Category: vRA

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...

Getting Started with vRA 8 Terraform Runtime Integration

Terraform is gaining a lot of traction in the Infrastructure-as-code space, both from a end-user perspective as within integrations. Let me try to explain what each of these bring with vRA 8! Terraform as end-user For configuring vRA related constructs as Cloud-accounts, Projects, Users, Groups, Cloud-Templates For triggering Cloud-Template deployments Leverages local Terraform executable and provider (vSphere, vRA, NSX, …)...

Cumulative Security Update for vRA 7.6

Updated March 9th 2021;March 2021 Platform Security Update, Februari vRA7.6 Hotfix 20. Recently I received a customer question about the installation of a vRA 7.6 Security update. The question was related to the Cumulative Security Update for vRealize Automation 7.6, which is mentioned in VMware KB80044; https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/80044 To be honest I was not even aware of the existence of these...