Tag: vRealize Automation

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

vRA 8 – Create a Kubernetes Blueprint with Custom Form

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!

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’

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’