vRSLCM – VIDM Upgrade / Inventory Sync fails with error ‘LCMCOMMON80063’

Hi! Lately I was upgrading my VIDM 3.3.1 environment to VIDM 3.3.2 using vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) 8.1 and encountered the following error message during the Inventory Sync (before upgrade): I checked the credentials and they were valid. vRSLCM had the correct password for the root account. But I noticed I could not SSH … Continue reading vRSLCM – VIDM Upgrade / Inventory Sync fails with error ‘LCMCOMMON80063’

vRA 8 – Deploy Kubernetes Clusters & Access Them

Hellooo! In my previous posts we've covered the following steps: vRA Enterprise PKS Integrations & vRA Kubernetes Zone Configuration Create K8s Blueprint & make it available in the Catalog Now it's time for Deploying K8s clusters using vRA 8 and accessing them later on. Deploy Kubernetes Cluster Log on to vRA 8 and go to Service … Continue reading vRA 8 – Deploy Kubernetes Clusters & Access Them

vRA 8 – Create a Kubernetes Blueprint with Custom Form

Helloooo! In my previous post we've created Kubernetes Zones and assigned Tags to the Deployment Plans in that Zone. Now we will create a basic Kubernetes Blueprint in vRA 8 by using Cloud Assembly. The steps we will cover are: Create K8s Blueprint (Cloud Assembly) Make K8s Blueprint visible in the Catalog (Service Broker) Add … Continue reading vRA 8 – Create a Kubernetes Blueprint with Custom Form

vRA 8 – How to integrate with PKS & unleash K8s magic!

Helloooo! For some time now I wanted to deploy Kubernetes Clusters on my vSphere environment using vRealize Automation. So I installed Enterprise PKS 1.6 without NSX-T in my Lab. This post will cover how to setup vRA 8 with Enterprise PKS. Turns out, it's not difficult at all! Add PKS Integration Log on to vRA … Continue reading vRA 8 – How to integrate with PKS & unleash K8s magic!

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

vRealize Automation 8.1 – Multi-Cloud Management

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! OVA as a Content Source Excellent new feature in vRealize Automation that highlights the Bitnami acquisition VMware made last year.>> Bitnami brings … Continue reading vRealize Automation 8.1 – Multi-Cloud Management

vRealize Automation 8.1 – Network Automation

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! Day-2 Reconfiguration of Networks and Load Balancers Day-2 network reconfiguration >> Change the network associated with a VM NIC >> Update VM’s … Continue reading vRealize Automation 8.1 – Network Automation

vRealize Automation 8.1 – General Enhancements (Part 2)

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! Multi-tenancy (Provider and Tenant Organizations) For a long time customers are waiting for a Multi Tenancy to be … Continue reading vRealize Automation 8.1 – General Enhancements (Part 2)

vRealize Automation 8.1 – General Enhancements (Part 1)

Setting up vRealize Automation 8.1 with VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) for workload domains Utilizing the Simple Wizard Setup => Very Easy and Simple right!!! Custom Resources Finally having it!!! We have introduced the ability to create custom resources in Cloud Assembly. Custom Resources allow you to define anything as a resource that can be used … Continue reading vRealize Automation 8.1 – General Enhancements (Part 1)