Have you every wanted to be sure that every part of vRA, vRO and vCenter were working and functioning properly? Oh, and before a user tells you that provisioning failed? While there are many resources available to monitor vRA services Continue reading How to install the vRA Everlasting Blueprint
The Puppet Plugin 2.0 for vRealize Automation is here so let’s put it to good use by integrating it with vRealize Automation Blueprints! Pre-Reqs: Puppet Plugin Installed and Configured. See my guide here A Puppet master server running Puppet Continue reading How to integrate vRealize Automation with the Puppet Plugin 2.0
In this guide I will show you how to install and configure the new Puppet Plugin version 2.0 for vRealize Automation! Update: I have discovered that you will need to remove the 1.0 Puppet Plugin prior to following this guide. Continue reading How to Install and Configure Puppet Plugin 2.0 for vRealize Automation
Let’s tie it all together now and test this integration. In Part 1 you learned about vRA 7 to vRO architecture and how we pass data. In Part 2 we created a workflow in vRO that will recieve custom properties Continue reading vRA7 to vRO Extensibility Magic Secrets Revealed Part 3
In Part 1 we went over the basic architecture of vRA to vRO extensibility, in this guide we will walk through a simple hello world example.
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 Continue reading How to integrate Windows DNS with vRA 7.x
As you may have noticed in vRealize Automation 7 the event broker is the new method of triggering vRealize Orchestrator workflows. Also the custom properties are now stored in the vRA appliance database so the old workflows I created to Continue reading How to integrate vRealize Automation 7 with Chef
So you have downlaoded and installed the vRealize Automation 7 Appliance and now you want to start to work on some vRealize Orchestrator workflows. While you could just use the Java Client, there is also an installabled version available for Continue reading Where is the installable vRO client on vRA 7 appliance?
VMware recently released the first plugin designed to automated Puppet Labs. The Plugin is avalaible as a downloadbale add on to vRealize Orchestrator. (Formerly vCenter Orchestrator). Let’s have a look at the capabilities of this new plugin provides. Download Here! Continue reading vRO Puppet Plugin Revealed