Deploying Center server appliance 6.0 is totally different compared to vCenter Server appliance 5.5.
Let’s start our Step by Step process of deploying vCenter appliance 6.0
Once you download ISO image of vCenter Server appliance 6.0 from vmware page. We need to install VMware- ClientIntegrationPlugin to deploy (Path: ISOimage\VMwareVCSA\vcsa\VMware-ClientIntegrationPlugin)
Once Installation is completed we will proceed with next step
Run vcsa-setup file which is under ISOimage\VMwareVCSA. The installation process will start from browser.
You can perform installation and upgradation using same ISO image
Accept license agreement
Provide IP address or FQDN of vCenter/Host you want to deploy your vCenter appliance.
Proceed to trust SSL certificate
Provide details of your Appliance which you want to build
Select “Install vCenter Server with an Embedded Platform Services Controller”
Provide SSO details and proceed with Next
Select appliance size based on environment and proceed with Next
Select Datastore and proceed with Next
Configure Database and proceed, vCenter appliance only support embedded PostgresSQL database or External Oracle database. SQL server is not supported with vCenter appliance 6.0
Configure Network settings of vCenter Server appliance
Note: create DNS A and PTR records before proceeding with this information
Join Customer Experience Improvement Program (its your decision not a compulsion)
All the configurations are done. Recheck the configurations and start installation
Wait until installation is completed.
Once Installation is done You can connect to vCenter server using vami page https://fqdn or ipaddress:5480 and connect to vsphere-client to connect / manage ESXi Hosts using URL https://fqdn or ipaddress/vsphere-client
This is step by step process to configure vCenter Server appliance 6.0
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