How to Upgrade vRA 8.0 to vRA 8.1 – Overview

Helloooo! vRealize Automation 8.1 has been released on 14/04/2020. This release gives us some new features! Make sure to check out the release notes here. We will be using vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) to upgrade our environment. In my Lab environment I run the following: vRealize Automation 8.0.1.7355 (15294185) VIDM 3.3.1  vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager … Continue reading How to Upgrade vRA 8.0 to vRA 8.1 – Overview

vRA 8.1 – Quick Tip – API Authentication

Hello! In this short blog post we will cover how to authenticate with the vRA 8.1 API. For vRA 8.1 the steps to get your Bearer Token are twofold: First you need to retrieve your Refresh Token With that Refresh Token you can get your Bearer Token This is apparently due to a 'missing internal … Continue reading vRA 8.1 – Quick Tip – API Authentication

vRealize Automation Cloud – Cloud Assembly – Create a New Image Mapping

Once you have seen my previous blog <here> and all the pre-requisites are in place; it’s time to getting started with vRealize Automation Cloud. Pre-Requisite for this blog step: Configuring a New Project Creating a New Image Mapping The name "Image Mapping" is exactly what it means, it's the fact where you can map a single Name into … Continue reading vRealize Automation Cloud – Cloud Assembly – Create a New Image Mapping

vRealize Automation Cloud – Cloud Assembly – Configuring a New Project

Once you have seen my previous blog <here> and all the pre-requisites are in place; it’s time to getting started with vRealize Automation Cloud. Pre-Requisite for this blog step: Setup a new Cloud Account Setup a New Project in Cloud Assembly As you can see, Projects is what define the utilization/linking into almost everything within vRealize Automation Cloud, … Continue reading vRealize Automation Cloud – Cloud Assembly – Configuring a New Project

vRealize Automation Cloud – Cloud Assembly – Setup a new Cloud Account

Once you have seen my previous blog <here> and all the pre-requisites are in place; it’s time to getting started with vRealize Automation Cloud. Pre-Requisite for this blog step: Setup a new Cloud Proxy Setup a new Cloud Account Cloud accounts within Cloud Assembly can be seen as "hosting platforms". All of them basically follow the same theory, … Continue reading vRealize Automation Cloud – Cloud Assembly – Setup a new Cloud Account

vRealize Automation Cloud – Cloud Assembly – Setup a new Cloud Proxy

Once you have seen my previous blog <here> and all the pre-requisites are in place; it's time to getting started with vRealize Automation Cloud. Logon Page Once you get able to access the Cloud Services, you will get access two services, which I will refer to you as easy explanation as: VMware Cloud Assembly: You … Continue reading vRealize Automation Cloud – Cloud Assembly – Setup a new Cloud Proxy

How to upgrade VIDM to 3.3.2 using vRSLCM

Helloooo! If you are following the series: we have just upgraded our vRSLCM Appliance to 8.1 and are now ready to upgrade our VIDM to 3.3.2. Upgrading VIDM to version 3.3.2 using vRSLCM only took 16 min.! Make sure vRSLCM Appliance is already on version 8.1! Prerequisites I encountered the issues below during my upgrade … Continue reading How to upgrade VIDM to 3.3.2 using vRSLCM

How to Upgrade vRealize Automation 8.1 using vRSLCM

Helloooo! If you are following the series: we have just upgraded our vRSLCM Appliance to 8.1 and upgraded VIDM to 3.3.2 using vRSLCM 8.1. Now we can continue the next step and upgrade vRA 8 to vRA 8.1 using vRSLCM! I'm running vRealize Automation Version 8.0.1.7355 (15294185) with the Hotfix for Expiration of Root Accounts … Continue reading How to Upgrade vRealize Automation 8.1 using vRSLCM

Upgrade to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.1

Hellooo!! Upgrading vRSLCM is very simple & intuitive. Let's get started! Log on to your vRSLCM Appliance and go to 'Settings' - 'System Upgrade': Once in System Upgrade, click the 'Check for Upgrade' button. You will be informed that an Upgrade is available as shown below : Make sure to create a snapshot first of … Continue reading Upgrade to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.1