Anti-Affinity rules prevent virtual machines from running on the same host. This helps to maintain redundancy in the event of host failures.

1

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

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc01.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, select Hosts and Clusters and expand the mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local control tree.

3

Select the SFO01-Mgmt01 cluster and click the Configure tab.

4

On the Configure page, click VM/Host Rules.

5

On the VM/Host Rules page, click the Add button to create a new VM/Hosts Rule.

6

In the Create VM/Host Rule dialog, enter anti-affinity-rule-psc in the Name field, ensure the Enable rule checkbox is selected, select Separate Virtual Machines from the Type drop down menu, and click the Add button.

7

In the Add Rule Member dialog, select mgmt01psc01 and comp01psc01 and click OK.

8

Click OK to create the rule.