Do you want to provide a drop down list for the properties of your Software Components in the request form but can’t figure out how? Well you are in the right place, I will show you a trick I learned to provide this functionality in vRA 7.
New in vRealize Automation 7 is the ability to create software installation components as part of the new converged blueprint design canvas. If you have been following VMware for some time this is actually a lot of the same code that once was Application Director and then Application services. In Continue reading vRealize Automation 7 Application Authoring DeepDive
The application services (formerly APPD) appliance has it’s own local database. Behind the scenes it is running a vPostgres database to store information about application blueprints and services.Over time the database tables can become fragmented and impact performance. Always snapshot or backup your appliance before attempting this procedure. NOTE: This Continue reading How to reindex the AppService aka APPD Appliance Database
So you have vCAC and Application Director installed. You are at the point that you want to request a new app from the Catalog and instead of the request box you are presented with a blank White screen. Well, let’s get that fixed so you can enjoy the power of Continue reading White Screen on New AppD Request?
The Problem: When deploying an Application director 6 blueprint to a Windows based VM, the deployment is stuck in deploy phase and in vCAC the status is stuck in customize OS. In the APPD logs you get the error that appd.properties is not found. This is a result of Continue reading APPD 6 with Windows Template gotcha
A great resource for creating Application Director Blueprints.
What’s New? Provision and Update Life Cycle Support on vSphere Deploy Linux and Windows-based applications on vSphere by leveraging vCloud Automation Center as the Cloud Abstraction Layer Scale existing deployed applications on the vSphere infrastructure Update the code and configuration of existing deployed applications on the vSphere infrastructure Windows Update Continue reading VMware vFabric Application Director 5.2 is GA