Trigger a Aria Automation Orchestrator Workflow from a Aria Operation Alert

In this post i want to show you how you can trigger a Aria Automation Orchestrator Workflow from a defined alert definition in Aria operations. Here are the steps which are needed: Create the Aria Operation Symptom Definition First we have to create a “Symptom Definiton” in Aria Operation. In the symptom definition we will…

Get a Aria Automation Orchestrator (former vRealize Orchestrator) Configuration Element by Global Tag name

In the post I will show you how to can get an Attribute from a Orchestrator Configuration Element. this is very useful, if you need a Attribute wich is stored in a Configuration element in an Orchestrator Action. Steps are: Create a Orchestrator Configuration Element Navigate to Configuration Create a NEW Folder or use an…

vRA 8 Cloud Template with multiple disks and SCSI Controller and Unit Number Selection

In this post I show you how you can deploy a VM with multiple disks. and SCSI Selection Following steps are needed: Create Cloud Template Navigate to Design -> Cloud Templates -> NEW FROM and select blanc canvas Enter a Name and select a Project and click on CREATE Enter the following Code into YAML…

Create automatically a vRealize Automation Deployment Name with locale Date and Time

In this blog post I will show you how you can create automatically a vRealize Automation Deployment name which contains the local Date and Time and makes the Deployment name unique. How you get the local Unix Time with the JavaScript Module “moments” you can reach out the blog Convert the vRO Date with the…

Mount an ISO-File to a VM with vRA 8 “Day 2 Operation”

This blog post describes how you can mount a ISO-File to a existing vRA 8 provisioned machine with a “Day 2” Operation. This solution is using a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow and a NFS share where the ISO-Files are stored. How you can configure a NFS Server on Ubuntu 20.04 based OS is described here and…

Configure NFS on Ubuntu 20.04 and use it with an VMware ESXi Host

In this blog I will show you how you can configure a NFS-Server on a Linux Ubuntu 20.04 machine and use it with an ESXi Server. Prereqisites Set Up the NFS Server on the Ubuntu Linux machine The first steps are to install the NFS packages, then configure NFS and if the firewall active set…