Installing and Configuring Hazelcast IMDG Enterprise for VMware Tanzu

This topic describes how to install and configure Hazelcast IMDG Enterprise for VMware Tanzu.

Complete the following steps to download and install the Hazelcast IMDG Enterprise for VMware Tanzu tile on Ops Manager.

  1. Download the product file from VMware Tanzu Network.

  2. Navigate to the Ops Manager Installation Dashboard and click Import a Product to upload the product file.

  3. Click Add next to the uploaded Hazelcast IMDG Enterprise for VMware Tanzu tile in the Ops Manager Available Products view to add it to your staging area.

  4. Click the newly added Hazelcast IMDG Enterprise for VMware Tanzu tile.

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  5. Click Assign AZs and Networks. In the AZ and Network Assignments pane, do the following:

    1. Select the Network in which to deploy the Hazelcast Service Broker.
    2. Select the Service Network in which to create VMs for Hazelcast.
    3. Click Save. Az
  6. Click First On-demand plan. In the Hazelcast on-demand plan pane, do the following:

    1. Enter a Plan name.
    2. Enter a Plan description. For an example of how the plan name and description appear on the command line, see Step 1 in the Using Hazelcast IMDG Enterprise for VMware Tanzu topic.
  7. Specify the number of Hazelcast instances for this plan. This property defines the number of Hazelcast instances to be created. It can be overridden for each service instance when creating a service instance by using instanceCount parameter. See Step 2 in the Using Hazelcast IMDG Enterprise for VMware Tanzu topic for more information.

  8. Select a Hazelcast VM type. Choose a suitable VM type according to your data size and processing power requirements.

  9. If you are planning on using features like Hot Restart that require a persistent disk, select a Hazelcast Disk type. Otherwise, you can leave this option empty because Hazelcast, by default, does not require a persistent disk.

  10. Select a Management Center VM type.

  11. If you are planning on migrating Management Center between service instances and deployments that require a persistent disk, select a Management Center VM type. Otherwise, you can leave this option empty because Management Center, by default, does not require a persistent disk.

  12. Select the Hazelcast availability zone(s) in which to create VMs for this plan.

  13. Click Save. First plan

  14. If you want to modify the additional Hazelcast IMDG Enterprise for VMware Tanzu plans, repeat the step above to configure the second and third on-demand plans.

  15. Click Errands and ensure that both Register on-demand broker and Deregister on-demand broker are selected. These are necessary to create and destroy Hazelcast service instances. You can disable smoke-tests errand to decrease installation time. Errands

  16. Click Resource Config and review the IaaS resources used by the Hazelcast IMDG Enterprise for VMware Tanzu components. Do not modify these default settings. Resource config

  17. Return to the Ops Manager Installation Dashboard and click Apply Changes to complete the installation of Hazelcast IMDG Enterprise for VMware Tanzu.