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 static or dynamic address range

>> Rollback changes

Day-2 load balancer reconfiguration

>> Change additional properties of the load balancer

>> Move load balancers between networks

On-demand Security Groups

On-demand security groups supported for NSXv and NSX-T

>> Add security groups using the YAML blueprint

>> Assign firewall rules, ingress, egress, services, and ports

>> Assign security groups to each NIC

Security groups as a first class citizen

>> Add existing security groups using the YAML blueprint or through the network profile

>> Mix existing and on-demand security groups in a single deployment


A great new toolkit for developing a package that enables integration of a third-party IPAM provider with vRealize Automation and vRealize Automation Cloud.

>> The download package provides a sample implementation of a third party IPAM provider

>> Technical guidance explains how to build an IPAM integration that conforms to vRA’s expectations for a third-party IPAM provider.

>> Available soon on code.vmware.com

What is Next: vRealize Automation 8.1 – Multi-Cloud Management

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