Tag Archive: vRO

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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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