vRealize Automation

In progress….

1. Get DNS Record – : Create dns record and ensure reverse lookup created.
/etc/drivers/hosts – all windows servers copy

VRA:

1.

Prerequesites:

1. Installation of vRealize automation completed successfully:
2. DNS record updated to hosts file
3. Active directory users created
4. vCenter added to domain, create cluster, DRS enabled, Shared storage, install Windows guest OS
5. .Net framework instllation
6. Time sync (NTP enabled)
7….
Windows Group : MSNgroup – add below users into the group
user MSNuser1
user MSNadmin
user MSNBGuser
user MSNadmin

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2. Create tenant

user : MSNTI
Tenant name : MSN
URL :
Login as : default tenant <administrator>
Access url: https://192.168.72.196
Action: Create tenant (MSN) – > Create local user (MSNTI) -> assign tenant and IAAS admin previleges
logoff administrator

Login as local user (MSNTI) – verify you have previleges of IAAS and Tenant/ Infra and Administration tab accessible.

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3. Adding Active Directory
Access new tenant: https://192.168.72.196/vcac/org/msn
Login as :MSNTI
administrator – Directories management – add AD.. [Canonical name as syntax] -> add MSNgroup and vra.prasanna user

Logoff :MSNTI

4. Assign windows users as tenant and Iaas admin
Access new tenant: https://192.168.72.196 – default tenant
login as <administrator>
select your tenant – go to administrators tab – > assign MSNgroup
assign IAAS and Tenant
logoff administrator
close browser

Verification:
Access new tenant: https://192.168.72.196/vcac/org/msn
login as MSNadmin (windows user)
select the (alvra) domain name instead of vsphere.local
verify IAAS and tenant access…(4 tabs)
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5. Add vCenter endpoint / FG

Endpoint
Access new tenant: https://192.168.72.196/vcac/org/msn
login as MSNadmin (windows user) —————————-> Step 4 assigned MSNgroup whereas MSNadmin is member
Infrstructure – > Endpoints – > create new endpoint – vCenter
Logoff

Fabric group
Access new tenant: https://192.168.72.196/vcac/org/msn
login as MSNadmin (windows user) —————————-> Step 4 assigned MSNgroup whereas MSNadmin is member
Infrstructure – > Fabric group – > new – > assign MSNgroup
logoff MSNadmin

verification
Access new tenant: https://192.168.72.196/vcac/org/msn
login as MSNadmin (windows user) —————————-> Step 4 assigned MSNgroup whereas MSNadmin is member
ensure you are able to view Reservations and compute resources post fabric group member addition

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6. Assign custom groups – hotmailadmin / hotmailtiadmin : assign all roles

Access new tenant: https://192.168.72.196/vcac/org/msn
login as MSNadmin (windows user) —————————-> Step 4 assigned MSNgroup whereas MSNadmin is member
administration->usersand groups – custom groups…assign all roles
ok ..
logoff MSNadmin

7. Create Business group
Access new tenant: https://192.168.72.196/vcac/org/msn
login as MSNadmin (windows user) —————————-> Step 4 assigned MSNgroup whereas MSNadmin is member
administration->usersand groups -Business groups.. assign msnadmin in all groups as user, support and manager.
ok ..

Logoff MSNadmin

Verification:
Login as MSNadmin
verify 8 Tabs appears as Home / Catalog / Items / Requests / Inbox / Design / Administration / Infrastructure

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8. vRO CONFIGURATION
Access new tenant: https://192.168.72.196/vcac/org/msn
login as MSNadmin (windows user) —————————-> Step 4 assigned MSNgroup whereas MSNadmin is member
Administration ->vRO Configuration – > Server Configuration -> Use the default orchestrator…Test connection
logoff MSNadmin
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Reservation:

compute resources : Verify the data collection

———-Blue print prerequesites

Business group

Reservation : created reservation : – Infrastructure – > Reservations – > new – > vSphere

Machine prefixes: Infra – > admin – >Mach prefix

Network profile : Infra -> Reservations – > Network profile

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9. Blue print – design – > blue print
12. vRo — few snaphost of vms using
connect vcenter and execute

13 .. vro can authenticate to windows users

14. xaas blue rint

Cataglog items : Administration -> Catalog management
Entitlments… Administration – > catalog management – Entitlements

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xaas blue prints – :: Design > XAAS blueprints
custom properties..
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User request – > large (4 cpu 1 small (2 xL (8

small large XLarge –
1 2 3 cpu
1 2 3 ram

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https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2142490?lang=en_US

https://open902.com/vrealize-automation-7-2-guest-agent-and-software-components/
https://theithollow.com/2016/02/08/vrealize-automation-7-subscription/

vRealize Automation 7 – Chapter 22: XaaS Services

vCenter: 0A0FF-403EN-RZ848-ZH3QH-2A73P

vSphere: JV425-4h100-vzhh8-q23np-3a9pp
CN=vra.santhosh,CN=Users,DC=alvra,DC=net

https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Automation/index.html?topic=%252Fcom.vmware.vra.asd.doc%252FGUID-F95DBE51-9444-4989-A28B-F5DDDFA2BF80.html

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exec usp_RemoveInactiveHosts @DeleteFromDB = 1
db

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Custom properties:

1. add Endpoint customer property:
Goto endpoint – add custom prop: VMware.virtualcenter.folder / endpoint
2. Design – BP – properties – Custom properties ..add same
uncheck overridable / show in request ..run time

3. administration – property dictionary – prop definition>

Name : Ravienv
lable : environ
Data type: string
required..yes

static list

Deveopment dev
production prd

—-custom property of bp – vm – properties – custom prop..add ravi env – leav blank

property groups:

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