vRA 7.x Start-up Servers Order

Mindwatering Incorporated

Author: Tripp W Black

Created: 09/16 at 01:43 PM

 

Category:
VMWare
VRo - VCAC

vRA/vRO Startup Order:
1. Start MS SQL

2. Disable Health Check all load balancers
- Leave pings enabled

3. Start all vRA appliance instance(s)
- Start at same time, and wait 15 minutes
- Verify services running

4. Start All IAAS Web Server node(s)
- Wait for start-up to finish
- Start-up secondary web nodes if existing

5. Start Manager Service node(s)
- Wait 2 to 5 minutes to start-up

6. Start DEM Orch, DEM Workers, and vRA Proxy Agents nodes
- Any order, no need to wait on another

7. Check all Load Balancers
- Check LBs working/routing
- Re-enable Health Check on the load balancers

Verify VAMI:
vraappliance.mydomain.com:5480/


Shutdown Order:
1. Stop DEM Orch, DEM Workers, and vRA Proxy Agents nodes
- Any order, no need to wait on another
- Wait for all to finish

2. Shutdown the Manager Service node(s)
- Wait to finish

3. Shutdown all secondary Web IAAS Server node(s)
- Wait to finish

4. Shutdown secondary vRA appliance(s)
- Wait to finish

5. Shutdown primary/master vRA appliance
- Wait to finish

6. Shutdown MS SQL service and VM
- Wait to finish






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