Tag: vRealize Automation

VIDM 3.3.3-4-5 – Quick Tip – VMware released Script  for CVE-2021-44228 (Apache Log4j Vulnerability)

VIDM 3.3.3-4-5 – Quick Tip – VMware released Script for CVE-2021-44228 (Apache Log4j Vulnerability)

Hi! Over the past few days a critical vulnerability has been identified in the Apache Log4j module and lots of applications over the world are affected by this.  The latest information regarding VMware Products which have been affected by this vulnerability can be found here: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0028.html For VMware vRealize Lifecycle Manager 8.x - Please check … Continue reading VIDM 3.3.3-4-5 – Quick Tip – VMware released Script for CVE-2021-44228 (Apache Log4j Vulnerability)

vRSLCM 8.x – Quick Tip – Change vRSLCM Certificate

vRSLCM 8.x – Quick Tip – Change vRSLCM Certificate

Hi, Welcome to our blog! Today I want to quickly share how you can change the Certificate of vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM). Let's get started! Prerequisites The Private Key - If you have generated a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) via vRSLCM for example, you can find the Private Key in this CSR file by … Continue reading vRSLCM 8.x – Quick Tip – Change vRSLCM Certificate

vRA 8.x – Unable to sync the status of this resource (Custom Resources)

Hi, The other day I was working for a customer and encountered an issue with one of our deployed Custom Resources. Basically we have created a Custom Resource to support the planned scheduling of increasing Citrix Terminal Servers. This Custom Resource in vRA is linked to a vRO Dynamic Type. Problem Our Custom Resource 'Citrix … Continue reading vRA 8.x – Unable to sync the status of this resource (Custom Resources)

vRA 8.x – Quick Tip – How to access embedded PostgreSQL DB

vRA 8.x – Quick Tip – How to access embedded PostgreSQL DB

Hi! Here is another one in our Quick Tip series: accessing the Embedded PostgreSQL Database in vRealize Automation 8.x. SSH to your vRA appliance as rootOnce logged in, run the following command vracli dev psql <db-name>Examples:vracli dev psql catalog-dbvracli dev psql vco-dbThis will automatically log you in as the postgres user I the pod hosting the specified … Continue reading vRA 8.x – Quick Tip – How to access embedded PostgreSQL DB

vRA 8.1 P3 – LCMVRAVACONFIG590003 – Cluster Initialization failed on vRA

vRA 8.1 P3 – LCMVRAVACONFIG590003 – Cluster Initialization failed on vRA

Helloooo! The other day I was scaling out a VIDM cluster for a customer. After the scale out I re-registered it back with the vRA 8.1 instance that the customer was running. At the time the latest patch (Patch 3) was installed and vRA 8 was running in clustered HA mode. PROBLEM The step 'Initialize … Continue reading vRA 8.1 P3 – LCMVRAVACONFIG590003 – Cluster Initialization failed on vRA

vRA 8.1/2 – Custom Resources

vRA 8.1/2 – Custom Resources

Hi, Welcome to our blog!In this post I'm going to cover all the secrets of Custom Resources in vRA & vRO 8. I've created 2 videos where you can find all the details: What are Custom Resources? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OV-OMn1ufp8&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=vRA4U-vRA%26vRO How to create Custom Resources / Demo? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0KOB6TKY20&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=vRA4U-vRA%26vRO Hope they can be of help for you! If … Continue reading vRA 8.1/2 – Custom Resources

vRO 8 – Action execution with id: -id- was not found

vRO 8 – Action execution with id: -id- was not found

Helloooo! Recently I was playing around with vRA 8.1 Multi-Tenancy and came across the following error message when running an Action on my Embedded vRO Instance from a given vRA Tenant: Symptoms? I created multiple tenants and integrated them with my Embedded vRO environment. When accessing vRO from the Master / Default Tenant, everything works … Continue reading vRO 8 – Action execution with id: -id- was not found

How to Upgrade vRA 8.0 to vRA 8.1 – Overview

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

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 – Deploy Kubernetes Clusters & Access Them

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