In this guide I will show you how to install and get started with the vRealize Cloud Client command line tool.
This guide will show you how to quickly stand up a minimal installation of vRealize Automation 7.2 running in your environment. I will also show you how to create and publish your first blueprints so you can begin to evaluate and demonstrate the solution at your organization. vRA Minimal Deployment Continue reading Getting started with vRealize Automation 7.2 video guide
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 Enterprise 2016.4 or newer, or open source Puppet 4.6.2 or 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. See why here.
In this guide I will show you how to use the vRA 7 REST API to perform day 2 actions on a VM. This is common for users or developers that want to programmatically control the VM’s provisioned from vRealize Automation.
One of the new features in vRealize Automation 7.2 is an out of the box functionality to create a computer account in a specified OU prior to provisioning the VM. This is a common use case when you are also using Group Policy and/or SCCM as part of your Windows Continue reading How to configure Active Directory OU placement Policies in vRA 7.2
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 from vRA into attributes in vRO to tell vRO workflows Continue reading vRA7 to vRO Extensibility Magic Secrets Revealed Part 3