Puppet Plugin 2.0 for vRO agent install workflow gotcha

If you are trying to use the new Puppet Plugin 2.0 for vRealize Automation workflows and you get an error when deploying a blueprint it is most likely The agent packages needed to support your platform, for example: el-7-x86_64 are not present on your Puppet Master. The error in the Continue reading

Puppet vRO Plugin 1.0 to 2.0 upgrade gotcha

I have been working with the new Puppet Plugin in my lab and I found the new workflows failing as they were referencing modules in the old 1.0 plugin. The workflows throw an error like Cannot find function escapeShellArgument in object Module:com.puppet.o11n.plugin.puppet

vRA 7 Software Components for Linux Gotcha

So today I have been in the lab working on some new blueprints. I will share those later..sigh…now that they are working. My typical workflow when developing a new blueprint is to go through the installation on a fresh VM provisioned by vRA with the Application Services agent installed. Once Continue reading

vRB/ITBM standard installation gotcha

If you are getting an error registering vRB/ITBM on the following screen you may have special characters in your sso admin password. The sso admin is the administrator@vsphere.local account. Read on for the fix. See the following KB about SSO limitations on special characters Note: it does not specify the Continue reading

vRO Puppet Plugin Agent Install Gotcha

While playing around with the Puppet Plugin I was getting an error while running the install agent workflow. This was due to the fact I was trying to install an agent on an OS that is different than the Puppet master. You need to add additional classes to your puppet Continue reading

REPO 404 Error when clicking Infrastructure tab in vCAC 6.0.1

Opening the Infrastructure tab fails when the administrator is a member of several hundred groups When using Active Directory and SSO, an IaaS administrator who is a member of many groups might be unable to display the Infrastructure tab. Attempting to do so may yield one of the following errors: Continue reading