vRealize Automation 8.1 Initial Configuration – Part 2

In previous blogs, we have seen how to deploy vRealize Automation 8.1 and how to configure Active Directory to provide access to users/group on vRealize Automation 8.1. You can follow below links to visit previous blogs:

In this blog, I will cover configuration for Cloud Assembly which includes integrating and managing infrastructure with vRealize Automation, how to create blueprint and deploying a machine from Cloud Assembly. So, let’s get started.

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vRealize Automation 8.1 Initial Configuration – Part 1

In last blog, I had covered deployment of vRealize Automation 8.1. You can follow below link to look at deployment. Complete blog series links:

But, true fun begins after deployment while configuring vRealize Automation. There are multiple configuration steps, needs to be followed and sometime they can become overwhelming if coming from vRA 7.x environment. So, i have tried to create guide around initial configuration post deployment. It will cover configuration starting from Identity and Access Management, going to Cloud Assembly and then Service Broker for catalog. I will try to map key terms with their counterparts in vRA 7.x. Without further wait, let’s get started with part 1.

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Photon OS 4.0 Beta Release is now available

Photon OS 4.0 Beta Release is now available

Photon OS 4.0 Beta Release is now available

Photon OS team at VMware is pleased to announce the Beta release of the Photon 4.0. Photon 4.0 builds upon the innovation of our enterprise class, Open Source virtual appliance OS, which can be found powering thousands of deployments the field. With exciting improvements to the 3.0 rev 2 release, Photon 4.0 comes with new The post Photon OS 4.0 Beta Release is now available appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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vRealize Automation 8.1 Deployment – Step by Step

Its been long busy with preparing for certifications and clearing them. I had been updating my labs with latest deployment for VCF, vRealize suite to prepare for certificates and made some deployment guides. Complete blog series links:

In this blog, we will look at Architecture of vRA 8.x, High Level Steps and detailed step by step clustered deployment of vRealize Automation 8.1. Also, we will cover issues encountered during deployment. In next blog, will cover initial configurations of vRealize Automation 8.1

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Simplify the Modern Network with VMware NSX-T 3.1

Simplify the Modern Network with VMware NSX-T 3.1

Simplify the Modern Network with VMware NSX-T 3.1

Continuing our commitment to helping organizations around the world deliver a public cloud experience in the data center through VMware’s Virtual Cloud Network, we’re excited to announce the general availability of VMware NSX-TTM 3.1. This latest release of our full stack Layer 2 – 7 networking and security platform delivers capabilities that allow you to The post Simplify the Modern Network with VMware NSX-T 3.1 appeared first on Network and Security Virtualization.


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Altaro VM Backup Solution – Making Backup Easy

I got an opportunity to work with Altaro VM Backup solution for VMware and like to share my experience with this product.

Altaro is fast-growing developer of user-friendly backup solutions for companies, IT resellers and MSPs and their flagship solution is Altaro VM Backup. It is a fast, high performance backup and replication solution for virtualized environment offerings for VMware as well as Hyper-V. So, let’s dive right into it.

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VMware Completes SaltStack Acquisition to…

VMware Completes SaltStack Acquisition to…

Today, I am happy to announce that VMware has closed its acquisition of SaltStack. I want to officially welcome the SaltStack team led by Marc Chenn and Tom Hatch to the Cloud Management team at VMware.


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Announcing General Availability of vSphere 7…

Announcing General Availability of vSphere 7 Update 1

Announcing General Availability of vSphere 7…

On September 15 we announced the upcoming release of vSphere 7 Update 1. Today, I am excited to share that it is now generally available. If you missed our announcement webcast on September 15, no problem. You can watch a replay of the webcast “Up-Level to Developer-Ready Infrastructure” anytime you’d like. What’s new in vSphere 7 Update 1? vSphere 7 Update 1 introduces The post Announcing General Availability of vSphere 7 Update 1 appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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Announcing VMware vSphere with Tanzu: The…

vSphere 7 U1 – The Fastest Way to Get Started with Kubernetes #vmware

Announcing VMware vSphere with Tanzu: The…

Last year at VMworld, we announced Project Pacific, a ground-breaking rethinking of vSphere that deeply integrated Kubernetes with the platform. Earlier this year, about six months after the Project Pacific announcement, we released VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) with Tanzu, which incorporated the Project Pacific technology. While we have many VCF Tanzu customers and many customers are The post Announcing VMware vSphere with Tanzu: The Fastest Way to Get Started with Kubernetes appeared first…Read More


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Kubernetes as a New Standard for Infrastructure…

A good read on how K8S changing management. #vmware #tanzu

Kubernetes as a New Standard for Infrastructure…

For IT teams inside large organizations used to managing any number of operating environments, Kubernetes is a breath of fresh, standardizing air. Forget its origins, forget any excitement over containers or microservices, and forget the sprawling ecosystem of related projects. What has some folks charged with managing Kubernetes deployments really excited is the prospect of managing all application infrastructure essentially the same way. Many apps, one abstraction According to Juergen…Read More


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