Before creating the host profile for the management cluster enable vSphere HA.

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 Hosts and Clusters.

a

Expand the mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local inventory.

b

Select the LAX01-Mgmt01 cluster.

3

Click the Configure tab, click vSphere Availability, and click Edit.

4

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

5

Select Failures and Responses and select the following values from the drop-down menus. 

Setting

Value

Enable Host Monitoring

Selected

Host Failure Response

Restart VMs

Response for Host Isolation

Power off and restart VMs

Datastore with PDL

Disabled

Datastore with APD

Disabled

VM Monitoring

VM Monitoring Only


6

Click Admission Control.

7

In the Admission Control page enter 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%

8

Click OK.