What’s new in vRealize Automation 7.1

Today, VMware released the latest version of vRealize Automation 7.1. Here are some of the highlights I found to be really great improvements, also some of the new features in beta. Download vRealize Automation 7.1 here Documentation for vRealize Automation 7.1 here GA features: Improved Views – You can now Continue reading

vRA7 Software Agent Gotcha for CentOS7 or RHEL7

I recently discovered an issue while using the Software Components feature of vRA7 on a CENTOS7 template. All was working fine before I performed a YUM update. You can see from the screenshot below that the VM provisions but the Software Component does not deploy. After the YUM Update on Continue reading

How to integrate vROPS 6 badges in vRA 6.2

One of the new features of vRealize Automation is the ability to pull metrics from vRealize Operations. These metrics can be used to display the health bages ov VM’s in the vRA portal as well as povide information on what VM’s you may want to send a reclamation request for. Continue reading

How to tag EC2 instances provisioned from vCAC (vRA)

A common request we get from customers is the ability to add tags to instances that are provisioned to Ec2 from vCAC. Customers tag the instances for various reasons for example reporting, billing, building app relationships. This guide will walk you through the installation and configuration to extend vCAC now Continue reading