Create an Agent for vSphere

 
 
 

To create a vSphere Agent, log in to the rCloud web application:

  1. Click the Agents tab.
  2. Use the Clients drop-down on the top right of the screen to select the client with which you are working.
  3. Click ADD CLOUD DR AGENT.

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  4. Select the Agent Type: vSphere and enter an Agent Name. Choose a meaningful name; it will be used to identify the agent in the rCloud service.

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  5. Complete Add agent details form as follows:

    • In the Bandwidth throttling section enter the low and high bandwidth period start times and limits in Kbps using 24 hour clock format.
    • In the ESX(i) host networking information section enter the ESX host's IP address (the agent will be deployed to this Host)
    • In the ESX(i) host administrative account section enter the ESX Hosts's root Username and Password.
    • In the Doyenz ESX agent VM networking information section enter static IP settings for the Agent to use on the client's local network.
    • If you don't have vCenter, don't want to use vCenter or are only protecting machines on a single host, click Use ESX Host Only (unmanaged).
    • If you use vCenter and want to protect machines on multiple vCenter managed hosts:
    • Click Use vCenter (managed).
    • Enter the IP address of your vCenter server in the IP address field.
    • Enter the login credentials of your vCenter server in the Username and Password fields, or click Copy from ESX(i) to transfer your ESX host.

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  6. The agent is created and is in an Unprovisioned state, available for download of the Agent software.

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