Add each vCenter Server instance that contributes resources to vRealize Automation, and uses vRealize Orchestrator workflows, to vRealize Orchestrator to allow vCenter Server and vRealize Orchestrator to communicate.

1

Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Client.

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01vro01a.rainpole.local:8281.

b

Click Start Orchestrator Client.

c

On the VMware vRealize Orchestrator Login page, log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Host A by using the following hostname and credentials.

Setting

Value

Host name

vra01vro01a.rainpole.local:8281

User name

svc-vra

Password

svc-vra_password

2

In the left pane, click Workflows, and navigate to Library > vCenter > Configuration.

3

Right-click the Add a vCenter Server instance workflow and click Start Workflow

a

On the Set the vCenter Server Instance page, configure the following settings and click Next.

Setting

Value

IP or hostname of the vCenter Server instance to add

comp01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

HTTPS port of the vCenter Server instance

443

Location of SDK that you use to connect

/sdk

Will you orchestrate this instance

Yes

Do you want to ignore certificate warnings

Yes

b

On the Set the connection properties page, configure the following settings, and click Submit.

Setting

Value

Use a session per user

No

vCenter Server user name

rainpole.local\svc-vro

vCenter Server user password

svc-vro_password

4

To verify that the workflow completed successfully, click the Inventory tab and expand the vCenter Server tree control.

The vCenter Server instance you added will be visible in the inventory.