Yesterday VMware vRealize Automation 8.0 became available for download. In this article i will cover the installation process of vRA8 and in next ones i will cover configuration and some more tips and tricks. vRealize Automation architecture is very different from the previous versions. Finally, we got rid of Windows IaaS servers and everything is now containerized. See the architecture below: For deploying vRA8 you need to have LifeCycle Manager and also Identity Manager as they are now external services. But if you download the ISO image from my.vmware.com you will get the “easy installer” which includes all of those...
Hi Guys, Finally I got some time to write a blogpost. I’ve got a very interesting request from the customer: ”Is it possible to change owners of vRA VMs between people in different business groups?”. Of course answer was “YES! We can do everything with vRO” and I was 100% sure that someone came across this question previously. But couldn’t find any blog post about it (or may be I was not enough patient to find it) and decided to make my own workflow. We already have built in change owner resource action for deployments. BUT it works only...
Happy New Year everyone, I am back with some cool unattended script for installation of vCloud director which you can just copy paste to your environment, run it. Wait abit. and you got your running vCD 9.5. (more…)
Hello everyone, I’ve didn’t write any posts for a really long time. This short article will be about vRO workflow used for 2nd-day actions in vRA to limit IOPS on disks. (more…)
Hello everyone, Today I was adding a Powershell host in my lab and ran into the error which I was able to resolve pretty quickly. (more…)
Good Morning! I’ve already used CentOS as my main OS on the laptop for quite a while. And today I’ve needed to run some powershell commands straight away from my laptop without any jump servers. As Microsoft had started their way towards opensource it is possible to install on Linux machines now. (more…)
Hello! Lately, I was thinking about what if we need to migrate our VMs somewhere or just from vRealize Automation. To do this with one VM you can just simply login to CloudClient and run forceunregister command. But I want to make bulk removal and they should be based on tenant names and prefixes of the VMs. Let’s Begin! (more…)
Hello, I’m planning to start one more series about cloud solution from VMware it is vCloud Director. In this article, we will run through the process of upgrading vCloud Director 8.20 to 9.1. (more…)
Hello, It is a continuation of the series Deployment of vRA from scratch. Since the last post from that series, VMware released vRA version 7.4. which is actually now used in my lab environment. (more…)
Hi, Today we will integrate Infoblox IPAM with vRealize Automation. (more…)