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Troubleshooting vRealize Automation and MS DTC


An often-overlooked component of the vRA IaaS infrastructure is the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MS DTC). This blog deals with common problems and troubleshooting techniques specifically targeting vRA. In my line of work, I often see that different organizations have different security and configuration standards. vRA has some strict DTC requirements, which ensure that all Read more...

SDDC Meets CMBU – Makes Great Cava


Engineers are expensive, and we need to maximize their value.   It takes hours when engineers need to stand up an instance of vRealize Automation for bug reproduction, testing, or development work. Those are hours that they can’t spend writing new features, testing features, and developing whitepapers or resolving customer issues. The list of valuable Read more...


Hybrid Cloud Assessment Launched!


Hybrid Cloud Assessment (HCA) Hybrid Cloud Assessment answers your cloud cost questions in less than 3 hours. HCA helps to understand existing private cloud costs, compares public and private cloud costs and enables IT teams to confidently share information on actual costs with their lines of business. You get a report after you run the Hybrid Cloud Read more...
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Silent Installation of vRA 7.2 – A How To Guide


Silent Installation of vRA 7.2 – A How To Guide Lately, I’ve realized many of my colleagues at VMware and none of my customers are aware that vRealize Automation (vRA) provides a silent method for installation. With the release of vRA 7.2 two really cool features were the silent installation of the Management agent and Read more...
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Create maintenance page for vRealize Automation


In my previous post I’ve showed you how to configure some of the most common ADCs in order to offload the SSL sessions for vRA. Now I am going to show you how you can use some of the benefits that come with SSL termination. One of this benefits is the ability to serve content Read more...

vRealize Automation 7.2 Detailed Implementation Video Guide


Welcome to the vRealize Automation 7.2 Detailed Implementation VIDEO Guide. This is a collection of all the videos making up the full vRealize Automation 7.2 Detailed Implementation Guide. The guide (and these videos) was put together to help you deploy and configure a highly-available, production-worthy vRealize Automation 7.2 distributed environment, complete with SDDC integration (e.g. Read more...