we are talking about vRA 7.x and Approval Request raised via Approval Policy when a blueprint deployment request is raised. let’s say you have a blueprint, on request of which there’s an approval policy triggers which is sending approval requst to corresponding approvers. How long are you willing to wait before it gets responded? few… Continue reading vRA 7.x and Approval Request Timeout
Soon after changing vRA IaaS service account password and reflecting it at all the required places using VMware KB https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2099949 and we realize that all is well. But we end up with some strange issuses like the one I am going to be explaining here. This was in vRA 7.3, all was working fine. But as… Continue reading Error – Blueprint component Machine – Correct the highlighted errors
Basically vRO appliance comes with 4.5 GB of root partition and 2.5 GB of Swap parition. This makes your vRO appliance with /dev/sda of 7 GB in size, and I have couple of my customers who were requesting how to increase the size of this root partition. Here’s what I have don to achieve this.… Continue reading How to increase size of vRO 7.x appliance root partition?
A relatively simple looking process, but at times, it might make you wonder in which order I should be doing this. Lately while talking with a customer, I realized that in vRO documentation, hints of this process are given but not really in the form of step by step instructions. I then went ahead and… Continue reading How to change vRO 7.x Active-Active cluster to Active-StandBy?
as my previous post about collecting vRO log bundle using command line This post addresses step by step instructions for collecting log bundle from vRA infra. ==> Take log bundle from vRA Appliance only login into vRA appliance using SSH Client cd /tmp run command ‘vcac-support’ this will create a tgz file use WinSCP to… Continue reading How to collect log bundle of vRA using command line
Lately I have come across cases where vRO appliance 7.x doesn’t allow us to take log bundle. Making an attempt to collect it using vRO Control Center fails with Timed out error. Same thing happens when we try using VAMI page. in order to get log bundle successfully, use following CLI method. login into vRO… Continue reading Collection log bundle from vRO appliance using command line
Just for curiosity sake, This morning I have decided to see how vRA managed machines behave when I rename corresponding datastore name. Let’s say I have a vSphere cluster being used as Compute Resource in vRA, and this cluster is being backed by a datastore named ‘datastore1’, and there are set of VMs residing on… Continue reading Rename vSphere datastore which is being used as Storage Path in vRA 7.2
Lately I was working with a customer who requested that they need vRealize Orchestrator workflow execution token and state to be fetched from logs, since they have vRealize LogInsight in place which they wanted to make use of it. This is when I looked in the server.log file and found following bits. in this case… Continue reading vRO workflow execution tokens and state from Server.log
Replace vRealize Business Standard 7.0 Self-Signed SSL Certificates. Business Management tab in vRA reports SSLHandshakeException. Business Management Tab in vRA reporting error Javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: java.security.cert.CertificateException: Untrusted Certificate Chain vRA VAMI starts to report following services status as Blank vcbm-service (com.vmware.vcbm.vcbm) pricing-api (com.vmware.vcbm.pricing) Did this in a vRA 7.1 – vRB 7.0 based simple deployment Where I… Continue reading Replace vRealize Business Standard 7 Self Signed Certificates
Have you forgotten your email@example.com account password which you created at the time of initial configuration of your vRA 7.x environment, here’s how you reset it. 1) Login into Master vRA Appliance VAMI using appliance root user 2) go to vRA Settings -> SSO 3) in password fields for administrator user account, enter new password… Continue reading How to reset firstname.lastname@example.org account password in vRA 7.x?