Tag: vRO

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 8.1/2 – 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

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

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

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)