What’s New in vRealize Automation 8.1

As announced on march 10th by VMware a new strategy and expansion of portifolio has taken place. It's always important for us to keep fresh within new releases and mainly on company view and how they foreseen the acceleration within their products to market. Having said that, I won't tell about vSphere 7, Tanzu or … Continue reading What’s New in vRealize Automation 8.1

vRA 8 – Deploy Kubernetes Clusters & Access Them

vRA 8 – Deploy Kubernetes Clusters & Access Them

Hellooo! In my previous posts we've covered the following steps: vRA Enterprise PKS Integrations & vRA Kubernetes Zone Configuration Create K8s Blueprint & make it available in the Catalog Now it's time for Deploying K8s clusters using vRA 8 and accessing them later on. Deploy Kubernetes Cluster Log on to vRA 8 and go to Service … Continue reading vRA 8 – Deploy Kubernetes Clusters & Access Them

vRA 8 – Create a Kubernetes Blueprint with Custom Form

vRA 8 – Create a Kubernetes Blueprint with Custom Form

Helloooo! In my previous post we've created Kubernetes Zones and assigned Tags to the Deployment Plans in that Zone. Now we will create a basic Kubernetes Blueprint in vRA 8 by using Cloud Assembly. The steps we will cover are: Create K8s Blueprint (Cloud Assembly) Make K8s Blueprint visible in the Catalog (Service Broker) Add … Continue reading vRA 8 – Create a Kubernetes Blueprint with Custom Form

vRA 8 – How to integrate with PKS & unleash K8s magic!

vRA 8 – How to integrate with PKS & unleash K8s magic!

Helloooo! For some time now I wanted to deploy Kubernetes Clusters on my vSphere environment using vRealize Automation. So I installed Enterprise PKS 1.6 without NSX-T in my Lab. This post will cover how to setup vRA 8 with Enterprise PKS. Turns out, it's not difficult at all! Add PKS Integration Log on to vRA … Continue reading vRA 8 – How to integrate with PKS & unleash K8s magic!

vRA 8 – Error 402: Subscription Expired + LCMVRAVACONFIG590007 ‘Failed to get vRA License Key’

vRA 8 – Error 402: Subscription Expired + LCMVRAVACONFIG590007 ‘Failed to get vRA License Key’

When powering on my vRA 8 lab today I was greeted with the following message: vRA 8 licenses are managed via LCM. So I decided to update my license via LCM; however that attempt resulted in an LCM Error: LCMVRAVACONFIG590007 'Failed to get vRA License Key' The steps to fix it are: Remove & Add … Continue reading vRA 8 – Error 402: Subscription Expired + LCMVRAVACONFIG590007 ‘Failed to get vRA License Key’

vRealize Automation 8.1 – DevOps Capabilities

Have you seen the previous blog posts, where we show the vRealize Automation 8.1 and VMware Strategy (HERE) ?? This Blog is a continuation of our vRealize Automation 8.1 – General Enhancements series. Part 1 available here! vSphere with Kubernetes (aka Project Pacific) vSphere with Kubernetes will revolutionize how Kubernetes will be delivered to developers by making it a … Continue reading vRealize Automation 8.1 – DevOps Capabilities

vRealize Automation 8.1 – Multi-Cloud Management

Have you seen the previous blog posts, where we show the vRealize Automation 8.1 and VMware Strategy (HERE) ?? This Blog is a continuation of our vRealize Automation 8.1 – General Enhancements series. Part 1 available here! OVA as a Content Source Excellent new feature in vRealize Automation that highlights the Bitnami acquisition VMware made last year.>> Bitnami brings … Continue reading vRealize Automation 8.1 – Multi-Cloud Management

vRealize Automation 8.1 – Network Automation

Have you seen the previous blog posts, where we show the vRealize Automation 8.1 and VMware Strategy (HERE) ?? This Blog is a continuation of our vRealize Automation 8.1 – General Enhancements series. Part 1 available here! Day-2 Reconfiguration of Networks and Load Balancers Day-2 network reconfiguration >> Change the network associated with a VM NIC >> Update VM’s … Continue reading vRealize Automation 8.1 – Network Automation