vRO context action in web client

If you have successfully registered your vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) in the vCenter Web Client you can add your workflows as a context action. Follow Add vRO 8.x extension to vCenter Web Client for details on how to register the vRO in vCenter. What does context action mean. Well it means that your workflow becomes selectableContinue reading “vRO context action in web client”

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Add vRO 8.x extension to vCenter Web Client

In previous versions of vRealize Orchestrator and with the vCenter Flash Web Client, it was very straight forward to add the extension to the vCenter Flash Web Client. You simply ran the vRO workflow “Register vCenter Orchestrator as a vCenter Server extension” and that was it. If you do that with vRO 8.x you willContinue reading “Add vRO 8.x extension to vCenter Web Client”

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System Requirements for VMware Products 2020

Most system (hardware) requirements on a single page. I hope it will be useful to you. I also have added the links to the source. vSphere vCenter Server Appliances 7.0 (VCSA) https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/7.0/com.vmware.vcenter.install.doc/GUID-457EAE1F-B08A-4E64-8506-8A3FA84A0446.html Product Size vCPU vRAM Storage Comment vCenter VCSA tiny 2 12 GB 315 GB 10 hosts and 100 VMsdefault storage vCenter VCSA tiny-lstorageContinue reading “System Requirements for VMware Products 2020”

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PowerCLI – Update VCSA

This post will be about how to update the vCenter Server Appliance through the rest API using the PowerCLI. First we need check online or the CD for the new update. So let’s take a look at the API again: https://vmware.github.io/vsphere-automation-sdk-rest/vsphere/index.html The general purpose of my posts is more to show you how to doContinue reading “PowerCLI – Update VCSA”

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PowerCLI – Reboot VCSA through appliance rest API.

This one might be an easy one. When you are getting started with learning something maybe an easy one is the best way to start. So lets look at the API. https://vmware.github.io/vsphere-automation-sdk-rest/vsphere/index.html I am not sure how /rest/appliance/shutdown translates into com.vmware.appliance.shutdown but it does. Maybe it is just something you have to remember or lookupContinue reading “PowerCLI – Reboot VCSA through appliance rest API.”

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System Requirements for VMware products

Most system (hardware) requirements on a single page. I hope it will be useful to you. I also have added the links to the source. vSphere vCenter and Platform Services Controller appliances (VCSA) https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.7/com.vmware.vcenter.install.doc/GUID-457EAE1F-B08A-4E64-8506-8A3FA84A0446.html Product Size vCPU vRAM Storage Comment vCenter VCSA tiny 2 10 GB 250 GB 10 hosts and 100 VMsdefault storage vCenterContinue reading “System Requirements for VMware products”

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PowerCLI – Configure VCSA update policy

It took me a little while to figure this one out, since I am new to this rest API thing and I find the old API documentation easier. On VMware’s homepage I was not able to find the API for vSphere 6.7, only 6.5. https://code.vmware.com/apis/60/vcenter-server-appliance-management However you can access the API explorer directly on theContinue reading “PowerCLI – Configure VCSA update policy”

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