vRA 8.x Placement Policies

In this article, we will discuss about placement policy options in vRealize Automation 8.x. The placement policy helps vRA to determine hosts for deployments within the specified cloud zone. At the time of creation of a new cloud zone, as shown in image below, the wizard prompts for policy option selection for placement of workloads … Continue reading vRA 8.x Placement Policies

vRealize Automation Blueprint/Cloud Templates Object Types: vRealize Automation in 7.x and 8.x

Blueprint object types are different in vRealize Automation 7.x and 8.x. In vRealize Automation 8.x blueprints object types are called as cloud templates. TypevRealize Automation 7vRealize Automation 8.0vSphere (vCenter) machineInfrastructure.CatalogItem.Machine.Virtual.vSphereCloud.vSphere.MachineAWSInfrastructure.CatalogItem.Machine.Cloud.AmazonEC2Cloud.AWS.EC2.InstanceAzure MachineCloud.Azure.MachineGeneric Virtual MachineInfrastructure.CatalogItem.Machine.Virtual.GenericCloud.MachineOn-Demand Load Balancer (NSX)Infrastructure.Network.LoadBalancer.NSX.OnDemandCloud.NSX.LoadBalancerOn-Demand Routed Network (NSX)Infrastructure.Network.Network.NSX.OnDemand.RoutedCloud.NSX.NetworkNSX-T On-Demand Routed NetworkInfrastructure.Network.Network.NSXT.OnDemand.RoutedCloud.NSX.NetworkNSX-T On-Demand NAT NetworkInfrastructure.Network.Network.NSXT.OnDemand.NATCloud.NSX.NetworkExisting NetworkInfrastructure.Network.Network.ExistingCloud.vSphere.NetworkOn-Demand Private Network (NSX)Infrastructure.Network.Network.NSX.OnDemand.PrivateCloud.NSX.Network

In-Place Upgrade to vRA 7.5 – with upgrade steps snippets

Depending on your current vRealize Automation environment, you can upgrade to the latest version by performing an in-place upgrade or a side-by-side upgrade. You can only perform an in-place upgrade for these paths. vRealize Automation 6.2.5 to 7.5  vRealize Automation 7.1.x to 7.5  vRealize Automation 7.2.x to 7.5  vRealize Automation 7.3.x to 7.5  vRealize Automation … Continue reading In-Place Upgrade to vRA 7.5 – with upgrade steps snippets

Shockwave flash plugin crash issue in Chrome while using vSphere web client/vCD/vRA

Recently I came across a strange issue. While trying to login to web client interface, suddenly started getting below error when clicked Login to web client and also in the vCloud Director interface. I tried several times, however it was the same error. Login page gets loaded however once clicked login, you get the Shockwave … Continue reading Shockwave flash plugin crash issue in Chrome while using vSphere web client/vCD/vRA

How to import/export vRealize automation blueprint using Cloud Client

In vRealize automation, export and import of blueprints is an easy way to share the blueprints across multiple locations of an organisation. Use below steps to export blueprint from vRealize Automation using cloud client. Login to vRA appliance server using "vra login userpass  --tenant ". List the current content list on vRA appliance to get … Continue reading How to import/export vRealize automation blueprint using Cloud Client

Log locations for VMware vRealize Automation 7.x

A full log bundle containing all vRealize Automation 7.x logs (with the exception of Guest Agent and Application Services logs) can be obtained from the vRealize Automation Appliance Management website under the Cluster tab. Server Log location Log Purpose vRealize Automation Appliance /storage/log/vmware/vcac/vcac-config.log vRealize Automation Appliance configuration logs vRealize Automation Appliance /storage/log/vmware/vcac/telemetry.log vRealize Automation telemetry … Continue reading Log locations for VMware vRealize Automation 7.x