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May 16th Webinar: More Usability Improvements of vRealize Automation and vRealize Life Cycle Manager

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On May 16th, we will be hosting another Getting More Out of VMware webinar. The webinar is designed for Cloud Administrators and VI Administrators who leverage vRealize Suite products, such as vRealize Automation,  to run their virtual infrastructure and cloud environment. It will be a great opportunity to learn how vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 1.2 (vRSLCM) and Read more...

Customizing request forms using the new Custom Forms

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Custom Forms is a new future in vRA 7.4. They give you the opportunity to redesign and apply a new look and fill for vRA forms. They provide a rich set of features, such as the ability to re-order the components in the form, many different types of field validations, the ability to use generic components that Read more...

vRealize Operations 6.7 – What’s new in Views

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The latest vRealize Operations release brings many exciting new features including improvements to the views functionality. Two major enhancements were introduced, both of them regarding data configuration options  The two major changes we will be looking at in this post are: Cell coloring based on result value New metric transformations.   View Cell coloring Let’s start Read more...

What’s New in vRealize Operations 6.7 REST APIs

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Calling all coders, scripters and automation nerds!  With the release of vRealize Operations 6.7 we have quite a few updates to the REST APIs.  The full list is attached at the bottom of this post, but I wanted to call out a few that are notable and helpful.  I get questions from customers, partners and Read more...

vRealize Automation with Infrastructure Blueprint – Configuring Multi-developer Environment

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This blog is dedicated to step-by-step instructions on how to quickly configure a vRealize Automation content development environment using vRealize Automation blueprint that is available with the recent 7.4 release. By deploying this blueprint, you can get your IaaS content development environment set up quickly so you can start creating/editing content and share it with Read more...

vRealize Operations within vCenter Plugin

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With the release of the latest version of vCenter 6.7 there is a new capability to help achieve self-driving operations from within your vCenter environment with vRealize Operations being at it’s core. This is the new vRealize Operations within vCenter plugin which provides 6 new dashboards directly in the vCenter UI. This plugin was added Read more...

Real-time Capacity Management in vRealize Operations 6.7

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With the release of vRealize Operations 6.7 there are some fundamental changes to the way we look at capacity management. These came about because customers are more and more looking at real-time capacity management to deal with what is happening now. That is not to say that what we plan for in the future is Read more...

vRealize Operations and vSAN licensing with new 6.7 release

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vRealize Operations and vSAN Licensing Details I will be covering who gets what in terms of licensing for vRealize Operations, vSAN, and joint customers with the launch of vRealize Operations 6.7 and vSAN 6.7. VMware recently announced the launch of vRealize Operations within vCenter.   vRealize Operations within vCenter vRealize Operations within vCenter provides provides Read more...