Category: vRA

vRA 7.5/7.6 – Change / Set Deployment Name during Provisioning with EBS & vRO

The Problem Since vRA 7.5 we have the option to change the Name & Description of our Deployment via the UI as shown below: But what if we would like to Change a Deployment's Name programatically? What if we would like to set it during provisioning to match our VM's Name for example? Can we … Continue reading vRA 7.5/7.6 – Change / Set Deployment Name during Provisioning with EBS & vRO

Evolving vRealize Automation 8 and VMware Cloud – Detailed Information (Part 1)

VMworld Barcelona 2019 - Evolving vRealize Automation [HBO1323BE] Brief Description: VMware vRealize Automation has been the gold standard in private cloud automation for quite some time. However, like all things, it's time to grow. Join this deep dive to learn how vRealize Automation is evolving into vRealize Automation Cloud and vRealize Automation .Next. Expect live … Continue reading Evolving vRealize Automation 8 and VMware Cloud – Detailed Information (Part 1)

Home Lab on a budget: 32 cores – 96 GB RAM – 2 TB SSD = 661 euro

After a couple of busy months and a long holiday, I want to share with you a little project that I was working on: A very own Home Lab! I want to be able to play around with new VMware products, test out different use cases and scenarios in my own separate environment and mess … Continue reading Home Lab on a budget: 32 cores – 96 GB RAM – 2 TB SSD = 661 euro

How to Deploy vRA 8.0 (Simple Deployment)

I am sure you are curious like me to see how the new method of deployment for vRA 8.0 is being done. vRA 8.0 has just being GA a day ago, but still a lot of people trying to get hands in the download files and of course start to play with it. Where you … Continue reading How to Deploy vRA 8.0 (Simple Deployment)

vRA – Certificate chain is not valid

Today I needed to import a new vRA certificate because the Root Chain was missing from it and some browsers showed the SSL Security Warning message when accessing the vRA environment. What was supposed to be a simple task turned out to be a more challenging one as we were greeted with the following message: … Continue reading vRA – Certificate chain is not valid

vRA – Quick Tip – How to access embedded PostgreSQL DB

Helloooo! Today I would like to share a quick tip with you on how to access the embedded vRA PostgreSQL database on your vRA appliances: SSH to your vRA appliance as root Once logged in, switch to the postgres user with the following command: su postgres Change to the vRA database (VCAC): psql vcac Show … Continue reading vRA – Quick Tip – How to access embedded PostgreSQL DB

Google Chrome updates breaks vRA deployments (Fixing it)

Have you just deployed your vRA infrastructure or do you have your production environment working like a charm and suddenly ...... ALL vRA 7.5 and 7.6 submit button has disappeared! This also has been mentioned and visualized for more than 2000 people and nobody had a clear answer how to solve! OK!! You are reading … Continue reading Google Chrome updates breaks vRA deployments (Fixing it)