Category : vRealize Automation

Written by Christopher Lewis on November 4, 2020

In this post, which is one in a series of posts, we will walk through how to configure the integration for the embedded (shared) vRealize Orchestrator into the additional customer tenants.

vRealize Automation 8

Written by Christopher Lewis on November 3, 2020

In this post, which is one in a series of posts, we will review some of the different options for vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) multi-tenancy within a vRealize Automation (vRA) 8.x multi-organization tenancy environment

vRealize Automation 8 vRealize Orchestrator 8

Written by Christopher Lewis on October 2, 2020

In this post, which is one in a series of posts, we will tackle the configuration of new Tenant Adminsistrators within vRA 8.1 multi-organization tenancy environment.

vRealize Automation 8

Written by Christopher Lewis on October 1, 2020

In this series of posts, we will be taking a look at how to configure a Multi-Organization Tenancy (aka Multi-Tenancy) in vRealize Automation (vRA) 8.1. In this post, I will tackle the management of User Directories in a vRA 8.1 Multi-Organizational Tenancy deployment. Specifically, we will look at: Migrating a User Directory from the Provider Tenant into the Customer Tenant. Adding a new User Directory to the Customer Tenant using VMware Identity Manager.

vRealize Automation 8

Written by Christopher Lewis on May 2, 2020

Introduction In this series of posts, we will be taking a look at how to configure a Multi-Organization Tenancy (aka Multi-Tenancy) in vRealize Automation (vRA) 8.1. Scenario/Background For this series, we will assume that vRealize Automation 8.1 has been deployed and is working. What we need to do is create three new Organizations/Tenants, one for MedTech, one for FinTech and one for SciTech. We will lay the ground work for all three tenants, but will only work throught the creation of the first tenant MedTech.

vRealize Automation 8

Written by Christopher Lewis on April 17, 2020

Introduction In this series of posts, we will be taking a look at how to configure a Multi-Organization Tenancy (aka Multi-Tenancy) in vRealize Automation (vRA) 8.1. In this post, I will tackle the final two steps in configuring vRA 8.1 Multi-Organization tenancy. That is, applying the SAN SSL Certificate for vRA created in Part 2 and then finally creating a new Organization/Tenant! For more information on the rest of the posts in this series, click here.

vRealize Automation 8

Written by Christopher Lewis on April 16, 2020

Introduction In this series of posts, we will be taking a look at how to configure a Multi-Organization Tenancy (aka Multi-Tenancy) in vRealize Automation (vRA) 8.1. In this post, now that all the prerequisites are complete, we will “finally” start to configure vRealize Automation 8.1 to support Multi-Organization Tenancy. All the Multi-Organization Tenancy configuration is completed through VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM). I will cover how to upload the SSL Certificates created in the previous post into vRSLCM, then I will cover how to apply the new Workspace ONE Access SSL certificate to the WOA deployment for vRA 8.

vRealize Automation 8

Written by Christopher Lewis on April 15, 2020

Introduction In this series of posts, we will be taking a look at how to configure a Multi-Organization Tenancy (aka Multi-Tenancy) in vRealize Automation (vRA) 8.1. In this post, we will be looking at how to meet the SSL Certitifcate requirements for configuring vRA 8.1 Multi-Organisation Tenancy. I will cover how many SSL certificates are required, then I will cover which SSL Certificates are required, then I will cover how those can be created easily using vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.

vRealize Automation 8

Written by Christopher Lewis on April 14, 2020

Introduction In this series of posts, we will be taking a look at how to configure a Multi-Organization Tenancy (aka Multi-Tenancy) in vRealize Automation (vRA) 8.1. In this post, we will be looking at the additional DNS requirements for configuring vRA 8.1 Multi-Organisation Tenancy. We will cover which DNS Records are required and then cover how those can be created easily using PowerShell. For more information on the rest of the posts in this series, click here.

vRealize Automation 8

Written by Christopher Lewis on April 8, 2020

I tend to rebuild my vRealize Automation (vRA) labs ALOT. I am currently lucky and have two environments, my vRA 8 homelab and my vRA Cloud org. I wanted a way to provide a consistent configuration to both environments. I had two options open in front of me: Use native REST API Use the Terraform Provider for vRA 8/Cloud As vRA 8 / Cloud is an API first platform, I could have definitely used the native API to complete the configuration I am looking to do.

vRealize Automation 8 vRealize Automation Cloud Terraform

Written by Christopher Lewis on December 12, 2019

Purpose One of the recurring themes I hear when talking to people in the community but also when talking to customers there is a perception that vRealize Automation 8.0 does not have an Anything as a Service (XaaS) capability. This is not true and hopefully the following article will paint a clearer picture of what vRealize Automation 8.0 can actually do in this space. Background What is vRealize Automation 8.

vRealize Automation 8 vRealize Automation Cloud

Written by Christopher Lewis on December 4, 2019

In this post we’ll be looking at how we can deploy vRealize Automation 8.0 using the new Easy Installer that ships with the product.

HOWTO vRealize Automation 8