Category: vRA

What’s New in vRealize Automation 8.1

As announced on march 10th by VMware a new strategy and expansion of portifolio has taken place. It's always important for us to keep fresh within new releases and mainly on company view and how they foreseen the acceleration within their products to market. Having said that, I won't tell about vSphere 7, Tanzu or … Continue reading What’s New in vRealize Automation 8.1

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)

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)

No credentials found for peer of SRM server https://srm_ip:9086/vcdr/extapi/sdk

This error is appearing on the following vRO + SRM Plugins (6.5/6.5.1/8.1/8.1.1) and it has been mentioned on the VMware Blog. https://communities.vmware.com/message/2863861 Case Scenario Requirements Use pre-configured Datastore and Protection Group with Storage Replication.Select in blueprint if required or not "SRM/DR ". Error encountered during Implementation scenario No credentials found for peer of SRM server … Continue reading No credentials found for peer of SRM server https://srm_ip:9086/vcdr/extapi/sdk

vRA – Quick Tip – Telnet & vRA API calls (Postman)

Helloooo & welcome to our blog! Today I would like to give you 2 quick tips for troubleshooting & testing / developing in your vRA environment: Telnet on the vRA Appliances Postman for executing vRA API calls Telnet on vRA Appliances We all know how to check whether a remote machine is listening on specific … Continue reading vRA – Quick Tip – Telnet & vRA API calls (Postman)

vRA – How to integrate ADFS SSO

Recently I needed to integrate a vRA environment with Active Directory Federated Services (ADFS) so the same Single Sign On experience could be delivered across various products for the customer. This required a good cooperation with the AD team in order to set it up correctly. Below an overview how to get it working and … Continue reading vRA – How to integrate ADFS SSO