Updating the embedded vRealize Orchestrator 7.3 Certificate

This is the fourth in a series of posts covering the replacement of vRealize Automation SSL Certificates.  In this post, we will tackle steps required to update the embedded vRealize Orchestrator certificate following the replacement of the vRealize Automation Appliance certificate. This post is based on the VMware procedure and this is documented within the VMware Documentation…

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Replacing the vRealize Automation 7.3 IaaS Manager Service Certificate

This is the third in a series of posts covering the replacement of vRealize Automation SSL Certificates.  In this post, we will tackle replacing the vRealize Automation IaaS Manager Service Certificate. This post is based on the VMware procedure and this is documented here. Prerequisites The following are expected prerequisites for this walkthrough: A fully deployed and working…

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Replacing the vRealize Automation 7.3 IaaS Web Certificate

This is the second post in a series of posts covering the replacement of vRealize Automation SSL Certificates.  In this post, we will tackle replacing the vRealize Automation IaaS Web Server Certificate. This post is based on the VMware procedure and this is documented here. Prerequisites The following are expected prerequisites for this walkthrough: A fully deployed…

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Replacing the vRealize Automation 7.3 Appliance Certificate

This is the first in a series of posts covering the replacement of vRealize Automation SSL Certificates.  For the purpose of these posts, I have deployed vRealize Automation 7.3 environment with self signed certificates. This means that when you navigate to https://vra7.fqdn/vcac, the site is not secure nor trusted.  Therefore, you will be presented with something…

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Achievement Unlocked: VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – Cloud Management & Automation – Deployment

Today marks the end of another certification journey.  After taking the exam Wednesday afternoon,  I received notification this morning that I passed the 3V0-633 VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – Cloud Management and Automation – Deploy Exam. Note: I am still waiting for Cert Manager to be updated but that should happen in the next…

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VCAP6-CMA Deploy – Objective 5.3: Create/Modify/Execute a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow

Objective Overview Objective 5.3 – Create/Modify/Execute a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow Create/modify/troubleshoot actions Create/modify/execute vRO workflows Install/launch/use the vRO client Configure variable binding in a vRO workflow Perform logging from a vRO workflow Add schema elements to a vRO workflow Run workflow(s) in the vRO HTTP-REST plug-in to invoke a REST operation Modify a workflow to…

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PRO TIP: Configuring MSDTC for VMware vRealize Automation

One of the many prerequisites of the VMware vRealize Automation Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) components (including Microsoft SQL Server) is the installation and configuration of Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MS DTC). Not installing and configuring MS DTC correctly can be the the bane of someone trying to install VMware vRealize Automation. ProTip 1 – Uninstall…

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