Working with vRA 7.x API Calls

Below is the procedure to get information about a request from vRA via API calls: (I have used POSTMAN client to demonstrate. This is just an example, you can follow similar process to queries other details as well) Step 1: Make a post call to your vRA with following details: POST: https://<vRA_FQDNorIP>/identity/api/tokensAuthorization: No AuthHeaders: Key: […]

Configuring vCloud Director Content Pack with Log Insight

In this demonstration I have used these versions: Log Insight: 4.5.1, vCloud Director: 9.1, vCloud Director Content Pack: 8.8 Step 1: Install vCloud Director content pack from Menu Icon -> Content Packs -> Marketplace Step 2: Click on Menu Icon -> Administration -> Agents -> vCloud Director Cell Servers and click on COPY TEMPLATE -> Give a name […]

Upgrading vRA 7.x might fails with error: Management Agent automatic upgrade failed

Error in VAMI:   Error in updatecli.log:   The Management Agent registers the IaaS Windows server with the vRealize Automation appliance, automates the installation and management of IaaS components, and collects support and telemetry information. The Management Agent runs as a Windows service.   If there is communication issue between management agent and vRA appliance […]

How to Register a vRealize Orchestrator Instance with vCloud Director 9.1

Reference Article: https://docs.vmware.com/en/vCloud-Director/9.1/com.vmware.vcloud.spportal.doc/GUID-BEE4297F-8353-4DE3-8E86-DB2B511CAC77.html   Step 1: Deploy vRealize Orchestrator, supported versions with vCD 9.1 are mentioned in below link: https://partnerweb.vmware.com/comp_guide2/sim/interop_matrix.php#interop&224=2656&117= Note: Orchestrator must be configured with vSphere authentication. Step 2: Make sure the vCD is registered to same vSphere (PSC) as vRO in the above step. Screenshot from lab: Step 3: Access URL: https://<VCD-IPorFQDN>/provider/libraries/service-admin/vro-registration Click […]

Active Directory OU Policies in vRA 7.x

Step 1: Validate if the vRO Server Configuration is correct Step 2: Configure Active Directory Endpoint Step 3: Created a new Active Directory Policy Step 4: Validate if the OU is present in Active Directory (exactly the same name which you specified in AD policy creation) Step 5: Apply the AD policy to a Business […]