VCAP6-CMA Deploy – Objective 4.4: Import existing workloads

NOTE: I’M IGNORING THE BLUEPRINT HERE AS THE CRITERIA DOESN’T MATCH THE OBJECTIVE.

Objective Overview

Objective 4.4: Import existing workloads

  • Set Global Properties according to a deployment plan
  • Locate log files for the appropriate user
  • Generate a log support bundle for all vRealize Automation components
  • View and export log data for further analysis
  • Configure database log file rollover

Objective Prerequisites

The following prerequisites are assumed for this Objective:

  • A fully deployed vRealize Automation Solution (simple or distributed)
  • A Blueprint is available to Import the VMs against.

Objective Breakdown

Manual Import

Navigate to the vRealize Automation Tenant Portal and Log in as the Fabric Administrator (or Business Group Manager) and then navigate to Infrastructure > Infrastructure Organizer

Click Next.

Check the checkbox of the target Compute Resource and click Next.

Note: You can edit to the Fabric group or add a Cost Profile.

Click Next.

Identify the machines to import, click Edit and assign them to a Business Group.

Click Next.

For each Virtual Machine, click Edit and then select a Blueprint from the Dropdown, select a Reservation from the drop down and finally assign an Owner and click Save.

Click Next.

Click Finish.

Navigate to Infrastructure > Machines > Managed Machines to confirm the VMs have been imported.

Bulk Machine Import

Navigate to the vRealize Automation Tenant Portal and Log in as the Fabric Administrator (or Business Group Manager) and then navigate to Infrastructure > Bulk Imports.

Click Generate CSV File.

Click OK.

Click OK.

Open and Update the CSV file with the correct information for Blueprint, Reservatons and Owner.

Click New Bulk Import.

Enter the title to complete the import under into the Name field, click browse and locate the amended CSV.

Click OK.

Navigate to Infrastructure > Machines > Managed Machines to confirm the VMs have been imported.

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