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

1

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

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01w01vc01.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 Host and Clusters and expand the sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.

3

Click on sfo01w01esx01.sfo01.rainpole.local.

4

Click on Datastores.

5

Click the Create a New Datastore icon.

6

On the Location page, click Next.

7

On the Type page, select NFS and click Next.

8

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

9

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

Setting

Value

Datastore Name

sfo01-w01-vdp01

Folder

/V2D_vDP_Consolidated_6TB

Server

172.16.15.251

10

On the Ready to complete page, review the configuration and click Finish.