Create an additional vCenter Single Sign-On node for a multisite vCenter Single Sign-On installation. An additional node can be useful if you need multiple vCenter Server instances in different locations. Authentication information is replicated between vCenter single Sign-On instances that are related.

1

In the software installer directory, double-click the autorun.exe file to start the installer.

2

Select  vCenter Single Sign-On and click Install.

3

Follow the prompts in the installation wizard to choose the installer language, and agree to the end user patent and license agreements.

4

Accept or change the HTTPS port for vCenter Single Sign-On.

5

Select the deployment mode vCenter Single Sign-On for an additional vCenter Server with a new
site.

6

Enter the information to point this additional node to the first vCenter Single Sign-On server.

Note

If the primary node is in a high-availability cluster, enter the address of the primary node load balancer.

a

Enter the Partner host name.

The partner host name is the DNS name of the existing vCenter Single Sign-On server to replicate from.

b

Enter the password for the vCenter Single Sign-On administrator account of the existing vCenter Single Sign-On server (administrator@vsphere.local).

7

Select an existing site as the partner or enter a new site.

8

Click Install.

The additional vCenter Single Sign-On server is installed.

Repeat this procedure for each additional node.