How to Upgrade vRA 8.0 to vRA 8.1 – Overview

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

How to install Nexus Repository OSS on CentOS 7

How to install Nexus Repository OSS on CentOS 7

Hi! Today I wanted to share some simple installation steps on installing Nexus Repository OSS on CentOS 7. Nexus Repository OSS is a free, open source artifact repository with universal format support provided by Sonatype. More information can be found here. Goal In my case I want to configure a Proxy Repository for Docker Container … Continue reading How to install Nexus Repository OSS on CentOS 7

VIDM 3.3.x – Quick Tip – Lost your vApp Properties on your VIDM VMs?

VIDM 3.3.x – Quick Tip – Lost your vApp Properties on your VIDM VMs?

Hellooo! The other day I was upgrading VIDM (now called Workspace One Access) from 3.3.2 (SLES based) to VIDM 3.3.4 (Photon OS Based) and during the upgrade all my VIDM appliances lost their IP Configuration / Network Settings. I was performing this upgrade as part of the vRealize Automation 8.1 Upgrade to vRealize Automation 8.4. … Continue reading VIDM 3.3.x – Quick Tip – Lost your vApp Properties on your VIDM VMs?

vRA 8.x – Quick Tip – How to access embedded PostgreSQL DB

vRA 8.x – Quick Tip – How to access embedded PostgreSQL DB

Hi! Here is another one in our Quick Tip series: accessing the Embedded PostgreSQL Database in vRealize Automation 8.x. SSH to your vRA appliance as rootOnce logged in, run the following command vracli dev psql <db-name>Examples:vracli dev psql catalog-dbvracli dev psql vco-dbThis will automatically log you in as the postgres user I the pod hosting the specified … Continue reading vRA 8.x – Quick Tip – How to access embedded PostgreSQL DB

vRA 8.1 P3 – LCMVRAVACONFIG590003 – Cluster Initialization failed on vRA

vRA 8.1 P3 – LCMVRAVACONFIG590003 – Cluster Initialization failed on vRA

Helloooo! The other day I was scaling out a VIDM cluster for a customer. After the scale out I re-registered it back with the vRA 8.1 instance that the customer was running. At the time the latest patch (Patch 3) was installed and vRA 8 was running in clustered HA mode. PROBLEM The step 'Initialize … Continue reading vRA 8.1 P3 – LCMVRAVACONFIG590003 – Cluster Initialization failed on vRA

vRA 8.1/2 – Custom Resources

vRA 8.1/2 – Custom Resources

Hi, Welcome to our blog!In this post I'm going to cover all the secrets of Custom Resources in vRA & vRO 8. I've created 2 videos where you can find all the details: What are Custom Resources? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OV-OMn1ufp8&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=vRA4U-vRA%26vRO How to create Custom Resources / Demo? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0KOB6TKY20&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=vRA4U-vRA%26vRO Hope they can be of help for you! If … Continue reading vRA 8.1/2 – Custom Resources

vRO 8 – Action execution with id: -id- was not found

vRO 8 – Action execution with id: -id- was not found

Helloooo! Recently I was playing around with vRA 8.1 Multi-Tenancy and came across the following error message when running an Action on my Embedded vRO Instance from a given vRA Tenant: Symptoms? I created multiple tenants and integrated them with my Embedded vRO environment. When accessing vRO from the Master / Default Tenant, everything works … Continue reading vRO 8 – Action execution with id: -id- was not found

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

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

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

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