vRealize Operations Manager

How to Configure vROPS High Availability

vRealize Operations Manager provides an feature of High Availability so that you don’t have to worry when your one of the cluster node is down. HA creates a replica for the vRealize Operations Manager master node and protects the analytics cluster against the loss of a node. In this post we will see on How to configure High Availability in vRealize Operations Manager.

When any issue occurs with the master node, failover to the replica node is automatic and requires only two to three minutes of vRealize Operations Manager downtime. In case of High Availability replica node becomes the master node, and the cluster runs in degraded mode.

With HA, data stored on the master node is always 100% backed up on the replica node. To enable HA, you must have at least one data node deployed, in addition to the master node.

Check Below Post for Adding Additional Node in vROPS Cluster:

How to Add New Node in vROPS Cluster.

So Let’s see How to configure High Availability for vRealize Operations Manager Step by Step.

Step 1:
To configure High Availability we have to access the Admin Console of vRealize Operations Manager.

To access admin interface go to the URL:
http://hostname or IP/admin

http://vrops.masteringvmware.com/admin

Login using your Admin credentials.

vROPS High Availability

Step 2:
This Option will only available when you have one or more data node is added into existing vROPS Cluster.
Here you can see High Availability is Disabled.
Click Enable to configure High Availability.

vROPS High Availability

Step 3:
You will get the High Availability wizard.
Select the Node on which you want to configure as Replica to the Master Node.
Check the Box “Enable High Availability for this cluster.”
Click OK to save.

vROPS High Availability

Step 4:
You will be prompted for the confirmation.
It will take 20 minutes to configure High Availability, It may change depends on your Environment. Access of vROPS will not be available for that time.
Click Yes to start.

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Now you will see that Cluster is going offline and you will not be able to access vRealize Operations Manager.
You can view the status once the cluster is coming up.

vROPS High Availability

Once the High Availability is configure after few minutes you can see that High Availability is Enabled.
Your Cluster is also online now.

vROPS High Availability

Using this way you can easily configure High Availability for vRealize Operations Manager. High Availability is recommended to configure so that you don’t loose your data in case of Master Node is down.

Checkout our vRealize Operations Manager Deep Dive for more posts :

vRealize Operations Manager Deep Dive

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Mayur Parmar

Hi I am Mayur Parmar. Independent Author & Founder of Mastering VMware. I am working in IT industry for more than 4 Years with knowledge of VMware , Microsoft Server's, Linux Server's.

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