A system administrator installs at least one DEM Worker and one DEM Orchestrator. The installation procedure is the same for both roles.

Typically, you install one active and one passive DEM Orchestrator on each Manager Service machine. You can install DEM Orchestrators and DEM Workers on the same machine.

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Right-click the setup__vcac-va-hostname.domain.name@5480.exe setup file that you downloaded and select Run as administrator.

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Click Next.

3

Accept the license agreement and click Next.

4

Type the administrator credentials for the vCloud Automation Center Appliance on the Log In page and click Next.

The user name is root and the password is the password that you specified when you deployed the vCloud Automation Center Appliance.

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Click Next.

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Select Custom Install on the Installation Type page.

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Select Distributed Execution Managers.

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Accept the root install location or click Change and select an installation path.

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Click Next.

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Check prerequisites and click Next.

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Enter the log in credentials for the administrator account that is performing the installation.

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Click Next.

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Select the installation type from the DEM role drop-down menu.

Option

Description

Worker

The Worker executes workflows.

Orchestrator

The Orchestrator oversees DEM worker activities, including scheduling and preprocessing workflows, and monitors DEM worker online status.

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Enter a unique name that identifies this DEM in the DEM name text box.

If you plan to use the migration tool, this name must exactly match the name you used in your vCloud Automation Center 5.2.1 or 5.2.2 installation. The name cannot include spaces and cannot exceed 128 characters.

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(Optional) Enter a description of this instance in DEM description.

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Enter the host names and ports in the Manager Service Host name and Model Manager Web Service Host name text boxes.

Option

Description

If you are using a load balancer

Type the fully qualified domain names of the load balancers for the Manager Service and Model Manager Web Service. For example, manager-load-balancer.eng.mycompany.com:443 and web-load-balancer.eng.mycompany.com:443.

With no load balancer

Type the fully qualified domain names of the Manager Service and Model Manager Web Service. For example, manager-service.eng.mycompany.com:443 and model-manager.eng.mycompany.com:443.

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(Optional) Click Test to test the connections to the Manager Service and Model Manager Web Service.

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Click Add.

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Click Next.

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Click Install.

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When the installation finishes, deselect Guide me through the initial configuration and click Next.

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Click Finish.

Repeat this procedure to install additional DEM instances for redundancy and scalability.