vRealize Automation

What’s New with vRealize Automation 8.2 – Technical Overview

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  vRealize Automation (vRA) 8.2 introduces many awesome new features including enhanced governance through shared infrastructure multi-tenancy, custom role based access control, and new approval options. Support for Terraform is provided directly on the design canvas and full support for the NSX-T Policy APIs is available.  This blog post will walk through the new features

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Announcing General Availability of VMware vRealize Automation 8.2

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VMware vRealize Automation 8.2 is HERE, scroll down to learn more!   We are announcing the general availability of VMware vRealize Automation 8.2, the latest release of VMware’s industry-leading modern infrastructure automation platform. With the new and enhanced capabilities in vRealize Automation 8.2, customers can rapidly implement self-service clouds, multicloud automation with governance, DevOps-based infrastructure

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Approval Policies in vRealize Automation – Updated

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Providing a self-service catalog can be a great way to allow users in an organization to quickly get applications and services they need and can help IT focus on other tasks outside of just full-filling requests for machines. However when a catalog is presented to an organization it is important that there are some guardrails

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Deploy SaltStack using vRealize Automation

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VMware has announced an intent to acquire SaltStack! We are very excited about this announcement and we are sure our customers will be excited about this as well. You can read more about the acquisition here: https://blogs.vmware.com/management/2020/09/saltandvra.html  SaltStack can help IT with the following:    Continuous Compliance  Vulnerability Remediation  Security Scanning  Event-Driven Orchestration  Auto-Scaling  Application Deployment And much more!    In order

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vRealize Automation ABX Flows

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Extensibility has a long history within VMware’s Automation and Operations suites. Extensibility has traditionally been defined as how we create interactions with platforms outside of our management platform. Some of the most common examples of this are… Interacting with IPAM Systems (Infoblox, BlueCat, etc) Pushing records into Configuration Management Databases (CMDB’s) Creating Records in DNS

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VMworld Online Around the Globe with vRealize Automation

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No one could’ve anticipated what COVID-19 would bring to the events world, let alone the world entirely. Due to the uncertain conditions, VMworld has moved to a digital format. This provides a unique opportunity for unlimited, free standard registration to make this year’s event the biggest VMworld ever.   Are you ready to take your

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Custom Resources and Resource Actions in vRealize Automation Cloud

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The ability to create and manage infrastructure and services for your organization just became more flexible and powerful with the introduction of Custom Resources and Resource Actions in vRealize Automation. Taking advantage of the out-of-the-box integration with vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) you can now create Resources and Day-2 actions using vRO workflows in your Cloud Templates

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Creating a Docker host for vRealize Automation Code Stream

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vRealize Automation Code Stream uses a Docker host to run CI Tasks by spinning up a specified container for the lifetime of the Pipeline, allowing you to execute scripted tasks inside the container and return the results. One question I get asked a lot is “how do I set up a Docker host for Code

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DevOps

Ops Powered by Git – GitOps in vRealize Automation

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DevOps is an ever evolving landscape and vRealize Automation supports the growing space by keeping its frameworks open to leverage DevOps principals effectively in context of deploying infrastructure and brokering services. In this blog article, me and my teammate, Scott Young, attempt to bring out some of the best use cases for vRealize Automation from

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