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...

Assess Your Upgrade Readiness – vRealize Operations 6.7

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We have seen many new capabilities and enhancements introduced in vRealize Operations over the last several releases. vRealize Operations 6.7 is no exception to this trend. Though this is only a dot release, it is packed full of new and exciting capabilities to make managing your private and public cloud easier, so you can achieve Read more...

vRA UpgradeGovernance – Debug Tips

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vRA Upgrade Governance   UpgradeGovernance upgrades Entitlements and Approval policies in the self-service platform vRA. Entitlements determine which users or groups can request catalog items or perform specific actions on requested items. Approval policies attached to entitled catalog items or entitled actions allow additional controls to the environment. This blog post makes an attempt to Read more...

Managed Service Accounts (GMSA) and vRA

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Part of my job as a Customer Success Architect is to consult customers on various topics around vRA. Sometimes, those topics go to uncharted territory. One of them is managing the IaaS service account and its password according to security protocols. VMware supports this and we even have a procedure defined in a KB, but Read more...

vRA 7.x – Debug Tips – Entitlements

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vRA Entitlements and Approvals   Entitlements and Approvals are part of governance in the self-service platform vRA. Entitlements determine which users or groups can request catalog items or perform specific actions on requested items. Approval policies attached to entitled catalog items or entitled actions allow additional controls to the environment. This blog post makes an Read more...