How to install and configure vRealize Network Insight 3.0


Hi Reader, I am back with another blog. I thought of writing a series of blogs on vRealize Automation. It seems not enough is discussed about the internal architecture and the generic configuration steps are too complex and needs some explanations. But before I do that, I thought of sharing a tutorial on “Installation and configuration of vRealize Network Insight”.…

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Finally it is here–PowerShell for Linux and Mac


The most awaited feature is finally here. Never thought I would see Microsoft saying they love Linux and open source. But I suppose this was on the cards cause you can not ignore a vast population of IT landscape. So finally PowerShell is here for Linux and Mac environment.Here is a step by step guide on how you would install…

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Don’t do it simply because you can: Distributed vs Simple Architecture


Hello all, it’s been long since my last blog. In between, I became a father, changed profile, changed location etc., in all a lot happened at personal and professional front. Coming back to blog, this particular topic was bugging me from last couple of months. In few of my last discussions with customers, it seemed we discussed only one point, that is to decide…

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PART III – vRealize Automation 7.0 Installation & Configuration


vRealize Automation 7.0 Configuration: This is the last part of the series on vRealize Automation 7.0 installation and configuration. Since I have already covered the installation part, so in this post I am going to cover only the configuration part. NOTE: In all these posts I have covered only the automated Wizard installation and Configuration part. This post is also…

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PART II – vRealize Automation 7.0 Installation & Configuration


This is the second part of the three part series of vRealize Automation 7.0 installation and configuration blog series. In this part I am going to take a closer look at the installation of IaaS server through initial Wizard.Pre-Requisites: Before we go ahead and start the installation and configuration we need to prepare the IaaS server. A lot of pre-requisites…

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PART I – vRealize Automation 7.0 Installation & Configuration


On 17th December VMware released much awaited new version of vRealize Automation which is 7.0. The major new changes and additions for this version are provided below:What’s New in vRA 7.0 Deployment and Initial Configuration: The entire installation process for vRA has changed completely. With this version the installation process is a simplified Wizard based installation. Identity Management: With this version…

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How to Remote execute scripts inside a VM in vSphere


Hello All, Hope you are doing well. Today I want to talk about remotely executing scripts inside a VM which is hosted in vSphere environment. Recently I received the following requirement from a colleague for a customer. Environment: 1. Customer has hundreds of VMs 2. A particular application is running in many of the VM’s which creates a log file…

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