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
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 Enterprise. Meaning, there is no Ansible binary installed on the provisoned VM’s and there is no internet access required from the provisoned Continue reading vRA with Ansible Server and vRO integration
It’s that time again and this year we are back in Vegas party people! Help me get to VMworld again this year by voting for my speaking sessions. I had a blast last year and appreciate the huge support I received. This year the voting system is a little different Continue reading How to Vote for Ryan Kelly’s VMworld 2016 Sessions
In my last post I showed you how to create the developer friendly blueprint in vRealize 7. In this guide we will show how to invoke the REST API to make this request. Before we get into the details it helps to illustrate how each team wants to interact with Continue reading Requesting the VRA Developer Friendly Blueprint with curl
If you are here you should have already performed the steps in Part I Let’s test the agent to make sure it works
If you are reading this your most likely a vSphere shop and have a high amount of virtual servers in your data center. As you know, you can quickly right click and spin up a new VM. However, the challenge is getting all of the infrastructure and integrations in place Continue reading vRealize Automation or OpenStack or both?
It’s 2015 folks and let’s face it, everyone has a mobile device with e-mail. No one wants to have to login to a web portal to approve your request. That’s why I am here to show you how to configure vRA so you can approve requests from your e-mail.
If you have recently update to vRA 6.2.1 or better 6.2.2 you may have noticed the VMware remote console is now back and accessible. When you go to open the link in your browser you may get an error like the following: