Deploying Ops Manager on GCP Manually
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This topic describes how to deploy Ops Manager on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
Before you deploy Ops Manager, see the preparation steps in Preparing to Deploy Ops Manager on GCP Manually.
After you complete this procedure, follow the instructions in Configuring BOSH Director on GCP Manually.
Log in to the VMware Tanzu Network, and click Ops Manager.
From the Releases dropdown, select the release to install.
Select one of the following download files:
- Ops Manager for GCP
- Ops Manager YAML for GCP
When you click the download link, your browser downloads or opens the
These documents provide the GCP location of the Ops Manager
.tar.gzinstallation file based on the geographic location of your installation.
Copy the filepath string of the Ops Manager image based on your deployment location.
Log in to the GCP console.
In the left navigation panel, click Compute Engine, and select Images.
Click Create Image.
Complete the following fields:
- Name: Enter a name. For example,
- Encryption: Leave Automatic (recommended) selected.
- Source: Choose Cloud Storage file.
- Cloud Storage file: Paste in the Google Cloud Storage filepath you copied from the PDF file in the previous step.
- Name: Enter a name. For example,
Click Create. The file might take a few minutes to import.
Select the checkbox for the image that you created above.
Click Create Instance.
In the Create an instance form, complete the following fields:
- Name: Enter a name that matches the naming conventions of your deployment.
- Zone: Choose a zone from the region in which you created your network.
- Machine type: Choose
Click Customize to manually configure the vCPU and memory. An Ops Manager VM instance requires the following minimum specifications:
Machine Spec Minimum Value CPU 2 vCPUs Memory 8 GB
Boot disk: Click Change, then perform the following steps:
- Click Custom images if it is not already selected.
- Select the Boot disk type. If your environment has high performance needs, select SSD. As an example, environments used to develop Ops Manager tiles might benefit from a higher performing Ops Manager VM boot disk. For most environments, you can select Standard.
Set the Size (GB) of the boot disk to the minimum or higher.
Machine Spec Minimum Value Boot disk 100 GB
Select the Ops Manager image you created in the previous step if it is not already selected.
Click Select to save.
Under Identity and API access, select the Service account you created when preparing your environment during the step Set up IAM Service Accounts.
Allow HTTP traffic: Leave this checkbox unselected.
Allow HTTPS traffic: Leave this checkbox unselected.
Networking: Select the Networking tab, and perform the following steps:
- Under Network interfaces, perform the following steps:
- Remove the
defaultnetwork interface if this interface still exists.
- Select the network you created when preparing your environment in the Create a GCP Network with Subnet section of the Preparing to Deploy Ops Manager on GCP Manually topic. For example,
- Under Subnetwork, select the
pcf-infrastructure-subnet-GCP-REGIONsubnet that you created when preparing your environment in the Create a GCP Network with Subnet section of the Preparing to Deploy Ops Manager on GCP Manually topic.
- For Primary internal IP, select Ephemeral (Custom). Enter an IP address (for example,
192.168.101.5) in the Custom ephemeral IP address field. Specify the next available internal IP address located within the reserved IP range that you configure later in BOSH Director. Do not use the Gateway IP, for example
- For External IP, select Create IP address. In the next form, enter a name for the static IP. For example,
om-public-ip. Click Reserve. In the External IP dropdown, select the static IP address you just reserved.
- For Network tags, enter
allow-https. These tags apply the firewall rules you created in Create Firewall Rules for the Network to the Ops Manager VM.
Click Create to deploy the new Ops Manager VM. This might take a few moments.
Navigate to your DNS provider, and create an entry that points a fully qualified domain name (FQDN)
pcf-opsmanstatic IP address of Ops Manager that you created in a previous step.
Note: In order to set up Ops Manager authentication correctly, VMware recommends using an FQDN to access Ops Manager. Using an ephemeral IP address to access Ops Manager can cause authentication errors upon subsequent access.
After you complete this procedure, follow the instructions in the Configuring BOSH Director on GCP Manually topic.
Later on, if you need to SSH into the Ops Manager VM to perform diagnostic troubleshooting, see SSH into Ops Manager.