[vRA8] vRealize Automation 8.0 Installation

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...

[vRA] Change Owner between Business Groups

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...