Create an additional vCenter Single Sign-On node as a partner to an existing vCenter Single Sign-On installation in a different location so that the authentication information is replicated between the vCenter Single Sign-On instances. The vCenter Server instances registered with the replicating vCenter Single Sign-On instances are in Linked Mode and belong to the same vCenter Single Sign-On domain.

1

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

2

Under Custom Install, select vCenter Single Sign-On, and click Install.

3

Follow the prompts in the installation wizard to review the Welcome page and accept the end user patent and license agreements.

4

If the prerequisites check screen shows any problems, cancel the installation, correct the problems, and restart the installer.

5

Select the deployment mode Multisite.

6

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

a

Enter the partner host name.

The partner host name is the IP address or 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.

7

Review and accept the partner certificate.

8

Enter the new site name.

9

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

10

Accept or change the default vCenter Single Sign-On installation folder.

11

Review the installation options and click Install.

The additional vCenter Single Sign-On server is installed.

Repeat this procedure for each additional node.