Category: vRA

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 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 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

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