Virtual Container Host (VCH) as a Service using vRealize Automation (vRA)

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Contributions by Alka Gupta, Bhuvanesh Kumar Ravichandran and Pranay Bakre   vRealize Automation 7.2 and later versions support provisioning and management of Virtual Container Hosts(VCH) for running vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC). Below we outline the steps to automate provisioning of VCH from a vRA Service catalog, using XaaS blueprint in vRA. Download the ‘VIC-Deploy.zip’ file attached at the

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Making the Connection: SovLabs’ IPAM and DNS Integration Modules for vRealize Automation

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Editor’s Note: vRealize Automation team has been working closely with partners to build ready-to-use plug-ins that easily connect vRA platform with other common IT tools across ecosystem. In this guest blog, David Coulter, CTO from SovLabs will introduce a group of plug-ins that can simplify the integration with your networking tools. SovLabs will co-present other integration solutions in ITSM domain at

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vRealize Automation Servicenow 2.0 plugin is here

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Introduction The summer is here the snow is over and the New vRealize Automation Servicenow (vRA Servicenow) plugin is shinier than ever, equipped with quite a few enhancements. For those who are new to that integration we would kindly remind that this is the second version of the vRA ITSM plugin for Servicenow. If previously the northbound

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Optimizing Workload Placement in vRealize Automation with vRealize Operations

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Workload placement can be a complex problem. vRealize Automation enforces business and IT policies relating to placement. vRealize Operations can make placement recommendations based on health and capacity metrics. Beginning with vRealize Automation 7.3 and vRealize Operations 6.6, you can leverage the capabilities of both products to optimize your workload placement. The high-level flow across the

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Container Management in vRealize Automation

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vRealize Automation vRealize Automation (vRA) is VMware’s industry-leading hybrid cloud management platform. vRA automates the delivery of applications across multiple clouds. Application architects can describe their deployment topology with the converged blueprint designer. vRA blueprints automate the app deployments and make this a repeatable process for the IT organizations as well as the development teams. Container management in vRA vRA offers built-in container

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Enabling DevOps with vRealize Automation and Puppet

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Enterprise IT and DevOps teams are under tremendous pressure to efficiently deliver, operate and maintain infrastructure to support the needs of the business and its customers. It can take weeks to deliver production ready infrastructure and in response CIOs are looking for faster, self-service provisioning solutions. Until recently, vRealize Automation (vRA) integrated with various configuration

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vRealize Automation 7.3 and Beyond Multiple NIC Support

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VMware vRealize Automation 7.3 introduces the support for multiple NICs on all nodes. In this blog post, we will cover the steps to configure your vRA environment with multiple NICs and look at some vRA 7.3 and beyond multiple NIC use cases. This blog should be helpful for anyone looking to deploy vRealize Automation 7.3

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Introducing vRealize Automation 7.3

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We are proud to introduce the latest version of vRealize Automation — 7.3, the next iteration of VMware’s industry-leading cloud automation platform. While this is a an incremental “dot” release on the outside, it packs a punch in feature/functionality on the inside. This release continues the trend of delivering awesome innovations, improved user experience and

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vRealize Automation API Samples for Postman

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The vRealize Automation REST API provides consumers and administrators access to all services in its service catalog that support the vRealize Automation user interface. All services have a set of use cases that can be achieved programmatically by using these REST APIs. vRealize Automation 7.1 and later documents these APIs in swagger format. We have prepared

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