Category: vCloud Automation Center

Jul 07

vRealize Automation 7 – Custom request form using XaaS

Have you ever wanted to simplify the catalog request form? Maybe your users don’t qualify to know how many CPUs or Memory are needed? Perhaps all you need is to have a custom request form using XaaS! Well today I’m here to help with a simple workflow that you can customize to make your own …

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Jun 13

vRealize Automation 7 – Custom Email Notifications with the Event Broker part Duex

  As promised from a few weeks ago I set out to solve the one hole I’ve found with the event broker in vRA 7. As you all know if you read vRealize Automation – Custom Email Notifications with the event broker there are lots of great ways deal with custom html notifications. The event broker …

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May 05

VMworld 2016 public voting is open, please vote for my sessions.

Well it’s that time again and I’m on a crusade to get back to the stage at VMworld. Thankfully we’re back in Vegas this year so I must say it’s going to be a great year. If you’ve ever been a participant in any of the sessions that I’ve been involved in you already know that …

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Apr 28

vRealize Automation 7 – Custom Email Notifications with the Event Broker

Are  you sick of the Event Broker yet? ME NEITHER!!! In this post we illustrate how to utilize the Event Broker to send custom html emails. Using vRealize Automation 7 to create Custom Email Notifications with the Event Broker your usability and customer satisfaction can improve! It’s well known that you can set up out of …

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Mar 14

New disk on a new SCSI adapter at request time

I promised in the last post that I would follow up with a section 2, well here it is! How to add a new disk on a new SCSI adapter at the time of request using vRealize Automation 7 and the new event broker, this is the post you’ve been looking for! You may recall from the …

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Mar 07

New Disk with a SCSI adapter

Last week I spent some time working on using vRO to populate a new Disk with a SCSI adapter. The request came in as any other typically does with a simple, hey is there any easy way to do this? I dug through what I thought would be a quick and simple set of workflows… …

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Mar 31

Getting more out of vRA

Well I’m sure you’ve been waiting and now it’s finally here a full deployment walkthrough of vRA 6.2.1 on April 8th. You will also notice that every two weeks we will be building on top of this initial session. Take a look below and register, can’t wait to see you there!

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Mar 02

Utilizing vCloud Air onDemand with vRA 6.2

One of the best things introduced at the end of 2014 with our friends in vCloud Air was the ability to be a true pay as you go option. Many customer calls I’ve been on have been focused around being able to finally use cloud bursting into vCA without incurring the on going cost of …

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Dec 17

Early Christmas Present for those who want to “Get more out of vRA”

HO, HO, HO, Merry Christmas or happy holidays if you prefer! In this wonderful time of year great things start to appear from companies like VMware. Needless to say the vRealize Suite had a huge day on Dec. 9th releasing a lot of great solutions that continue to get more tightly integrated.

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Nov 07

Enabling the developer self service with Jenkins and the Cloudclient

What is it that our developers are truly asking for from their IT? The DevOps monicker is getting more and more flooded by companies coining their “tools” around it. Ask any one person what they believe DevOps means and you will likely get a multitude of answers… Well the one thing that I continue to hear …

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