Tag : 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.
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.
Written by Christopher Lewis on December 4, 2019 .
Introduction 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. I’ll be concentrating on the UI version of the installation as that is what most people who are new to the product will use. The process below mirrors that of the vRealize Automation 8 Installation Guide on the VMware Documentation site. Before using this guide, be sure to check there for the latest information on the installation process.
- Using the vRSLCM API to Deploy vRealize Automation SaltStack Config (Single Node)
- Using the Aria Automation API to configure a Cloud Account for VMware Cloud Director
- Using the vRSLCM API to Deploy vRealize Operations (Single Node)
- Using the vRSLCM API to Deploy vRealize Automation (Cluster Deployment)
- Using the vRSLCM API to Deploy vRealize Automation (Standard Deployment)