I am planning for implementation of SRM 5.1 in vShere 5.1 and have little doubt about authentication of all the components involved here, i have AD in the environment already.
We need authentication at multiple level
vCenter service, vCenter DB
SRM Service, SRM DB
I want to know what is the best practice for the authentication ?
Creating a single Service Account and use it for everything vCenter, DB, SRM, SSO etc.
or how to manage this part, I am looking for some best practice in this area, please help.
This comes down to how your are deploying your environment.
Here is what I have done in the past (and currently) with SSO, SRM, VCENTER accounts
Now the SRM gets a little trickier.
This model works well with Primary and Secondary Sites with a Diaster recovery Strategy. Along with different environments at those site such as Production, QA, Staging, Development and Corporate.
Boston Tech Guy
Thanks a lot for your help,
I still have some confusion.
I have two stack/sites Prod & DR having multiple clusters.
i am installing vCenter and SRM (with SRA) on 2 different servers. Should I create 2 AD Service Account (one for vCenter and one for SRM)
and same SA can be used for their respective DB access as well.
again the different SA on DR site in similar manner ?