vRealize Automation 8.x-Blueprint Development and Deployment

Today I am going to demonstrate the process to create and deploy blueprint in vRA 8.x. There are multiple steps to follow before your blueprint is ready to consume. vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly is a blueprint development and deployment service. Below are the steps we are going to perform to build our first blueprint and … Continue reading vRealize Automation 8.x-Blueprint Development and Deployment

Configure vRealize Orchestrator Client roles in vRealize Automation 8.x

  In this post we will discuss about vRealize Orchestrator service roles, what features of the embedded vRealize Orchestrator Client users can access. There are two types of service Roles. Administrator: Can access all vRealize Orchestrator Client features and content, including the content created by specific groups. Responsible for setting user roles, creating and deleting … Continue reading Configure vRealize Orchestrator Client roles in vRealize Automation 8.x

Configure GitLab integration in vRealize Automation 8.1 and Sync vRA Blueprint

vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly supports integration with GitLab and GitHub repositories so that you can manage blueprints and action scripts under source control. In the post I'll demonstrate steps to integrate GitLab and sync vRA Blueprints. Let's get started.. We must have an appropriate local Git repository configured with access to set up Git integration … Continue reading Configure GitLab integration in vRealize Automation 8.1 and Sync vRA Blueprint

vRealize Automation 8.1 – vRO for Multi Tenancy

The vRealize Orchestrator concept for vRA 8.1 has been changed completely. The default tenant will have the embedded vRO integrated OOTB and the embedded vRO does not create new tenants means any additional tenants will not have any pre-registered vRO integration. As you can see below master tenant has embedded-vRO but our tenant, Tenant1 has … Continue reading vRealize Automation 8.1 – vRO for Multi Tenancy

Deployment of vRealize Automation 8.1 – Integrate Directory Services

vRealize Automation allows you to integrate active directory & other directories for authentication & user access in vRA portals. In this post we will learn how to integrate your enterprise directory with VMware Identity Manager to sync users and groups to the VMware Identity Manager service. Starting from vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.0, you can … Continue reading Deployment of vRealize Automation 8.1 – Integrate Directory Services

Configure vRealize Orchestrator – Add a vCenter Server Instance

In the post I will demonstrate how to configure the vCenter plug-in within the vRealize Orchestrator client: So, let's get stared. Log in to vRealize Automation Orchestrator client as a user having the appropriate permissions to use the Orchestrator client. In the left pane Click on Library and Workflows. In the workflow library, search for … Continue reading Configure vRealize Orchestrator – Add a vCenter Server Instance

Deployment of vRealize Automation 8.1 – Launch QuickStart

With the release of vRA 8 VMware added a "Launch QuickStart" option to helps, the cloud administrator, set up on-premises vCentre Server so that we can provision resources using vRealize Automation, populate the self-service catalog, and deploy our first blueprint to vSphere instance. This makes the setup and consumption of vCenter into vRA much easier … Continue reading Deployment of vRealize Automation 8.1 – Launch QuickStart

How to install PowerCLI module through Powershell

To automate vSphere task PowerCLI can make any Administrator’s job much easier. Here I’ll go step by step how to install PowerCLI module on your client system to administer your vSphere without every time login to vCenter UI console. Install VMware PowerCLI Module on a system with Internet connection. Open Powershell as ‘run as administrator’Type … Continue reading How to install PowerCLI module through Powershell

vRealize Automation 7.4 to 7.6 Upgrade through vRSLCM

Recently I got a change to upgrade vRealize Automation from 7.4 to 7.6 through vRealize Lifecycle Manager 2.1. In this post I'll demonstrate steps to upgrade vRealize Automation 7.4 to 7.6. So, let's get started. There are few pre-requisites to keep in mind before upgrading the environment. Add product Binaries to vRealize Suit Lifecycle Manager. … Continue reading vRealize Automation 7.4 to 7.6 Upgrade through vRSLCM

vRealize Automation 7.6 Part 3: Tenant & Users Initial configuration

In the previous posts we did installation & configuration of vRealize Automation 7.6 Small & Medium (with HA). We also verified that installation was successful, and we were able to login to vRA console page. In this post we will configure initial tenant configuration and domain user integration in vRA. Log in to vRA console … Continue reading vRealize Automation 7.6 Part 3: Tenant & Users Initial configuration

vRealize Automation 7.6 Part 2 – Medium (HA) Deployment through LCM 2.1

In previous post we did small deployment of vRealize Automation through LCM 2.1, in this post we are going to deploy vRealize Automation Medium Deployment with HA & Load balancer. Hardware Specification: vRealize Automation Hardware Specifications and Capacity Maximums can be find here. System Requirements: A medium deployment must meet the appropriate system configuration requirements. … Continue reading vRealize Automation 7.6 Part 2 – Medium (HA) Deployment through LCM 2.1

vRealize Automation 7.6 Part 1 – Small Deployment through LCM 2.1

In this post I am going to install vRA 7.6 through vRLCM 2.1. What is vRealize Automation? VMware vRealize Automation is a modern infrastructure automation platform that enables self-service multicloud environments. With vRealize Automation, customers can increase agility, productivity and efficiency through self-service automation, by reducing the complexity of their IT environment, streamlining IT processes … Continue reading vRealize Automation 7.6 Part 1 – Small Deployment through LCM 2.1

How to reset the lost or forgotten root password in vRealize Life Cycle Manager

To reset the lost forgotten root password in vRLCM Server Appliance follow the steps below: Take a snapshot of the vRealize Life Cycle Manager appliance before proceeding.Reboot the vRLCM Server Appliance.After the vRLCM Photon OS starts, press e key to enter the GNU GRUB Edit Menu.Locate the line that begins with the word Linux.Append these … Continue reading How to reset the lost or forgotten root password in vRealize Life Cycle Manager

Installation & configuration of vRealize Life Cycle manager 2.1 – Part-2

In continuation of the previous post Part-1 we are going to do initial configuration of vLCM 2.1. Procedure: Use a supported Web browser (Chrome, IE or Mozilla FireFox) to connect to your vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager appliance by using the appliance's IP address or host name. https://IP address/vrlcm Enter the administrator user name. admin@localhost Enter … Continue reading Installation & configuration of vRealize Life Cycle manager 2.1 – Part-2

Installation & configuration of vRealize Life Cycle manager 2.1 – Part-1

Today I am going to deploy vRealize Life Cycle Manager 2.1, before we can start deployment there are few system requirement & per-requisite, system requirement can be find on vmware site. Prerequisite: Log in to the vSphere Client with an account that has permission to deploy OVF templates to the inventory.Download vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager … Continue reading Installation & configuration of vRealize Life Cycle manager 2.1 – Part-1