This is a retake on an older post of mine but now includes integration information for vRA 7. No more WinRM, no more Downloading and Installing stuff on DEMs. We just execute Powershell via SSH.
This post is seriously cool - it applies to technologies like Puppet, Chef and Ansible too.
In fact, I have some sample Ansible code that shows the use case here too. Read More
A detailed article detailing integration with Microsoft DNS easily; conceptually maintaining a highly available design. Read More
In this post, I'll show you how to assign predefined "cookie cutter" style sizing to a single blueprint, reducing the need for static sprawl. This involves custom properties, property dictionary and a little vRO work.
Hope it helps someone out there. Read More
This article shows you how to reduce or negate blueprint sprawl attributed to having multiple customization specs per environment, or per domain.
It involves some vRO integration, scripting, custom properties and a simple concept. Read More
A short blurb on the lifecycle states and WF Stubs in vRealize Automation that may help to explain what they are and how we use them in vRO. Read More
Part 1: Context and a theoretical SOAP Service to integrate with which creates an Asset Record whenever a VM is provisioned. Read More