Category: vRO

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

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

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

vRO Locking System

Use Case Scenario: Environment having issues to deploy multiple machines (2 or more instances <or> multi deployments within short period of time), which was due to duplicated machine Hostnames (custom). Although the failure was rather critical, solution was very simple just utilizing the #vRO SystemLocking feature within the pre-building workflow. Direct to the point >> … Continue reading vRO Locking System

Control your home with vRA / vRO and Home Assistant – REST API

When deep diving more and more into vRA / vRO and learning about the REST API functionalities, I just had to test it! The question was, with what? Well, how about Home Assistant? Current setup My home is automated with Home Assistant. I'm currently running it on a Raspberry Pi with an AEOTEC ZWAVE USB … Continue reading Control your home with vRA / vRO and Home Assistant – REST API

Send Mail Notification via vRO and KIS ( Keep it Simple)

Hello All, Everyone might think about #vRO being complex and a bit difficult to do your basic automation for vSphere / Cloud Platform (vRA / AWS /Azure...) / Whatever you wish to be honest, but sometimes simple automation tasks can facilitate your life of administrator! Your LIFE; Today's example: Send notifications / information via mail … Continue reading Send Mail Notification via vRO and KIS ( Keep it Simple)