Tag Archive: vCAC

vRealize Automation Version 7.5 Announced

A few days ago VMware announced a new version of vRealize Automation (vRA) and the new release will expand on the release version 7 and provide a version 7.5 Some of the new and updated features Support for NSX-T on-premises that is on pair with NSX-V including Application Isolation Load balancers On-demand NAT networks On-demand Routed …

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vRealize Automation Version 7.4 Released

Friday 13:th:) Yesterday, 2018-04-12, meaning almost a year ago since latest version was release VMware released a new version of vRealize Automation. The new vRealize Automation (vRA) 7.4 formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) includes bug fixes, enhancements and new features. My favourite enhancement is: Multitenancy in VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) – Definitely my …

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vRealize Automation Version 7.4 Announced

Yesterday days ago, 2018-03-29, VMware announced a new version of vRealize Automation (vRA) and the new release will expand on the 7 release meaning the new version will be 7.4. What I have seen so far there is one really nice enhancement that will make life easier for the vRA architects and administrators and that …

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Nutanix vRealize Automation Reference Architecture v3.0 Released

Happy to let you know that the latest VMware vRealize Automation on Nutanix Reference Architecture is available for download. Most recent version is now 3.0 and it includes the following software versions from Nutanix and VMware. vRealize Automation 7.3 vSphere 6.5 Nutanix AOS 5.1 vRealize Automation is a framework, multiple infrastructure like components required, for …

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vRealize Automation Version 7.3 Available

A few days ago, 2017-05-16, VMware released a new version of vRealize Automation (vRA) formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) meaning the most recent version is now 7.3. There are enhancements in quite a few areas and some new pretty good feature I know people are looking for e.g.: Integration with Puppet High availability: …

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Nutanix vRealize Automation Reference Architecture v2.0

In April last year i wrote a blog post about the release of Nutanix vRealize Automation reference architecture which you can find here. A few weeks ago version 2.0 of the document was released and there are quite a few changes which you might have seen in the blog post Nutanix AHV, OpenStack & vRealize …

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vRealize Automation 7 released

So finally it’s here, vRealize Automaiton (vRA) 7 formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) was released yesterday 2015-12-17 and as many of you already knows it brings a lot of new features compared to vRA 6.x. I have blogged about new features for vRA 7 before so this is just a short summary: Per Tenant …

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VMware vRealize Automation 6.2.2

A few days back, 2015-06-09, VMware released an updated version, 6.2.2 to vRealize Automation (vRA) formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC). Yes i totally understand this is a very small update but there are two things i like to point out that i know some of my customer has asked for. The first one is …

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Secure vRealize Automation PostgreSQL database backups

So a few weeks back i wrote an article about how you can backup your Realize Automation (vRA) formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) embedded PostgreSQL database. You can read the blog post here. I have received a few questions regarding the blog post and most of they has been around securing the PostgreSQL …

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vRA PostgreSQL database backup

In a vRealize Automation (vRA) formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) there are quite a few components to keep in sync so you can successfully restore the environment in case of a disaster. I mentioned backup and restore as a critical piece of a vRA implementation during the podcast i joined the other week. Click here …

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Nutanix vRealize Automation reference architecture

Just realised that the blog post i put together after the Nutanix vRealize Automation (vRA) formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) reference architecture was published earlier this year was still unpublished. Received quite a few questions about it since the podcast, that can be found here, i did a few weeks back was released. During the past years i …

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My first company podcast

Must be a first time for everything, right? Last week was my first time i participated in a company lead podcast recording and yesterday it was released. The topic that we covered was automation and orchestration with focus on Nutanix, vRealize Automation (vRA) formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC), vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) formerly known as …

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vRealize Automation 6.2.1 released

A new version of the vRealize Automation (vRA) formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) software was released yesterday, actually the same day as when vSphere 6.0 was released. Based on that and the fact that is just a minor release i can unedrstand it didn’t got that much attention. However, there are one really …

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vRealize Automation monitoring

Since i started to work as a consultant back in 2007 monitoring has been part of pretty much all design, implementations and heath checks i have done. Every now and then i receive questions about how to implement monitoring for certain software and this week i received a question about monitoring the vRealize Automation (vRA)  formerly …

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Problem connection vCenter Orchestrator to vRealize Automation

While standing up a vRealize Automation (formerly known as vCloud Automation Center) 6.2 environment a few days back i received an error when trying to connect an external vCenter Orchestrator 5.5.2 (vCO) soon to be renamed to vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) to the vRA Advanced Services.

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vRealize Automation Data collection doesn’t work

vRealize Automation (vRA), formerly called vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) vSphere Data collection is the process where vRA reaches out to its infrastructure source endpoints and their compute resources to collect information. Below is the number of data collection types: Infrastructure Source Endpoint Data Collection Inventory Data Collection State Data Collection Performance Data Collection (vSphere compute resources …

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