Add Hypervisor Options for Azure Stack HCI


When you configure a new hypervisor during the process of creating a replication group, you must provide vendor-specific information so that the Command Center can access the hypervisor.

Azure Stack HCI Options

  • Select vendor: Select Microsoft Hyper-V.

    Azure Stack HCI is a hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) cluster solution built on their Hyper-V technology. At this time, to add an Azure Stack HCI hypervisor to the Command Center, you must select Hyper-V as the vendor.

  • Hostname/IP address: Enter the fully qualified domain name or IP address for the hypervisor.

  • Hypervisor name: Enter a descriptive name for the hypervisor.

  • To provide access to the hypervisor, select one of the following:

    • Enter credentials: For Username and Password, type the user credentials to provide administrative access to the hypervisor.

    • Use saved credentials: For Credentials, select a credential from the list of those available.

      The credentials listed are applicable to this hypervisor.

      Note: To create a new credential (with Windows account type), to the right of Credentials, click Create new. Enter the name of the new credential and the user name and password to provide administrative access to the hypervisor.

  • Discover nodes: Click to display a list of discovered nodes, and then select the nodes to install the Virtual Server Agent on.

    For an Azure Stack HCI cluster, or to use Changed Block Tracking for Hyper-V 2012 R2, select all nodes in the Azure Stack HCI cluster.