Tag Archive: vCenter Orchestrator

VMware vRealize Automation 8 & More Released

For about 1.5 months ago VMware announced vRealize Automation 8 which I wrote about here and yesterday, 2019-10-17, it was finally released. I have yet to download, install and verify if it is an on-premises version of vRealize Automation Cloud as stated during the announcements. Important: Picture borrowed from VMware official web site. Per the release …

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VMware vRealize Automation 8 Announced

VMware announced VMware vRealize Automation 8.0 during VMworld meaning we are out of the 7.X release train. As many of us predicted this release will be built on, same code base, as the existing vRealize Automation Cloud which is a Software As A Service (SaaS) released yearly 2019. The difference between vRealize Automation and vRealize …

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Delete All vRealize Orchestrator Finished Workflow Runs

Even though I’m trying to move away from the vRealize Orchestrator (vRO), formerly known as vCenter Orchestrator (vCO), java based client and use the new vRO Client which is HTML5 based and looks pretty good I’m still in the legacy client and poke around quite a lot. vRealize Orchestrator HTML Client – vRealize Orchestrator Client …

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VMware vRealize Automation 7.6 & More Released

Last week, 2019-04-11, VMware released a new version of vRealize Automation (vRA), formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) meaning the latest & greatest vRealize Automation version is now 7.6.0. Improvements and or new functionality in all the below following areas: Network You can configure both NSX-T & NSX-V to same vCenter Server endpoint meaning …

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VMware vRealize Orchestrator Appliance 7.5 Released

A few days ago, 2018-04-20, VMware released a new version of vRealize Orchestrator Appliance (vRO), formerly known as vCenter Orchestrator (vCO), meaning the latest and greatest vRealize Orchestrator version is now 7.5 (7.5.0) There are some really good news in this release and the below once are the most critical from my point of view: …

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VMware vRealize Automation 7.5 Released

Yesterday, 2018-04-20, VMware released a new version of vRealize Automation (vRA), formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) meaning we have reached vRealize Automation version 7.5.0. I wrote a short blog post about the vRealize Automation 7.5 announcement back in August 2018 which you can read here Improvements and or new functionality in all the below …

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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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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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vRealize Automation & vRealize Orchestrator 7.1 released

Yesterday, 2016-08-23, VMware released vRealize Automation (vRA) 7.1 formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) and vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) 7.1 formerly known as venter Orchestrator (vCO).. There are quite a lot of improvements in this release and here are few of them: I know a lot of customer who have been waiting for a tool …

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vSphere 5.5 Update 3 released

Yesterday, 2015-09-16, VMware released vSphere 5.5. Update 3 which includes new versions for: vCenter Server ESXi I have identified at least two problems i have seen that are now resolved in vCenter Server Defined permissions behave differently in vSphere Client and Web Client Moving VMs between the folders is disabled in the Web Client when permission …

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vRealize Orchestrator service won’t start

So the other day i ran in to a problem where i couldn’t connect to my vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) formerly known as vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) version 5.5.2 server using the vCO client. It was working perfectly fine before a restart of the Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual machine (VM), required because of Windows patching. When …

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Problem reading mime attachment in vRealize Orchestrator

A few days ago i had to create a vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) formerly known as vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) workflow that reads a file. For that you can use the MimeAttachement type. What i didn’t know was that once you read the file its content will be cached internally in vRO and since i need to run the vRO …

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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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Initialize the remote vCenter Orchestrator database

It doesn’t happen every day but once in a while you can immediately answer a question when being called by a customer and yesterday was my lucky day:) The only requirement i had before answering the question was to get two print screens so i could put together this really short blog post. Here we go. Customer …

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