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

How to integrate Windows DNS with vRA 7.x

This guide will show you how to setup vRealize Automation 7.x to automatically create a static host A record and a reverse look up pointer in your Windows based DNS. This is most often needed to be able to automate deployments of Linux machines as Linux does not play well Continue reading

How vCAC integrates with Service Now

I am often asked by customers how vCloud Automation Center integrates with Service Now. From an integration and workflow perspective, vCAC extends to ServiceNow just like any other ITIL or CMDB type systems. For example, a customer could have BMC Remedy, HP CMDB or even a home grow system and Continue reading

How to use custom properties in Approval portal and e-mail

vCAC is a powerful and extensible cloud solution. Many of the features of the product are available out of the box. Today I will show you some quick and easy customizations you can make to tailor the solution to your organizations requirements. A common request from customers is to require Continue reading