Tag Archive: vRA

Aug 23

VMworld 2016 – Another speaking session added

Ah what a glorious week leading up to VMworld. I love the buzz and excitement as well as being a representative for some of the coolest tech in the world. Due to some of the work here I recently got asked to come in and speak with Bryan and Daniel who are doing some killer …

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Aug 17

vRealize Automation 7 – Agent Install Wizard for 7.0 thru 7.1

As Hannibal from the A-Team used to say, “I love it when a plan comes together!” Well thanks to the work over the past few months it’s all starting to come together. First I created the installer workflows that made it easy to build out a install wizard, then I updated the combination of prepare_vra_template.ps1 scripts to support …

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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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May 18

vRealize Automation 7 – Event Broker subscription installation workflows

Alright I’ll admit it, I’m totally a guy who got into automation because I am lazy! Ask my wife, ask my colleagues, I find the easiest way to do everything I can and if I don’t see direct value then I’m probably not participating. Just ask my friends at dailyhypervisor how frustrating I can be if …

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Mar 21

vRealize Orchestrator gotcha when configured with the configurationadmin

vRealize Orchestrator or vRO as I’ll call it through this post is clearly one of the most powerful features that are embedded into vRealize Automation and with our install wizard the ease of tying these two solutions together become even stronger. You may recall my post in the 6.x days and now all of that …

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Mar 16

vRealize Codestream back in vRealize Automation

vRealize Automation 7.0 was massive release for us and with the announcements coming out yesterday it grew even better with 7.0.1. If you had any experience with 6.2.* you will recall a great little solution included was vRealize Codestream. Then when you deployed vRealize Automation 7.0 you noticed it was gone. Well have no fear …

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Feb 09

Due to high demand, here’s the combined AAA deployment!

I think this may be the highest requested post I’ve had so far. After creating the Dynamic deployment of the App Authoring Agent (AAA for the rest of this post) on Linux using SSH, the demand for a windows, or more importantly combined solution was flooding my inbox.  

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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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Nov 03

vRealize Automation – known bug in 6.1 and 6.1.1

While following this blog you likely were looking to use the vCO extensibility that is included with the VRA (formerly vCAC) appliance. As it turns out there is an known bug in the 6.1 and 6.1.1 that will likely cause you some heart and head aches. I have had this occur in two environments now …

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