VMware vRealize Business allows users to gain greater visibility into the financial aspects of their cloud infrastructure, and lets them optimize and improve these operations.

You deploy two instances of vRealize Business, a server and a data collector. Repeat this procedure twice to deploy the two appliances.

1

Log in to 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

Click Hosts and Clusters and navigate to the sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local vCenter Server object. 

3

Right-click the sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local object and select Deploy OVF Template.

4

On the Select template page, select Local file, browse to the location of the vRealize Business virtual appliance .ova file on your file system, and click Next.

5

On the Select name and location page, enter the following information for the respective appliance that you deploy and click Next.

Setting

Value for Server

Value for Data Collector

Name

vrb01svr01.rainpole.local

sfo01vrbc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

Select a datacenter or folder

sfo01-w01fd-vra

sfo01-w01fd-vraias

6

On the Select a resource page, select the sfo01-w01rp-sddc-mgmt resource pool and click Next.

7

On the Review details page, examine the virtual appliance details, such as product, version, download and disk size, and click Next.

8

On the Accept license agreements page, accept the end user license agreements and click Next.

9

On the Select storage page, select the datastore.

a

Select Thin provision from the Select virtual disk format drop-down menu.

b

Select vSAN Default Storage Policy from the VM storage policy drop-down menu.

c

From the datastore table, select the sfo01-w01-vsan01 vSAN datastore and click Next.

10

On the Select networks page, select the appropriate network from the Destination drop-down menu, and click Next.

Setting

Value for Server

Value for Data Collector

Network 1

Ends with Mgmt-xRegion01-VXLAN

Ends with Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN

11

On the Customize template page, configure the following values and click Next.

Setting

Values for Server

Values for Data Collector

Currency

USD

USD

Enable SSH service

Selected

Selected

Enable Server

Selected

Deselected

Join the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program

Selected

Selected

Root user password

vrb_server_root_password

vrb_collector_root_password

Default Gateway 

192.168.11.1

192.168.31.1

Domain Name

vrb01svr01.rainpole.local

sfo01vrbc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

Domain Name Servers

172.16.11.4,172.16.11.5

172.16.11.5,172.16.11.4

Domain Search Path

rainpole.local,sfo01.rainpole.local

sfo01.rainpole.local

Network 1 IP Address

192.168.11.66

192.168.31.54

Network 1 Netmask

255.255.255.0

255.255.255.0

12

On the Ready to complete page, review the configuration settings you specified and


click Finish.

13

Change the vRealize Business virtual appliance memory size.

a

Right-click the virtual machine and select Edit Settings. Click Virtual Hardware, enter the following value for Memory, and click OK.

Setting

Value for Server

Value for Data Collector

vRealize Business virtual appliance

vrb01svr01.rainpole.local

sfo01vrbc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

Memory

8 GB

2 GB

14

Navigate to the new appliance and power on the VM.

15

Repeat this procedure to deploy the vRealize Business data collector sfo01vrbc01.sfo01.rainpole.local.