DR and Migration Shutdown and Startup

DR and Migration Shutdown and Startup #

Start/Stop/Status #

To start, restart, stop or see the status of each of the VMware Cloud Director Availability appliances, you need to establish an SSH session to the respective appliance and run the following command:

systemctl {start|restart|stop|status} <Service_System_Unit>

The different services and their system units can be found in the table below.

Service Name System Unit
VMware Cloud on AWS Data Engine Service h4dm
Replicator Service replicator
Manager Service manager
Cloud Service cloud
Tunnel Service tunnel
vSphere Replication Server hbrsrv
Lightweight Delta Protocol Service lwdproxy
PostgreSQL database server h4postgresql

Restart through the UI #

As part of the troubleshooting, you can restart all VMware Cloud Director Availability services in the appliance from the System health page.

Note: After restarting each service, wait a couple of minutes for the service to become operational and display its service management interface again.

Procedure #

  1. Log in to the management interface of each VMware Cloud Director Availability appliance.
    • In a Web browser, go to https://Appliance-IP-Address/ui/admin.
    • Select Appliance login or SSO login and enter the root or the single sign-on user credentials.
    • Click Login.
  2. Restart all of the appliance services.
    • In the left pane, click System Health.
    • In the System health page, click Restart service.
    • In the Restart service window, to confirm the restart operation click Restart.