vRealize Automation 6.2 and more products released

Yesterday, 2014-12-09, VMware released a version of vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) and as we have been told for a while now the product was rebranded to vRealize Automation (vRA). So the new version is called vRealize Automation 6.2.0.

Some of the the enhancements includes:

  • Enhanced Ednpoing support for:
    • vSphere 6 (Q1 2015)
    • XenDesktop 7
    • Enhancements to vCloud air
    • Proxy Support
  • Pay as you go support (Q1 2015)
  • Ability to edit Custom Properties during approval time
  • Scheduler for reconfigure operations
  • Ability to change lease times to indefinite
  • Displays Health Badge from vRealize Operations Manager
  • Updated the vRealize Automation Programming Guide
  • Identify idle resources and reclaim such resources
  • vRealize Orchestrator
    • switch case
    • global error handling

One of the resolved issues is:

  • Unable to find vSphere or vCloud Director virtual machines by unique identifier using the vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for vRealize Automation 6.2 or directly in vSphere API

The entire release note can be found here

Some other useful links:

  • vRealize Automation Center 6.2 Documentation landing page can be found here.
  • Information about how to perform a distributed installation can be found here.
  • The vRA pre-req script for 6.2 can be found here.
  • Compatibility Matrix can be found here.

Other vRealize Suite releases 2014-12-09 includes:

  • VMware vRealize Automation Application Services 6.2.0 – Release notes here.
  • VMware vRealize Business Standard 6.0.0 – Release notes here.
  • VMware vRealize Business Advanced/Enterprise 8.2.0 – Release notes here.
  • VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.0 – Release notes here.
  • VMware vRealize Hyperic 5.8.4 Server Release notes here.
  • VMware vRealize Hyperic 5.8.4 Agent Only Release notes here.
  • VMware vRealize Configuration Manager 5.7.3 – Release notes here.
  • VMware vCenter Infrastructure Navigator 5.8.3 – Release notes here.
  • VMware vRealize Log Insight 2.5.0 – Release notes here.