vRA7 to vRO Extensibility Magic Secrets Revealed Part 1

In this three part guide I will show you how to extend vRealize Automation 7 to use vRealize Orcestrator workflows as part of the provisioning process. This could be used for something as simple as running a script in the guest to more advanced use cases like talking to an Continue reading vRA7 to vRO Extensibility Magic Secrets Revealed Part 1

The vRA Software Components Ansible Integration

In this guide I will show you to use a Software Components Blueprint to integrate Ansible Playbooks. In this example I am using what I describe as Ansible Standalone. Meaning, there is no Ansible Server that is pusing the playbook to this server. I simply install ansible, pull the playbook Continue reading The vRA Software Components Ansible Integration

vRA/vCAC Chef Client Extension

This guide and supplied workflows will allow you to create a self service application portal using vRA/vCAC to provision VM’s and Opscode Chef to install and manage your applications. This guide and attached workflows were developed using hosted Chef but can easily be modified for open source chef. This guide Continue reading vRA/vCAC Chef Client Extension

Automate Log Insight logging of new Windows VM’s Provisioned from vRA

So you just implemented the vRealize Suite and you want to make sure any Windows VM you deploy get’s added to Log Insight right? Well look no further you came to the right place.Let’s get started but first make sure you have the following in place: vCAC 6.0, 6.1 or Continue reading Automate Log Insight logging of new Windows VM’s Provisioned from vRA