Tag Archive: vRA

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 XaaS Architect Configuration

Quick blog post about how to enable you to create vRealize Automation Anything As A Service, XaaS, blueprints. This is a follow up blog post to the below deployment & initial configuration once: VMware vRealize Automation 7.6 Deployment Mware vRealize Automation 7.6 Initial Configuration So the only thing left to configure in vRealize Automation (vRA) …

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VMware vRealize Automation 7.6 Initial Configuration

Following up on the previous vRealize Automation (vRA) deployment blog post I need to take care of the initial configuration before I can start using the vRA virtual appliance (VA). I don’t need any Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) capabilities for my work so I’ll skip that which saves me a lot of time during …

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VMware vRealize Automation 7.6 Deployment

It’s been a while since I did any hands-on with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), formerly known as vCloud Automation Center, but a while ago I was asked to do some integration work between vRA and Nutanix Era. Before jumping in and developing vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) workflows I obviously need a vRA environment:) This blog post …

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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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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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Nutanix OpenStack Virtual Machine Version 4.0 Released

A few days ago, 2017-09-20, Nutanix released a new version of their OpenStack Virtual Machine (OVM) so the current version is now 4.0. There major enhancement with this version is that it includes Acropolis OpenStack Newton driver. The follow software was also release same time as the new OVM: Nutanix drivers (in rpm format) meaning …

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vRealize Automation and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud

A very short blog post to let you know that I have created a blog post around VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) and the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud on the Nutanix Next community. It is called: vRealize Automation and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud The following is the blog post introduction The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform is a hardware-agnostic …

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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 OpenStack Virtual Machine Version 2.1.4 Released

A few days ago, 2017-02-02, Nutanix released a new version of their OpenStack Virtual Machine (OVM) so the current version is now 2.1.4. There are quite a few enhancements but one specifically I wanted to let you know. It is now possible to to configure the OVM in a High Availability mode This is excellent news …

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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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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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Deploy AHV based VMs via vRealize Automation

This is a follow up post to the Nutanix AHV, OpenStack & vRealize Automation released a few weeks ago. My colleague Gabe Contreras put this one together and it will show you how to configure a vRealize Automation (vRA) Openstack Endpoint, create a vRA reservation, and create a vRA blueprint for provisioning to AHV. Follow the below steps …

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