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Integrating NSX with vRA

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If you haven’t already set up vRA see my guides here: Part 1 – Configuring vRA Appliance Part 2 – Installing IaaS Part 3…

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VMware vRealize Automation

vRealize Automation (vRA) Tenant config to VM provisioning – Video

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This video shows the steps to configure the default tenant in a VMware vRealize Automation 6 (vRA), to the point of provisioning a VM….

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vRealize Automation IaaS Server Install

Installing the vRealize Automation 6 Iaas Server – Video

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This is a follow up video showing the full installation of VMware vRealize Automation IaaS server installation in just under 5 minutes. I have…

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Does not have the Virtual SAN service enabled

Host is in a Virtual SAN cluster but does not have Virtual SAN service enabled

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I just spent 4 hours troubleshooting a very simple VMware vSAN issue in my lab, as always its the simple things. The error was…

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Browse to setup page and click Install

Deploying vCenter 6.0 Appliance

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This post is about Deploying the new vSphere 6.0 Appliance, this really is a piece of cake, but if you are like me and never…

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vRealize Automation 6 Catalogue

Part 5: vRealize Automation 6.2 (vRA) – Tenant Configuration

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This is part 5 of my vRealize Automation 6.2 guide. This will focus on configuration done by the tenants, we will create a blue print then…

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Enabling vSAN on a vSphere 5.5 Cluster

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VMware Virtual SAN is not something I have seen used in large companies but it is a great entry point to software defined storage…

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Login to vRA 6.2

Part 4: vRealize Automation 6.2 (vRA) – Endpoints and Fabric Config

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This is part 4 of my vRealize Automation 6.2 guide. This will focus on Endpoint and Fabric config. Set up Administrators: First we need…

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vRealize Automation (vRA) - Completed Pre Requisites

Part 2: vRealize Automation 6.2 (vRA) – Configuring IaaS (formerly vCAC)

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This is Part 2 in setting up vRealize Automation 6.2 (vRA) formerlly vCloud Automation Centre (vCAC), this will focus on the IaaS server, as…

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Part 1: vRealize Automation 6.2 (vRA) – Configuring vRA Appliance (formerly vCAC)

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Configuring vRA (vRealize Automation, formerly vCAC) just got easier in version 6.2.

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