HOWTO: Replace a VMCA certificate via the GUI in vSphere 6.5 with PSC & VCSA

Prerequisites A VMCA SSL Certificate (such as root_signing_cert.cer) A RSA Private Key (such as root_signing_cert.key) Process Overview The high level steps are as followed: Log into the External Platform Services Controller. Replace the Root Certificate. Connect to the PSC Appliance. Renew the Machine SSL Certificate. Renew the Solution User Certificate. Connect to the VCSA Appliance. Renew…

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VCAP6-CMA Deploy – Objective 8.2: Configure vRealize Business Standard Costing and Reporting

Objective Overview Objective 8.2 – Configure vRealize Business Standard Costing and Reporting Knowledge: Configure cost drivers according to a deployment plan: Assign cost for operating system licensing Edit cost for server hardware, storage, and network Create a monthly cost for facilities and maintenance Configure CPU and memory utilization costs Configure Consumption Analysis: Edit consumer hierarchy Edit…

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VCAP6-CMA Deploy – Objective 7.1: Deploy and Manage a vRealize Application Services Appliance

Objective Overview Objective 7.1 – Deploy and Manage a vRealize Application Services Appliance Knowledge: Assign a user the necessary permissions to gain access to Application Services. Install and set up the Application Services virtual appliance. Configure Application Services to use a proxy. Register a cloud provider with Application Services. Map a Cloud Template to a…

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HOWTO: Deploy VMware vRealize Automation 6.x Application Services

This post is a part of a series of posts for preparation for the VCAP6-CMA Deploy exam.  For the full exam prep resources check here. In this post we are covering the deployment of vRealize Application Services. Prerequisite Steps A fully deployed vRealize Automation implementation. Overview Deploy VMware vRealize Application Services Appliance. Configure VMware vRealize…

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VCAP6-CMA Deploy – Objective 8.1: Deploy and Manage a vRealize Business Standard Appliance

Objective Overview Objective 8.1 – Deploy and Manage a vRealize Business Standard Appliance Deploy vRealize Business Standard appliance Integrate vRealize Business Standard with vRealize Automation: Add vRealize Automation Hostname Configure SSO Default Tenant Configure SSO Admin User Configure SSO Admin Password Set Time Sync Mode Create a Tenant in vRealize Automation that leverages vRealize Business…

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