Adding the vCenter server to BMC Server Automation
The following sections provide instructions for adding a VMware vSphere environment to BMC Server Automation:
Before you begin
Ensure that your environment meets the following requirements.
The following list of VMware vCenter and vSphere supported versions applies to BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management 4.x and BMC Server Automation 8.5.x. But even though BMC does not automatically certify newer versions of vCenter and vSphere, BMC does support customers running these newer versions as long as backward-compatibility is guaranteed. For more information, review Component BMC product service pack and patch levels.
Access and privileges
To add the vCenter server to BMC Server Automation
Related BMC Communites videos
The following BMC Communities video series describes the changes required when you replace a VMware vCenter server. This video (Part 2) discusses how to update the associated cloud classes. Part 1 discusses BMC Server Automation configuration.
Changes Required When Replacing a vCenter Server (Part 1) (5:22): https://youtu.be/6JyHqDqdScI
Changes Required When Replacing a vCenter Server (Part 2) (4:43): https://youtu.be/XGMh3QSz2ys
Related BMC Communities blog entry
The following link provides supplemental information available from a blog entry in BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management Communities:
The Pulse: Configurations when switching to new vCenter server
This blog entry provides information to help you configure your existing BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management stack when you introduce a new vCenter server while keeping the naming convention, for Clusters and Data-stores the same.
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