Tag Archive: vCO

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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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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vCenter Orchestrator workflow search result not complete

Today i ran into a situation i have not seen in the past. I was using the vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) version 5.5.2 and the vCO plugin vCenter Orchestrator Plugin for Horizon View version 1.1 which can be found here When configuring the connection between vCO and Horizon View you need to run the workflow “Add Delegated …

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Nutanix – vCloud Automation Center VM deployment

This video will show virtual machine (VM) provisioning via vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) or vRealize Automation Center (vRA) to the Nutanix platform. The following rules and configuration applies to the vides: Approval is required when more than 2 virtual machines are requested. Virtual machines will be deployed to vCenter Server Folder: CentOS Virtual machines will be …

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Nutanix Cluster VM reporting using vCloud automation Center

This video will show how you can use vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) soon to be renamed to vRealize Automation (vRA), vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) soon to be renamed to vRealize Automation (vRO) and Nutanix API to create a simple email based report including the following information: VM Name Operating System IP Address Number of vCPUs Amount of RAM …

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Missing library content in vCenter Orchestrator

Every once in a while when i login to my vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) 5.5 appliance, soon to be called vRealize Orchestrator (vRO), i find a lot of the the library content missing so a while back i decided to create a blog post about it when it happens next time. While logging in to my development vCO …

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Nutanix Cluster status reporting via vRealize Automation

This is the third video i have put together to show the vRealize Automation (vRA) formerly vCloud Automation Center (vCAC), vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) formerly vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) and Nutanix REST API integrations. Other related blog posts including automation videos can be found here: Create Nutanix Container via vCloud Automation Center Nutanix and vSphere deployment via …

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Nutanix and vSphere deployment via vCenter Orchestrator

A few weeks back me and my colleagues Phil Ditzel and Artur Krzywdzinski was asked to create a customer demo including Nutanix and vSphere deployment. We decided to use vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) as the provisioning engine but this can be done via e.g PowerShell as well. The following steps are included in the vCD workflow we …

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