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 Read more...

Share ABX Actions in Projects and Subscriptions

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I recently wrote the Leverage vRealize Automation’s Action Based eXtensibility (ABX), Event Broker Service (EBS) & APIs for Email customized notifications blog, we took advantage of Action-based extensibility ( ABX ), which  provides a lightweight and flexible run-time engine interface where you can define small scriptable actions and configure them to initiate when events specified Read more...

Terraform Service in vRA ( Cloud Templates )

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  Update Oct 27 2020 – Terraform Runtime Integration for vRealize Automation 8.2 You probably are aware of the Terraform Provider for vRealize Automation 8 and Cloud and hopefully have read already Sam McGeown’s Blog about it, however with the latest August release for vRealize Automation Cloud ( and in the upcoming vRealize Automation 8.2 Read more...

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 Read more...

Deploying Tanzu Kubernetes Grid with vRealize Automation

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The following blog post demonstrates using vRealize Automation to deploy Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) management and workload clusters. VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid provides a consistent, upstream-compatible implementation of Kubernetes, that is tested, signed, and supported by VMware. Tanzu Kubernetes Grid is central to many of the offerings in the VMware Tanzu portfolio. This example touches Read more...

Enhanced SD-WAN Insights with vRealize Network Insight

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Enhanced SD-WAN Insights with vRealize Network Insight SD-WAN has become a trending WAN solution, especially with the way things are changing in the world today, with many companies shifting to having more employees work from home, making SD-WAN performance visibility even more critical today to ensure end-users receive the application performance that the end-users expect. Read more...

Deploy vRealize Suite in VMware Cloud on AWS

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You can now Install vRealize Suite hybrid cloud in VMware Cloud on AWS, and have all vRealize Suite on-prem functionality in VMware Cloud on AWS. vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager can provide same user experience and ease of use during the deployment and lifecycle management of vRealize Suite in VMware Cloud on AWS. vRealize Suite includes Read more...

Configure Log forwarding from Openshift Container Platform to vRealize Log Insight Cloud

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Overview Red Hat OpenShift is an open-source container application platform based on the Kubernetes container orchestrator for enterprise application development and deployment. In this blog, I will be showing procedure on how to forward logs from Openshift Container Platform  to vRealize Log Insight Cloud (vRLIC) Once the logs are flowing you can create Dashboard to Read more...