VCF On VxRAIL 3.9 – Deploying vRealize Suite (Part2 – vROPs)

VMware VCF Version: 3.9.0

Part 1: VCF On VxRAIL – Deploying vRealize Suite (Part1 – vRSLCM)

In Part2 of this series we detail how to deploy vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) leveraging VMware VCF SDDC Manager.

Note: ensure ‘My VMware’ creds are entered successfully in the SDDC Manager repository settings and the list of available products are being displayed in the SDDC Manager repository.

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Before we can deploy vROPs we first need to download the the vROps product Binary. From within the SDDC Manager console click Repository->Bundles and download the VMware Software Install Bundle – vRealize Operations Manager 7.5.0-13165949:

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Add a valid license key for vROps:vcfvropsdeploy1

Ensure vRSLCM is active in SDDC Manager:vcfvropsdeploy3

To begin the deployment of vROps navigate to Administration->vRealize Suite->vRealize Operations and click DEPLOY:

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Before proceeding with the deployment of vROps there are few pre-reqs that need to be met:

  • vROps License Key as detailed previously
  • Dedicated vRealize VLAN is configured as per vRSLCM deployment
  • IP subnet & Gateway
  • DNS entry, FQDN & IP Addresses for vROps nodes and NSX Edge LB

Once you have validated that the required pre-reqs are met using tools such as nslookup to check forward/reverse DNS records and confirming the presence of the vRealize VLAN on the network switch which is routable to the management network, then click BEGIN:

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Entering the required deployment details:

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Monitoring progress of the vROps deployment from the associated consoles:

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On successful completion of the vROps deployment task it is now possible to log into vROps console via SDDC Manager, navigate to Administration->vRealize Suite->vRealize Operations and click the lick vRealize Operations:

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Example vROps Online Sizing Exercise:

https://vropssizer.vmware.com/sizing-wizard/choose-installation

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