Author: @vra4u @JoseCavalheri

vRA 8 + Request VM via Rest API

vRA 8 + Request VM via Rest API

Few days ago a customer asked me "Jose, can we do request of virtual machines via rest API?". I said, yeah!!! but just for curiosity I asked why? For a customer that has vRA 8 self service portal, brand new and all the fancy icons, day 2 operations and a bunch of features? Why would … Continue reading vRA 8 + Request VM via Rest API

VMware Cloud Management Ideas Portal

VMware Cloud Management Ideas Portal

Sometimes we get to know or discover specific sites hidden here and there on web, intranet, blogs and so on. Few weeks back I discovered this one. https://vmware-symphony-services.ideas.aha.io/ Although, as I am not sure if it's opened for non VMware employees or partners, I found very interesting a place that you can submit new ideas … Continue reading VMware Cloud Management Ideas Portal

Log4j – How to patch VMware vRLSCM, vIDM, vRA 7.6-8.x (VMSA-2021-0028)

Log4j – How to patch VMware vRLSCM, vIDM, vRA 7.6-8.x (VMSA-2021-0028)

Hi! Over the past few days a critical vulnerability has been identified in the Apache Log4j module and lots of applications over the world are affected by this.  The latest information regarding VMware Products which have been affected by this vulnerability can be found here: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0028.html To make our readers life easier, hereby how to … Continue reading Log4j – How to patch VMware vRLSCM, vIDM, vRA 7.6-8.x (VMSA-2021-0028)

Log4j patch for vRealize Automation 7.6 and vRealize Orchestrator 7.6 (KB87121)

Log4j patch for vRealize Automation 7.6 and vRealize Orchestrator 7.6 (KB87121)

Hi! Over the past few days a critical vulnerability has been identified in the Apache Log4j module and lots of applications over the world are affected by this.  The latest information regarding VMware Products which have been affected by this vulnerability can be found here: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0028.html For VMware vRealize Lifecycle Manager 8.x - Please check on our … Continue reading Log4j patch for vRealize Automation 7.6 and vRealize Orchestrator 7.6 (KB87121)

Log4j patch for vRealize Automation 8.x and vRealize Orchestrator 8.x (KB87120)

Log4j patch for vRealize Automation 8.x and vRealize Orchestrator 8.x (KB87120)

Hi! Over the past few days a critical vulnerability has been identified in the Apache Log4j module and lots of applications over the world are affected by this.  The latest information regarding VMware Products which have been affected by this vulnerability can be found here: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0028.html For VMware vRealize Lifecycle Manager 8.x - Please check … Continue reading Log4j patch for vRealize Automation 8.x and vRealize Orchestrator 8.x (KB87120)

How to integrate vRealize Automation 8.6.1 with vRealize Operations Manager 8.6.0

How to integrate vRealize Automation 8.6.1 with vRealize Operations Manager 8.6.0

In my previous blog, you learned How to fix the bug during deployment of vROPS 8.6 via vRLSCM 8.6. As mentioned, the idea was to simply do vRealize Integration with vRealize Operations Manager to demonstrate basic functionalities that comes along with it. So, the initial step is having your vROPS deployment ready to receive the … Continue reading How to integrate vRealize Automation 8.6.1 with vRealize Operations Manager 8.6.0

LCMVSPHERECONFIG1000087 – vRSLCM Cannot Deploy vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS 8.6.0)

LCMVSPHERECONFIG1000087 – vRSLCM Cannot Deploy vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS 8.6.0)

I just had updated all my vRealize Automation platform to the newest and greatest vRealize Automation 8.61 and deciced to do couple of more tests within vRealize Operations Manager integration and insights tabs, such as virtual machines performance charts, charge back, costs, etc. Anyway, what we "IT's people" definitely doesn't like is a brand new … Continue reading LCMVSPHERECONFIG1000087 – vRSLCM Cannot Deploy vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS 8.6.0)

Export vRO Packages to Actions & Configuration Elements (*.js files) + Create your own Git Repository

Export vRO Packages to Actions & Configuration Elements (*.js files) + Create your own Git Repository

Hello everyone!!! Have you ever heard about Fling "VMware vRealize Build Tools", sometimes we also use different names such as #COE development tools, #vRO integration with VSCode, IaC for vRealize Suite or any other name that comes into mind. Yes! That's is indeed really nice the possibility to integrate your vRO 7x or vRO 8x … Continue reading Export vRO Packages to Actions & Configuration Elements (*.js files) + Create your own Git Repository

vRealize Automation 8.x within VCF (VMware Cloud Foundation)

vRealize Automation 8.x within VCF (VMware Cloud Foundation)

Some months back a company I am proud to work for asked 2 other colleagues to create a small series of lightboard session about VMware Cloud Foundation and all the product portfolio around it. Of course I had to speack about our lovely vRealize Automation 8.x and how this brings value to our end customers. … Continue reading vRealize Automation 8.x within VCF (VMware Cloud Foundation)

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