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 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 select Hosts and Clusters and expand the mgm01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local tree.

3

Select the LAX01-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 mgmt01psc51 and comp01psc51 and click OK.

8

Click OK to create the rule.