Create or upgrade an additional vCenter Single Sign-On server for a multisite vCenter Single Sign-On installation.

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 choose the installer language, and agree to the end user patent and license agreements.

4

If you are installing a new instance of Single Sign-On, proceed to Step 5. If you are upgrading an existing installation of Single Sign-On, take the following steps:

a

Enter the password for the Single Sign-On administrator account.

b

Proceed to Step 9.

5

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

6

Select the deployment mode Multisite.

7

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 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 (administrator@vsphere.local).

8

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

9

Click Install.

The additional vCenter Single Sign-On server is installed.

Repeat this procedure for each additional multisite node.