deploy the NSX Controllers for the NSX Instance in ROBO
          Assign Licensing for NSX Instance in ROBO
          Prepare the ESXi Hosts in the Consolidated Cluster for NSX in ROBO
          Configure the NSX Logical Network for the Consolidated Cluster in ROBO
          Update the Host Profile for the Consolidated Cluster in ROBO
          Configure NSX Dynamic Routing in ROBO
            Create a Logical Switch for use as the Transit Network in ROBO
            Deploy NSX Edge Devices for North-South Routing in ROBO
            Disable the Firewall Service in ECMP Edges in ROBO
            Enable and Configure BGP Routing in ROBO
            Verify Peering of Upstream Switches and Establishment of BGP in ROBO
            Deploy the Distributed Logical Router in ROBO
            Configure Distributed Logical Router for Dynamic Routing in ROBO
            Verify Establishment of BGP for the Distributed Logical Router in ROBO
          Distributed Firewall Configuration in ROBO
            Add vCenter Server Instance to the NSX Distributed Firewall Exclusion List in ROBO
            Create IP Sets for Management Components in the Consolidated Cluster in ROBO
            Create Security Groups in ROBO
            Create Distributed Firewall Rules in ROBO
          Test the Consolidated Cluster NSX Configuration in ROBO
          Deploy Application Virtual Networks in ROBO
        Deploy vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
          Prerequisites for Deploying vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
          Deploy the Virtual Appliance of vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
          Install a CertGenVVD-Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
          Configure Service Account Access in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
            Define a User Role in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
            Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
          Register vSphere Data Protection with Management vCenter Server in ROBO
      Cloud Management Platform Implementation in ROBO
        Prerequisites for Cloud Management Platform Implementation in ROBO
        Configure Service Account Privileges in ROBO
          Configure Service Account Privileges on the vCenter Server in ROBO
          Configure the Service Account Privilege on the NSX Instance in ROBO
        vRealize Automation Installation in ROBO
          Deploy Windows Virtual Machines for vRealize Automation in ROBO
            Create a Customization Specification for the IaaS Proxy Agent Servers in ROBO
            Deploy Windows Virtual Machines for vRealize Automation in ROBO
            Install vRealize Automation Management Agent on Windows IaaS Virtual Machines in ROBO
          Install vRealize Automation Proxy Agents in ROBO
        vRealize Orchestrator Configuration in ROBO
          Add vCenter Server Instance to vRealize Orchestrator
        vRealize Business Installation in ROBO
          Deploy the vRealize Business Data Collector in ROBO
          Configure NTP for vRealize Business in ROBO
          Register the vRealize Business Data Collector with the Server in ROBO
          Connect vRealize Business with the vCenter Server in ROBO
        Create Anti-Affinity Rules for vRealize Automation Proxy Agent Virtual Machines in ROBO
        Content Library Configuration in ROBO
          Connect to Content Library of the Compute vCenter Server Instance from ROBO
        Tenant Content Creation in ROBO
          Preparing a Consolidated Cluster for the Rainpole Tenant in ROBO
            Create Logical Switches for Business Groups in ROBO
            Create Customization Specifications in Consolidated vCenter Server in ROBO
              Create a Customization Specification for Linux in ROBO
              Create a Customization Specification for Windows in ROBO
            Create Virtual Machines Using VM Templates in the Content Library in ROBO
            Convert the Virtual Machines to VM Templates in ROBO
          Add a Consolidated Cluster to the Rainpole Tenant in ROBO
            Create a vSphere Endpoint in vRealize Automation in ROBO
            Create a Fabric Group with the Consolidated Cluster in ROBO
            Run Data Collection for the Consolidated Cluster in ROBO
            Create External Network Profiles in ROBO
            Create Reservation Policies in ROBO
            Create Reservations for the Consolidated Cluster in ROBO
            Create Reservations for the User Edge Resources in ROBO
          Configure Single Machine Blueprints in ROBO
            Create a Service Catalog in ROBO
            Create a Single Machine Blueprint in ROBO
            Configure Entitlements of Blueprints in ROBO
          Configure Unified Single Machine Blueprints for Cross-ROBO Deployment
            Add Data Center Locations to the Compute Resource Menu in ROBO
            Associate Compute Resources with a Location in ROBO
            Create a Property Definition for the Data Center Location in ROBO
            Create a vRealize Orchestrator Action to Provide Network Profiles for Remote Sites
            Create a Property Definition using the vRealize Orchestrator Action in ROBO
            Add a Property Group with Cross-ROBO deployment custom properties
            Create a Reservation Policy for the Unified Blueprint in ROBO
            Specify Reservation Information for the Unified Blueprint in ROBO
            Create a Service Catalog for the Unified Blueprint in ROBO
            Create an Entitlement for the Unified Blueprint Catalog in ROBO
            Create Unified Single Machine Blueprints in ROBO
            Test the Cross-ROBO Deployment of the Unified Single Machine Blueprints
      Operations Implementation in ROBO
        vRealize Operations Manager Implementation in ROBO
          Deploy vRealize Operations Manager in ROBO
            Prerequisites for Deploying the Remote Collectors in ROBO
            Deploy the Remote Collector Virtual Appliances in ROBO
            Connect the Remote Collector Nodes to the Analytics Cluster in ROBO
            Configure a DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Operations Manager Remote Collectors in ROBO
            Group Remote Collector Nodes in ROBO
          Configure User Access in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager in ROBO
            Define a User Role in vSphere for Storage Devices Adapters in vRealize Operations Manager for ROBO
            Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager for ROBO
          Add vCenter Adapter Instances to vRealize Operations Manager for ROBO
          Connect vRealize Operations Manager to the NSX Manager in ROBO
            Configure User Privileges in NSX Manager for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager for ROBO
            Add an NSX-vSphere Adapter Instance to vRealize Operations Manager for ROBO
          Configure Service Account Privileges for Integration between vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Automation in ROBO
            Configure User Privileges in vRealize Automation for Integration with vRealize Operations Manager in ROBO
            Configure User Privileges on vRealize Operations Manager for Tenant Workload Reclamation in ROBO
          Add Storage Devices Adapters in vRealize Operations Manager for ROBO
        vRealize Log Insight Implementation in ROBO
          Deploy vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Prerequisites for Deploying vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Deploy the Virtual Appliance for Each Node in the vRealize Log Insight Cluster in ROBO
            Configure a DRS Anti-Affinity Rule for vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Start the vRealize Log Insight Instance in ROBO
            Join the Worker Nodes to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Enable the Integrated Load Balancer of vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Join vRealize Log Insight to the Active Directory in ROBO
          Install a CA-Signed Certificate on vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Replace the Certificate to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
          Connect vRealize Log Insight to the vSphere Environment in ROBO
            Configure User Privileges in vSphere for Integration with vRealize Log Insight for ROBO
            Connect vRealize Log Insight to vSphere in ROBO
            Configure vCenter Server to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
          Connect vRealize Log Insight to vRealize Operations Manager in ROBO
            Enable the Integration of vRealize Log Insight in ROBO with vRealize Operations Manager
            Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vRealize Operations Manager in ROBO
            Configure the Log Insight Agent on vRealize Operations Manager to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
          Connect vRealize Log Insight to the NSX Instances in ROBO
            Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for NSX for vSphere in ROBO
            Configure NSX Managers to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Configure the NSX Controllers to Forward Events to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
            Configure the NSX Edge Instances to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
          Connect vRealize Log Insight to vRealize Automation in ROBO
            Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vRealize Automation in ROBO
            Configure the vRealize Automation Proxy Agents to Forward Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
          Install the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN in ROBO
          Configure Event Forwarding From ROBO to Region A and Region B
            Configure Event Forwarding to Region A in ROBO
            Configure Event Forwarding to Region B in ROBO
            Add a Log Filter in Region A and Region B for ROBO
        vSphere Update Manager Download Service Implementation in ROBO
          Configure PostgreSQL Database on Your Linux-Based Host Operating System for UMDS in ROBO
          Install UMDS on Ubuntu OS in ROBO
          Set Up the Data to Download with UMDS in ROBO
          Install and Configure the UMDS Web Server in ROBO
          Use the UMDS Shared Repository as the Download Source in Update Manager in ROBO
    Certificate Replacement
      Create and Add a Microsoft Certificate Authority Template in ROBO
      Use the Certificate Generation Utility to Generate CA-Signed Certificates for the SDDC Management Components in ROBO
      Replace Certificates of the Management Products in ROBO
        Replace the vCenter Server Certificate in ROBO
          Replace the vCenter Server Certificate in ROBO
          Reconnect vSphere Data Protection to vCenter Server After Certificate Replacement in ROBO
          Update the vCenter Server Certificate on the Cloud Management Platform in ROBO
          Update the vCenter Server Certificate for ROBO on vRealize Operations Manager
        Replace the NSX Manager Certificate in ROBO
        Install a CertGenVVD-Generated Certificate on vSphere Data Protection in ROBO
        Replace the Certificate of vRealize Log Insight in ROBO
VMware Validated Design Use Cases
  Introducing VMware Validated Design Use Cases
    Overview of VMware Validated Designs
      Advantages of VMware Validated Design Use Cases
      Component Overview
    Micro-Segmentation Use Case
      Micro-Segmentation Use Case Components
      Micro-Segmentation Design Objectives
      Micro-Segmentation Use Case Scope
      Micro-Segmentation Use Case Workflows
      Micro-Segmentation Use Case Documentation
    IT Automating IT Use Case
      IT Automating IT Components
      IT Automating IT Design Objectives
      IT Automating IT Use Case Scope
      IT Automating IT Workflows
      IT Automating IT Use Case Documenation
  VMware Validated Design for Micro-Segmentation
    Architecture and Design
      Updated Information
      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
      Updated Information
      Scenarios Solution Paths
        Using a Distributed Logical Router for Your Single-Region Scenarios
        Using a Distributed Logical Router for Your Dual-Region Scenarios
        Using a Universal Distributed Logical Router for Cross-Region Deployment
      Preparing for Region A Scenario Deployment
        Create Virtual Machine Templates from a Content Library in Region A
          Create Virtual Machines Using VM Templates in the Content Library
          Convert the Virtual Machine to a VM Template
        Create Customization Specifications in Region A
          Create a Linux Customization Specification in Region A
          Create a Customization Specification for Windows in Region A
        Create a vSphere Endpoint for vRealize Automation in Region A
        Configure User Roles in vRealize Automation in Region A
        Create Fabric Groups in Region A
        Add Compute Resources to a Fabric Group in Region A
        Create Business Groups in Region A
        Create Logical Switches in Region A
        Create External Network Profiles in Region A
        Configuring Reservation Policies and Network Policies in Region A
          Create Reservation Policies in Region A
          Create Reservations for the Compute Cluster in Region A
          Create Reservations for Edge Resources in Region A
        Creating Self-Service Catalogs and Entitlements in Region A
          Create the Catalog Service
          Create Entitlements for Business Groups
          Configure Entitlements for Blueprints in Region A
          Provision Blueprints and Validate the Configuration in Region A
      Creating and Publishing Single Machine Blueprints in Region A
        Create Machine Prefixes in Region A
        Create Single Machine Blueprints in Region A
      Creating Blueprints with Dynamic Resource Tiering in Region A
        Create Storage Reservation Policies in Region A
        Apply a Storage Reservation Policy to a Datastore in Region A
        Enable Users to Change Storage Policies in Region A
        Provision a Virtual Machine With a Modified Storage Policy in Region A
      Integrating vRealize Automation with IPAM in Region A
        Deploy Infoblox vNIOS Appliance in Region A
        Configure the Appliance as a Grid Master in Region A
        Configure the IPAM Network Profile for the Rainpole Tenant in Region A
        Create the Cloud API User in Region A
        Integrate the IPAM Plug-in With vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
        Register the IPAM Endpoint in vRealize Automation in Region A
        Create Logical Switches in Region A
        Create External Network Profiles
        Modify an Existing Blueprint in Region A to Incorporate IPAM
        Provision Blueprints in Region A with IPAM and Validate the Blueprints
      Creating Multi-Tier Applications in Region A
        Create Software Components for the Multi-Tier Application in Region A
          Install the vRealize Automation Application Authoring Agent in Region A
          Run Inventory Collection in Region A
          Create the Apache Software Component in Region A
          Create a MySQL Software Component in Region A
          Create a PHP Software Component in Region A
          Create a System Configuration Software Component in Region A
          Create a Wordpress Database Software Component in Region A
          Create a Wordpress Service Software Component in Region A
        Prepare for Multi-Tier Application Patterns in Region A
          Create a Routed Network Profile for the Multi-Tier Web Application in Region A
          Modify Reservations for Use by the Global Transport Zone in Region A
          Create a Service Catalog for Converged Blueprints in Region A
          Create Entitlements for the Converged Blueprint Catalog in Region A
        Implement Multi-Tier Application Patterns in Region A
          Configure the Web Tier Blueprint in Region A
          Configure Load Balancing for the Web Tier in Region A
          Configure the Database Tier Blueprint in Region A
          Add Software Components to a Blueprint in Region A
          Configure Dependencies Between Application Components in Region A
          Publish the Multi-Tier Blueprint in Region A
      Configuring Micro-Segmentation for Multi-Tier Applications in Region A
        Creating NSX Security Policies in Region A
        Create a Working Web Application Blueprint in Region A
        Create Distributed Firewall Rules for the Security Policies in Region A
      Managing Virtual Machine Lease and Ownership in Region A
        Configure Lease and Ownership on the Blueprint in Region A
        Set a Lease and Change the Ownership of the Provisioned Machine in Region A
        Extend the Lease of a Provisioned Machine in Region A
      Modeling and Monitoring Cost with vRealize Business in Region A
        Set up Pricing on a Per-Blueprint Basis in Region A
        Set Up Pricing on a Per-Reservation Basis in Region A
      Forwarding Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Install the vRealize Log Insight Agent in Region A
        Configure a Linux Virtual Machine to Forward Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
      Monitoring Workload Health and Capacity with vRealize Hyperic in Region A
        Install the End Point Operations Monitoring Agent in Region A
        Configure Workload Monitoring in Region A
        Configure Monitoring for Windows Services in Region A
      Preparing for Region B Scenario Deployment
        Create Virtual Machine Templates from a Content Library
          Create Virtual Machines Using Content Library VM Templates in Region B
          Convert the Virtual Machine to a VM Template 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 a vSphere Endpoint in vRealize Automation in Region B
        Create Fabric Groups in Region B
        Add Compute Resources to a Fabric Group in Region B
        Create Logical Switches in Region B
        Create External Network Profiles in Region B
        Configuring Reservation Policies and Network Policies in Region B
          Create Reservation Policies in Region B
          Create Reservations for the Compute Cluster in Region B
          Create Reservations for the User Edge Resources in Region B
      Creating Single-Machine Blueprints and Self-Service Catalogues in Region B
        Creating and Publishing Single Machine Blueprints in Region B
        Creating Self Service Catalogues in Region B
          Create a Catalog Service
          Configure Entitlements of Blueprints in Region B
          Provision Blueprints and Validate the Configuration
      Configure Unified Single Machine Blueprints for Cross-Region Deployment
        Create Logical Switches for Cross-Region Deployment
        Create External Network Profiles for Cross-Region Deployment
        Create Fabric Groups for Cross-Region Deployment
        Add Data Center Locations to the Compute Resource Menu
        Associate Compute Resources with a Location
        Add a Property Group and a Property Definition for Data Center Location
        Create a Reservation Policy for the Unified Blueprint
        Specify Reservation Information for the Unified Blueprint
        Create a Service Catalog for the Unified Blueprint
        Create Unified Single Machine Blueprints
        Configure Entitlements for Blueprints in the Cross-Region Deployment
        Test the Cross-Region Deployment of the Single Machine Blueprints
  Introducing VMware Validated Design Use Cases
    Overview of VMware Validated Designs
      Advantages of VMware Validated Design Use Cases
      Component Overview
    Micro-Segmentation Use Case
      Micro-Segmentation Use Case Components
      Micro-Segmentation Design Objectives
      Micro-Segmentation Use Case Scope
      Micro-Segmentation Use Case Workflows
      Micro-Segmentation Use Case Documentation
    IT Automating IT Use Case
      IT Automating IT Components
      IT Automating IT Design Objectives
      IT Automating IT Use Case Scope
      IT Automating IT Workflows
      IT Automating IT Use Case Documenation
  VMware Validated Design for Micro-Segmentation
    Architecture and Design
      Updated Information
      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
      Updated Information
      Scenarios Solution Paths
        Using a Distributed Logical Router for Your Single-Region Scenarios
        Using a Distributed Logical Router for Your Dual-Region Scenarios
        Using a Universal Distributed Logical Router for Cross-Region Deployment
      Preparing for Region A Scenario Deployment
        Create Virtual Machine Templates from a Content Library in Region A
          Create Virtual Machines Using VM Templates in the Content Library
          Convert the Virtual Machine to a VM Template
        Create Customization Specifications in Region A
          Create a Linux Customization Specification in Region A
          Create a Customization Specification for Windows in Region A
        Create a vSphere Endpoint for vRealize Automation in Region A
        Configure User Roles in vRealize Automation in Region A
        Create Fabric Groups in Region A
        Add Compute Resources to a Fabric Group in Region A
        Create Business Groups in Region A
        Create Logical Switches in Region A
        Create External Network Profiles in Region A
        Configuring Reservation Policies and Network Policies in Region A
          Create Reservation Policies in Region A
          Create Reservations for the Compute Cluster in Region A
          Create Reservations for Edge Resources in Region A
        Creating Self-Service Catalogs and Entitlements in Region A
          Create the Catalog Service
          Create Entitlements for Business Groups
          Configure Entitlements for Blueprints in Region A
          Provision Blueprints and Validate the Configuration in Region A
      Creating and Publishing Single Machine Blueprints in Region A
        Create Machine Prefixes in Region A
        Create Single Machine Blueprints in Region A
      Creating Blueprints with Dynamic Resource Tiering in Region A
        Create Storage Reservation Policies in Region A
        Apply a Storage Reservation Policy to a Datastore in Region A
        Enable Users to Change Storage Policies in Region A
        Provision a Virtual Machine With a Modified Storage Policy in Region A
      Integrating vRealize Automation with IPAM in Region A
        Deploy Infoblox vNIOS Appliance in Region A
        Configure the Appliance as a Grid Master in Region A
        Configure the IPAM Network Profile for the Rainpole Tenant in Region A
        Create the Cloud API User in Region A
        Integrate the IPAM Plug-in With vRealize Orchestrator in Region A
        Register the IPAM Endpoint in vRealize Automation in Region A
        Create Logical Switches in Region A
        Create External Network Profiles
        Modify an Existing Blueprint in Region A to Incorporate IPAM
        Provision Blueprints in Region A with IPAM and Validate the Blueprints
      Creating Multi-Tier Applications in Region A
        Create Software Components for the Multi-Tier Application in Region A
          Install the vRealize Automation Application Authoring Agent in Region A
          Run Inventory Collection in Region A
          Create the Apache Software Component in Region A
          Create a MySQL Software Component in Region A
          Create a PHP Software Component in Region A
          Create a System Configuration Software Component in Region A
          Create a Wordpress Database Software Component in Region A
          Create a Wordpress Service Software Component in Region A
        Prepare for Multi-Tier Application Patterns in Region A
          Create a Routed Network Profile for the Multi-Tier Web Application in Region A
          Modify Reservations for Use by the Global Transport Zone in Region A
          Create a Service Catalog for Converged Blueprints in Region A
          Create Entitlements for the Converged Blueprint Catalog in Region A
        Implement Multi-Tier Application Patterns in Region A
          Configure the Web Tier Blueprint in Region A
          Configure Load Balancing for the Web Tier in Region A
          Configure the Database Tier Blueprint in Region A
          Add Software Components to a Blueprint in Region A
          Configure Dependencies Between Application Components in Region A
          Publish the Multi-Tier Blueprint in Region A
      Configuring Micro-Segmentation for Multi-Tier Applications in Region A
        Creating NSX Security Policies in Region A
        Create a Working Web Application Blueprint in Region A
        Create Distributed Firewall Rules for the Security Policies in Region A
      Managing Virtual Machine Lease and Ownership in Region A
        Configure Lease and Ownership on the Blueprint in Region A
        Set a Lease and Change the Ownership of the Provisioned Machine in Region A
        Extend the Lease of a Provisioned Machine in Region A
      Modeling and Monitoring Cost with vRealize Business in Region A
        Set up Pricing on a Per-Blueprint Basis in Region A
        Set Up Pricing on a Per-Reservation Basis in Region A
      Forwarding Log Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
        Install the vRealize Log Insight Agent in Region A
        Configure a Linux Virtual Machine to Forward Events to vRealize Log Insight in Region A
      Monitoring Workload Health and Capacity with vRealize Hyperic in Region A
        Install the End Point Operations Monitoring Agent in Region A
        Configure Workload Monitoring in Region A
        Configure Monitoring for Windows Services in Region A
      Preparing for Region B Scenario Deployment
        Create Virtual Machine Templates from a Content Library
          Create Virtual Machines Using Content Library VM Templates in Region B
          Convert the Virtual Machine to a VM Template 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 a vSphere Endpoint in vRealize Automation in Region B
        Create Fabric Groups in Region B
        Add Compute Resources to a Fabric Group in Region B
        Create Logical Switches in Region B
        Create External Network Profiles in Region B
        Configuring Reservation Policies and Network Policies in Region B
          Create Reservation Policies in Region B
          Create Reservations for the Compute Cluster in Region B
          Create Reservations for the User Edge Resources in Region B
      Creating Single-Machine Blueprints and Self-Service Catalogues in Region B
        Creating and Publishing Single Machine Blueprints in Region B
        Creating Self Service Catalogues in Region B
          Create a Catalog Service
          Configure Entitlements of Blueprints in Region B
          Provision Blueprints and Validate the Configuration
      Configure Unified Single Machine Blueprints for Cross-Region Deployment
        Create Logical Switches for Cross-Region Deployment
        Create External Network Profiles for Cross-Region Deployment
        Create Fabric Groups for Cross-Region Deployment
        Add Data Center Locations to the Compute Resource Menu
        Associate Compute Resources with a Location
        Add a Property Group and a Property Definition for Data Center Location
        Create a Reservation Policy for the Unified Blueprint
        Specify Reservation Information for the Unified Blueprint
        Create a Service Catalog for the Unified Blueprint
        Create Unified Single Machine Blueprints
        Configure Entitlements for Blueprints in the Cross-Region Deployment
        Test the Cross-Region Deployment of the Single Machine Blueprints
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