Using vCenter Content Library with vRealize Automation 8

To speed up vRA VM deployments a common used practice is to copy the “golden” VM templates to each vSphere cluster with a script or via vRealize Orchestrator. In addition for vRA7 environments, the custom property “CloneFrom” [Custom Property] in combination with an Orchestrator Workflow is used to select the template from the cluster that the new VM is deployed...

VIDM 3.3.5 to 3.3.6 Upgrade Error – Fix the missing OVF Properties with PowerCLi.

After the release of vRealize Automation 8.6.2 and deploying this in greenfield, I also wanted to upgrade my “production” environment. Before you can upgrade to vRA 8.6.2, you have to upgrade vRSLCM to version 8.6.2 and VIDM to version 3.3.6. Both vRSLCM and VIDM contain log4j version 2.17 to mitigate against [VMSA-2021-0028] for CVE-2021-44228, CVE-2021-45046. The vRSLCM upgrade passed flawless,...