After vSphere vSphere Distributed Switch has been created and connected with all hosts, enable vSphere HA on the cluster.

1

Log in to the Compute vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://comp01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

administrator@vsphere.local

Password

vsphere_admin_password

2

In the Navigator, click Hosts and Clusters.

a

Expand the comp01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local inventory.

b

Select the SFO01-Mgmt01 cluster.

3

Click the Configure tab and click vSphere Availability.

4

Click Edit.

5

In the Edit Cluster Settings dialog box, select the Turn on vSphere HA check box.

6

In the Edit Cluster Settings dialog box, under Failures and Responses, select the following values.

Setting

Value

Enable Host Monitoring

Selected

Host Failure Response

Restart VM's

Response for Host Isolation

Power off and restart VM's

Datastore with PDL

Disabled

Datastore with APD

Disabled

VM Monitoring

VM Monitoring Only

7

Click Admission Control.

8

Under the Admission Control settings, enter the following settings.

Setting

Value

Host failures cluster tolerates

1

Define host failover capacity by

Cluster resource percentage

Override calculated failover capacity

Deselected

Performance degradation VMs tolerate

100%

9

Click OK.