Tag: vRealize Automation

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’

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

How to Deploy vRA 7.6 (vRealize Automation 7.6)

Hello vCommunity, After a month of availability for vRealize Automation 7.6, might be a bit late to show "How to Deploy vRA 7.6", as we all know a month in IT literally can change things quite fast. That's one of reasons I am publishing this today. About a week ago (20/May/2019) a new release for … Continue reading How to Deploy vRA 7.6 (vRealize Automation 7.6)

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

#vRA 7.5 Error: Deployment Failed, YOU WILL NEED TO REDEPLOY

Hello All, What a lovely surprise we may face in life. Some of us says "Murphy is always with me, others might say Murph's law and so on and on..." For those who doesn't recognize the meaning of it "Murphy's Law. A rule that states, “If something can go wrong, it will.”  "; My vRealize … Continue reading #vRA 7.5 Error: Deployment Failed, YOU WILL NEED TO REDEPLOY

The Journey Begins – VMware vRealize Automation For YOU

Hello All! Soon, I will be writing about vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator. My initial idea is to create something new about vRA & vRO, changing a bit from default installation methods or what is the product. I will try to focus on day-to-day requests I have often received from customers to be implemented and … Continue reading The Journey Begins – VMware vRealize Automation For YOU