You must mount a NFS datastore where vSphere Data Protection will later be deployed.

Create new datastore for the LAX01-Mgmt01 cluster.

1

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

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.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 Host and Clusters and expand the mgm01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local tree.

3

Click on mgmt01esx51.lax01.rainpole.local.

4

Click on Datastores.

5

Click the Create a New Datastore icon. 

The New Datastore wizard opens.

6

On the Type page, select NFS and click Next.

7

On the Select NFS version page, select NFS 3  and click Next.

8

On the Name and configuration page, enter the following datastore information and click Next.

Setting

Value

Datastore Name

LAX01A-NFS01-VDP01

Folder

/V2D_vDP_MgmtB_4TB

Server

172.17.15.251