vRealize Automation 7.2 Information
  Foundations and Concepts
    Using Scenarios
    Using the Goal Navigator
    Introducing vRealize Automation
      Providing On-Demand Services to Users Overview
        Infrastructure as a Service Overview
        Software Components Overview
        XaaS Overview
        Service Catalog Overview
        Containers Overview
          Use the Containers Context-Sensitive Help
      vRealize Business for Cloud Overview
    Tenancy and User Roles
      Tenancy Overview
        User and Group Management
        Comparison of Single-Tenant and Multitenant Deployments
      User Roles Overview
        System-Wide Role Overview
        System-Wide Roles and Responsibilities
        Tenant Role Overview
        Tenant Roles and Responsibilities in vRealize Automation
        Containers User Roles and Access Privileges
    Service Catalog
      Requesting and Managing Items in the Catalog
      Creating and Publishing Catalog Items
      Services for the Service Catalog
      Catalog Items
      Actions
      Entitlements
      Approval Policies
    Infrastructure as a Service
      Configuring Infrastructure Fabric
      Infrastructure Source Endpoints
      Compute Resources
      Data Collection
      Fabric Groups
      Business Groups
      Machine Prefixes
      Resource Reservations
      Configuring Reservation Policies
      Machine Blueprints
      Machine Leases and Reclamation
        Machine Leases
        Reclamation Overview
      Scaling and Reconfiguring Deployments
    XaaS Blueprints and Resource Actions
      Creating XaaS Blueprints and Actions
      Custom Resources
      Resource Mappings
      XaaS Blueprints
      Resource Actions
      Designing Forms for XaaS Blueprints and Actions
    Common Components
      Notifications
      Branding
    Life Cycle Extensibility
      vRealize Automation Extensibility Options
      Leveraging Existing and Future Infrastructure
      Configuring Business-Relevant Services
      Extending vRealize Automation with Event-Based Workflows
      Integrating with Third-Party Management Systems
      Adding New IT Services and Creating New Actions
      Calling vRealize Automation Services from External Applications
      Distributed Execution
    Configure the Chrome Browser to Access the Web Interface
  Planning Resources
    vRealize Automation Reference Architecture
      Initial Deployment and Configuration Recommendations
      vRealize Automation Deployment
      vRealize Business for Cloud Deployment Considerations
      vRealize Automation Scalability
        Configure Manager Service for High Data Volume
        Distributed Execution Manager Performance Analysis and Tuning
      vRealize Business for Cloud Scalability
      vRealize Automation High Availability Configuration Considerations
      vRealize Business for Cloud High Availability Considerations
      vRealize Automation Hardware Specifications
      vRealize Automation Small Deployment Requirements
      vRealize Automation Medium Deployment Requirements
      vRealize Automation Large Deployment Requirements
    vRealize Automation Secure Configuration
      vRealize Automation Secure Baseline Overview
      Verifying the Integrity of Installation Media
      Hardening VMware System Software Infrastructure
        Hardening the VMware vSphere ® Environment
        Hardening the Infrastructure as a Service Host
        Hardening Microsoft SQL Server
        Hardening Microsoft .NET
        Hardening Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
      Reviewing Installed Software
      VMware Security Advisories and Patches
      Secure Configuration
        Securing the vRealize Automation appliance
          Change the Root Password
          Verify Root Password Hash and Complexity
          Verify Root Password History
          Manage Password Expiry
          Managing Secure Shell and Administrative Accounts
            Enable or Disable Secure Shell on the vRealize Automation Appliances
            Create Local Administrator Account for Secure Shell
            Restrict Secure Shell Access
            Maintain Secure Shell Key File Permissions
            Harden the Secure Shell Server Configuration
            Harden the Secure Shell Client Configuration
            Verifying Secure Shell Key File Permissions
          Change the Virtual Appliance Management Interface User
          Set Boot Loader Authentication
          Configure NTP
          Configuring TLS for vRealize Automation appliance Data In-transit
            Enable TLS on Localhost Configuration
            Enable Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 Compliance
            Verify that SSLv3 is Disabled
            Disable TLS 1.0
            Configuring TLS Cipher Suites for vRealize Automation Components
              Disable Weak Ciphers in HA Proxy
              Disable Weak Ciphers in the vRealize Automation appliance Console Proxy Service
              Disable Weak Ciphers in vRealize Automation appliance vCO Service
              Disable Weak Ciphers in the vRealize Automation appliance RabbitMQ Service
          Verifying Security of Data-at-Rest
            Configure PostgreSQL Client Authentication
          Configure vRealize Automation Application Resources
          Customizing Console Proxy Configuration
            Customize VMware Remote Console Ticket Expiry
            Customize Console Proxy Server Port
            Configure X-XSS-Protection Response Header
            Configure HTTP Strict Transport Security Response Header
            Configure X-Frame-Options Response Header
          Configuring Server Response Headers
            Configure the Lighttpd Server Response Header
            Configure the TCServer Response Header for the vRealize Automation appliance
            Configure the Internet Information Services Server Response Header
          Set vRealize Automation appliance Session Timeout
          Managing Nonessential Software
            Secure the USB Mass Storage Handler
            Secure the Bluetooth Protocol Handler
            Secure the Stream Control Transmission Protocol
            Secure the Datagram Congestion Protocol
            Secure Network Bridging
            Secure Reliable Datagram Sockets Protocol
            Secure Transparent Inter-Process Communication Protocol
            Secure Internetwork Packet Exchange Protocol
            Secure Appletalk Protocol
            Secure DECnet Protocol
            Secure Firewire Module
        Securing the Infrastructure as a Service Component
          Disabling Windows Time Service
          Configuring TLS for Infrastructure as a Service Data-in-Transit
            Disable SSLv3 in Internet Information Services
            Disable TLS 1.0 for IaaS
          Configuring TLS Cipher Suites
          Verifying Host Server Security
          Protecting Application Resources
          Secure the Infrastructure as a Service Host Machine
      Configuring Host Network Security
        Configuring Network Settings for VMware Appliances
          Prevent User Control of Network Interfaces
          Set TCP Backlog Queue Size
          Deny ICMPv4 Echoes to Broadcast Address
          Disable IPv4 Proxy ARP
          Deny IPv4 ICMP Redirect Messages
          Deny IPv6 ICMP Redirect Messages
          Log IPv4 Martian Packets
          Use IPv4 Reverse Path Filtering
          Deny IPv4 Forwarding
          Deny IPv6 Forwarding
          Use IPv4 TCP Syncookies
          Deny IPv6 Router Advertisements
          Deny IPv6 Router Solicitations
          Deny IPv6 Router Preference in Router Solicitations
          Deny IPv6 Router Prefix
          Deny IPv6 Router Advertisement Hop Limit Settings
          Deny IPv6 Router Advertisement Autoconf Settings
          Deny IPv6 Neighbor Solicitations
          Restrict IPv6 Max Addresses
        Configuring Network Settings for the Infrastructure as a Service Host
        Configuring Ports and Protocols
          User Required Ports
          Administrator Required Ports
            vRealize Automation Appliance Ports
            Infrastructure as a Service Ports
      Auditing and Logging
  Installing or Upgrading vRealize Automation
    Installing vRealize Automation
      Installation Overview
        Installation Components
          The vRealize Automation Appliance
          Infrastructure as a Service
            Agents
        Deployment Type
          Minimal Deployments
          Distributed Deployments
        Choosing Your Installation Method
      Preparing for Installation
        Host Names and IP Addresses
        Hardware and Virtual Machine Requirements
        Browser Considerations
        Password Considerations
        Windows Server Requirements
          IaaS Database Server Requirements
          IaaS Web Service and Model Manager Server Requirements
          IaaS Manager Service
          Distributed Execution Manager Requirements
            Amazon Web Services EC2 Requirements
            Openstack and PowerVC Requirements
            Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization KVM (RHEV) Requirements
            SCVMM Requirements
        Port Requirements
        User Accounts and Credentials Required for Installation
        Security
          Certificates
          Extracting Certificates and Private Keys
          Security Passphrase
          Third-Party Software
        Time Synchronization
      Installing with the Installation Wizard
        Deploy the vRealize Automation Appliance
        Using the Installation Wizard for Minimal Deployments
          Run the Installation Wizard for a Minimal Deployment
          Installing the Management Agent
            Find the SSL Certificate Fingerprint for the Management Site Service
            Download and Install the Management Agent
          Synchronize Server Times
          Run the Prerequisite Checker
          Specify Minimal Deployment Parameters
          Create Snapshots Before You Begin the Installation
          Finish the Installation
          Address Installation Failures
          Set Up Credentials for Initial Content Configuration
        Using the Installation Wizard for Enterprise Deployments
          Run the Installation Wizard for an Enterprise Deployment
          Installing the Management Agent
            Find the SSL Certificate Fingerprint for the Management Site Service
            Download and Install the Management Agent
          Synchronize Server Times
          Run the Prerequisite Checker
          Specify Enterprise Deployment Parameters
          Create Snapshots Before You Begin the Installation
          Finish the Installation
          Address Installation Failures
          Set Up Credentials for Initial Content Configuration
        Step Through the vRealize Automation Installation Wizard
      The Standard Installation Interfaces
        Using the Standard Interfaces for Minimal Deployments
          Minimal Deployment Checklist
          Deploy and Configure the vRealize Automation Appliance
            Deploy the vRealize Automation Appliance
            Enable Time Synchronization on the vRealize Automation Appliance
            Configure the vRealize Automation Appliance
          Installing IaaS Components
            Enable Time Synchronization on the Windows Server
            IaaS Certificates
            Install the Infrastructure Components
              Download the IaaS Installer
              Select the Installation Type
              Check Prerequisites
              Specify Server and Account Settings
              Specify Managers and Agents
              Register the IaaS Components
              Finish the Installation
        Using the Standard Interfaces for Distributed Deployments
          Distributed Deployment Checklist
          Distributed Installation Components
          Disabling Load Balancer Health Checks
          Certificate Trust Requirements in a Distributed Deployment
          Configure Web Component, Manager Service and DEM Host Certificate Trust
          Installation Worksheets
          Deploy the vRealize Automation Appliance
          Configuring Your Load Balancer
          Configuring Appliances for vRealize Automation
            Configure the Primary vRealize Automation Appliance
              Enable Time Synchronization on the vRealize Automation appliance
              Configure the vRealize Automation Appliance
            Configuring Additional Instances of the vRealize Automation Appliance
              Enable Time Synchronization on the vRealize Automation Appliance
              Add Another vRealize Automation Appliance to the Cluster
              Disable Unused Services
              Validate the Distributed Deployment
          Install the IaaS Components in a Distributed Configuration
            Install IaaS Certificates
            Download the IaaS Installer
            Choosing an IaaS Database Scenario
              Create the IaaS Database Manually
              Prepare an Empty Database
              Create the IaaS Database Using the Installation Wizard
            Install an IaaS Website Component and Model Manager Data
              Install the First IaaS Web Server Component
              Configure Model Manager Data
            Install Additional IaaS Web Server Components
            Install the Active Manager Service
            Install a Backup Manager Service Component
            Installing Distributed Execution Managers
              Install the Distributed Execution Managers
              Configure the DEM to Connect to SCVMM at a Different Installation Path
            Configuring Windows Service to Access the IaaS Database
              Enable IaaS Database Access from the Service User
              Configure the Windows Services Account to Use SQL Authentication
            Verify IaaS Services
        Installing Agents
          Set the PowerShell Execution Policy to RemoteSigned
          Choosing the Agent Installation Scenario
          Agent Installation Location and Requirements
          Installing and Configuring the Proxy Agent for vSphere
            vSphere Agent Requirements
            Install the vSphere Agent
            Configure the vSphere Agent
          Installing the Proxy Agent for Hyper-V or XenServer
            Hyper-V and XenServer Requirements
            Install the Hyper-V or XenServer Agent
            Configure the Hyper-V or XenServer Agent
          Installing the VDI Agent for XenDesktop
            XenDesktop Requirements
            Set the XenServer Host Name
            Install the XenDesktop Agent
          Installing the EPI Agent for Citrix
            Citrix Provisioning Server Requirements
            Install the Citrix Agent
          Installing the EPI Agent for Visual Basic Scripting
            Visual Basic Scripting Requirements
            Install the Agent for Visual Basic Scripting
          Installing the WMI Agent for Remote WMI Requests
            Enable Remote WMI Requests on Windows Machines
            Install the WMI Agent
      Post-Installation Tasks
        Configure FIPS Compliant Encryption
        Replacing Self-Signed Certificates with Certificates Provided by an Authority
        Change the Master Appliance Host Name
        Change a Replica Appliance Host Name
        Installing the vRealize Log Insight Agent
        Configure Access to the Default Tenant
      Troubleshooting an Installation
        Default Log Locations
        Rolling Back a Failed Installation
          Roll Back a Minimal Installation
          Roll Back a Distributed Installation
        Create a Support Bundle
        General Installation Troubleshooting
          Installation or Upgrade Fails with a Load Balancer Timeout Error
          Server Times Are Not Synchronized
          Blank Pages May Appear When Using Internet Explorer 9 or 10 on Windows 7
          Cannot Establish Trust Relationship for the SSL/TLS Secure Channel
          Connect to the Network Through a Proxy Server
          Console Steps for Initial Content Configuration
          Cannot Downgrade vRealize Automation Licenses
        Troubleshooting the vRealize Automation Appliance
          Installers Fail to Download
          Encryption.key File has Incorrect Permissions
          Directories Management Identity Manager Fails to Start After Horizon-Workspace Restart
          Incorrect Appliance Role Assignments After Failover
          Failures After Promotion of Replica and Master Nodes
          Incorrect Component Service Registrations
        Troubleshooting IaaS Components
          Validating Server Certificates for IaaS
          Credentials Error When Running the IaaS Installer
          Save Settings Warning Appears During IaaS Installation
          Website Server and Distributed Execution Managers Fail to Install
          IaaS Authentication Fails During IaaS Web and Model Management Installation
          Failed to Install Model Manager Data and Web Components
          IaaS Windows Servers Do Not Support FIPS
          Adding an XaaS Endpoint Causes an Internal Error
          Uninstalling a Proxy Agent Fails
          Machine Requests Fail When Remote Transactions Are Disabled
          Error in Manager Service Communication
          Email Customization Behavior Has Changed
        Troubleshooting Log-In Errors
          Attempts to Log In as the IaaS Administrator with Incorrect UPN Format Credentials Fails with No Explanation
          Log In Fails with High Availability
          Proxy Prevents VMware Identity Manager User Log In
      Silent Installation
        Perform a Silent Installation
        Perform a Silent Management Agent Installation
        Silent Installation Answer File
        The Installation Command Line
          Installation Command Line Basics
          Installation Command Names
        The Installation API
        Convert Between Silent Properties and JSON
    Install and Configure a vRealize Automation Proof of Concept Deployment for Rainpole
      Scenario: Prepare to Install vRealize Automation for Rainpole
        Scenario: Worksheet for Installing vRealize Automation for Rainpole
        Scenario: Create vSphere Credentials for Rainpole
        Scenario: Configure DNS Entries for Your vRealize Automation Rainpole Machines
        Scenario: Prepare the Windows IaaS Server for Installing vRealize Automation for Rainpole
        Scenario: Enable Time Synchronization on the Windows IaaS Server for Rainpole
        Scenario: Deploy a vRealize Automation Appliance for Rainpole
      Scenario: Install vRealize Automation for Rainpole
        Scenario: Start the Installation Wizard for Rainpole
        Scenario: Install the Management Agent on Your Windows IaaS Server for Rainpole
        Scenario: Run the Prerequisite Checker for Rainpole
        Scenario: Specify Deployment Configuration Parameters for Rainpole
        Scenario: Take Snapshots Before you Start the Installation for Rainpole
        Scenario: Complete the vRealize Automation Installation for Rainpole
    Upgrading vRealize Automation
    Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1
      vRealize Automation 7.1 Upgrade Prerequisites and Process
        Prerequisites for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1
        Checklist for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1
      Preparing to Upgrade vRealize Automation 7.1
        Backup Prerequisites for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1
        Back Up Your Existing vRealize Automation 7.1 Environment
        Downloading vRealize Automation Appliance Updates
          Download vRealize Automation Appliance Updates from a VMware Repository
          Download Virtual Appliance Updates for Use with a CD-ROM Drive
      Updating the vRealize Automation 7.1 Appliance
        Install the Update on the Primary vRealize Automation 7.1 Appliance
      Upgrading the IaaS Server Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
        Upgrade IaaS Components Using the Upgrade Shell Script After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
        Upgrading IaaS Components Using the IaaS MSI Package After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
          Download the IaaS Installer to Upgrade IaaS Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
          Upgrade the IaaS Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
      Updating vRealize Orchestrator After Upgrading from vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
        Migrating an External vRealize Orchestrator Server to vRealize Automation 7.2
        Upgrade Stand-Alone vRealize Orchestrator After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
        Upgrade External vRealize Orchestrator Appliance Cluster After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
      Add Users or Groups to an Active Directory Connection
      Enable Your Load Balancers
      Post-Upgrade Tasks for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1
        Join Replica Appliance to Cluster
        Port Configuration for High-Availability Deployments
        Restore External Workflow Timeout Files
        Enabling the Connect to Remote Console Action for Consumers
        Verify That vRealize Orchestrator Service Is Available
        Restore Changes to Logging in the app.config File
      Troubleshooting the vRealize Automation 7.1 Upgrade
        Installation or Upgrade Fails with a Load Balancer Timeout Error
        Upgrade Fails for IaaS Website Component
        Manager Service Fails to Run Due to SSL Validation Errors During Runtime
        Log In Fails After Upgrade
        Unable to Upgrade Management Agent
        Delete Orphaned Nodes on vRealize Automation
        Join Cluster Command Appears to Fail After Upgrading a High-Availability Environment
        PostgreSQL Database Upgrade Merge Does Not Succeed
        Management Agent Upgrade is Unsuccessful
        Upgrade Fails to Upgrade the Management Agent or Certificate Not Installed on a IaaS Node
        Replica vRealize Automation Appliance Fails to Update
        Backup Copies of .xml Files Cause the System to Time Out
        Exclude Management Agents from Upgrade
        Unable to Create New Directory in vRealize Automation
    Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1
      vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 Upgrade Prerequisites and Process
        Prerequisites for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1
        Checklist for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1
      Preparing to Upgrade vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1
        Backup Prerequisites for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1
        Back Up Your Existing vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 Environment
        Increase vCenter Server Hardware Resources for vRealize Automation 7.0
        Power On the System
        Downloading vRealize Automation Appliance Updates
          Download vRealize Automation Appliance Updates from a VMware Repository
          Download Virtual Appliance Updates for Use with a CD-ROM Drive
      Updating the vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 Appliance
        Install the Update on the Primary vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 Appliance
        Install the Update on Secondary vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 Appliances
      Upgrading the IaaS Server Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
        Upgrade IaaS Components Using the Upgrade Shell Script After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
        Upgrading IaaS Components Using the IaaS MSI Package After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
          Download the IaaS Installer to Upgrade IaaS Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
          Upgrade the IaaS Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
      Updating vRealize Orchestrator After Upgrading from vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
        Migrating an External vRealize Orchestrator Server to vRealize Automation 7.2
        Upgrade Stand-Alone vRealize Orchestrator After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
        Upgrade External vRealize Orchestrator Appliance Cluster After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
      Add Users or Groups to an Active Directory Connection
      Enable Your Load Balancers
      Post-Upgrade Tasks for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1
        Rejoin Replica to Cluster
        Port Configuration for High-Availability Deployments
        Enabling the Connect to Remote Console Action for Consumers
        Restore External Workflow Timeout Files
        Verify That vRealize Orchestrator Service Is Available
        Restore Changes to Logging in the app.config File
      Troubleshooting the vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 Upgrade
        Installation or Upgrade Fails with a Load Balancer Timeout Error
        Upgrade Fails for IaaS Website Component
        Manager Service Fails to Run Due to SSL Validation Errors During Runtime
        Log In Fails After Upgrade
        Catalog Items Appear in the Service Catalog But Are Not Available to Request
        IaaS Windows Services Fail to Stop
        PostgreSQL External Database Merge Is Unsuccessful
        Delete Orphaned Nodes on vRealize Automation
        Join Cluster Command Appears to Fail After Upgrading a High-Availability Environment
        Upgrade Is Unsuccessful if Root Partition Does Not Provide Sufficient Free Space
        Management Agent Upgrade is Unsuccessful
        Upgrade Fails to Upgrade the Management Agent or Certificate Not Installed on a IaaS Node
        Backup Copies of .xml Files Cause the System to Time Out
        Exclude Management Agents from Upgrade
        Unable to Create New Directory in vRealize Automation
    Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5
      vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5 Prerequisites, Considerations, and Process
        Prerequisites for Upgrading from vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5
        Considerations About Upgrading to This vRealize Automation Version
          Upgrade and Identity Appliance Specifications
          Upgrade and Licensing
          Understanding How Roles Are Upgraded
          Understanding How Blueprints Are Upgraded
          Upgrade and vApp Blueprints, vCloud Endpoints, and vCloud Reservations
          Understanding How Multi-Machine Blueprints Are Upgraded
          Upgrade and Physical Endpoints, Reservations, and Blueprints
          Upgrade and Network Profile Settings
          Upgrade and Entitled Actions
          Upgrade and Custom Properties
          Upgrade and Application Services
          Upgrade and Advanced Service Design
          Upgrade and Blueprint Cost Information
        Checklist for Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5
      Preparing to Upgrade vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5
        Backup Prerequisites for Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5
          Back Up Your Existing vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5 Environment
          Increase vCenter Server Hardware Resources for vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5
          Power On the Entire System
        Shut Down vCloud Automation Center Services on Your IaaS Windows Server
        Downloading vRealize Automation Appliance Updates
          Download vRealize Automation Appliance Updates from a VMware Repository
          Download Virtual Appliance Updates for Use with a CD-ROM Drive
      Updating the vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5 Appliance
        Install the Update on the vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5 Appliance
        Update Your Single Sign-On Password for VMware Identity Manager
        Update the License Key
        Migrate Identity Stores to the VMware Identity Manager
          Create a Local User Account for Your Tenants
          Synchronize Users and Groups for an Active Directory Link
          Migrate Multiple Tenant and IaaS Administrators
        Install the Update on Additional vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5 Appliances
      Upgrading the IaaS Server Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.x to 7.2
        Upgrade IaaS Components Using the Upgrade Shell Script After Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.x to 7.2
        Upgrading IaaS Components Using the IaaS MSI Package After Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.x to 7.2
          Download the IaaS Installer for Upgrade
          Upgrade the IaaS Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.x to 7.2
      Updating vRealize Orchestrator After Upgrading from vRealize Automation 6.x to 7.2
        Migrating an External vRealize Orchestrator Server to vRealize Automation 7.2
        Upgrade Stand-Alone vRealize Orchestrator After Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.x to 7.2
        Upgrade External vRealize Orchestrator Appliance Cluster After Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.x to 7.2
      Add Users or Groups to an Active Directory Connection
      Enable Your Load Balancers
      Post-Upgrade Tasks for Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5
        Port Configuration for High-Availability Deployments
        Enabling the Connect to Remote Console Action for Consumers
        Restore External Workflow Timeout Files
        Verify That vRealize Orchestrator Service Is Available
        Restore Embedded vRealize Orchestrator Endpoint
        Restore Changes to Logging in the app.config File
      Troubleshooting the vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5 Upgrade
        Migration of Identity Store Fails Because the Active Directory is not Synchronized
        Migration of Identity Store Fails Because of Incorrect Credentials
        Migration of Identity Store Fails With a Timeout Error Message
        Installation or Upgrade Fails with a Load Balancer Timeout Error
        Upgrade Fails for IaaS Website Component
        Manager Service Fails to Run Due to SSL Validation Errors During Runtime
        Log In Fails After Upgrade
        Catalog Items Appear in the Service Catalog But Are Not Available to Request
        User Migration Batch Files Are Ineffective
        PostgreSQL External Database Merge Is Unsuccessful
        Join Cluster Command Appears to Fail After Upgrading a High-Availability Environment
        Upgrade Is Unsuccessful if Root Partition Does Not Provide Sufficient Free Space
        Backup Copies of .xml Files Cause the System to Time Out
        Delete Orphaned Nodes on vRealize Automation
        Upgrade Fails to Upgrade the Management Agent or Certificate Not Installed on a IaaS Node
        Unable to Create New Directory in vRealize Automation
    Migrating vRealize Automation 6.2.x
      Migration Prerequisites
      Migrate Identity Stores to the VMware Identity Manager
        Create a Local User Account for Your Tenants Before Migration
        Synchronize Users and Groups for an Active Directory Link Before Migration
      Migrate a vRealize Automation Environment
      Post-Migration Tasks for vRealize Automation
        Update the License Key After Migration
        Migrate Multiple Tenant and IaaS Administrators After Migration
        Reinstall the vRealize Orchestrator Plug-Ins
        Reconfigure Load Balancers
        Validate the vRealize Automation Migrated Environment
        Restore Embedded vRealize Orchestrator Endpoint
      Troubleshooting Migration
        PostgreSQL Version Causes Error
  External Preparations for Provisioning
    Preparing Your Environment for vRealize Automation Management
      Checklist for Preparing NSX Network and Security Configuration
        Install the NSX Plug-In on vRealize Orchestrator
        Run a vRealize Orchestrator and NSX Security Workflow
        Administrator Requirements for Provisioning NSX Universal Objects
      Checklist for Preparing For Third-Party IPAM Provider Support
        Obtain and Import the External IPAM Provider Package in vRealize Orchestrator
        Run Workflow to Register Third-Party IPAM Endpoint Type in vRealize Orchestrator
      Checklist for Configuring Containers for vRealize Automation
        Configuring Containers Using the vRealize Automation Automation Appliance
        Clustering Containers
      Preparing Your vCloud Director Environment for vRealize Automation
      Preparing Your vCloud Air Environment for vRealize Automation
      Preparing Your Amazon AWS Environment
        Amazon AWS User Roles and Credentials Required for vRealize Automation
        Allow Amazon AWS to Communicate with the Software Bootstrap Agent and Guest Agent
        Using Optional Amazon Features
          Using Amazon Security Groups
          Understanding Amazon Web Service Regions
          Using Amazon Virtual Private Cloud
          Using Elastic Load Balancers for Amazon Web Services
          Using Elastic IP Addresses for Amazon Web Services
          Using Elastic Block Storage for Amazon Web Services
        Scenario: Configure Network-to-Amazon VPC Connectivity for a Proof of Concept Environment
      Preparing Red Hat OpenStack Network and Security Features
        Using OpenStack Security Groups
        Using Floating IP Addresses with OpenStack
      Preparing Your SCVMM Environment
    Preparing for Machine Provisioning
      Choosing a Machine Provisioning Method to Prepare
      Checklist for Running Visual Basic Scripts During Provisioning
      Using vRealize Automation Guest Agent in Provisioning
        Configuring the Guest Agent to Trust a Server
        Install the Guest Agent on a Linux Reference Machine
        Install the Guest Agent on a Windows Reference Machine
      Checklist for Preparing to Provision by Cloning
        Worksheet for Virtual Provisioning by Cloning
      Preparing for vCloud Air and vCloud Director Provisioning
      Preparing for Linux Kickstart Provisioning
        Prepare the Linux Kickstart Configuration Sample File
        Specify Custom Scripts in a kickstart/autoYaST Configuration File
      Preparing for SCCM Provisioning
        Create a Software Package for SCCM Provisioning
      Preparing for WIM Provisioning
        Reference Machine Requirements for WIM Provisioning
        SysPrep Requirements for the Reference Machine
        Install PEBuilder
        Specify Custom Scripts in a PEBuilder WinPE
        Preparing for WIM Provisioning with VirtIO Drivers
        Create a WinPE Image by Using PEBuilder
        Manually Insert the Guest Agent into a WinPE Image
          Install the Guest Agent in a WinPE
          Configure the doagent.bat File
          Configure the doagentc.bat File
          Configure the Guest Agent Properties Files
      Preparing for Virtual Machine Image Provisioning
        Virtual Machine Images
        OpenStack Flavors
      Preparing for Amazon Machine Image Provisioning
        Understanding Amazon Machine Images
        Understanding Amazon Instance Types
        Add an Amazon Instance Type
      Scenario: Prepare vSphere Resources for Machine Provisioning in Rainpole
        Scenario: Convert Your CentOS Reference Machine into a Template for Rainpole
        Scenario: Create a Customization Specification for Cloning Linux Machines in Rainpole
    Preparing for Software Provisioning
      Preparing to Provision Machines with Software
        Prepare a Windows Reference Machine to Support Software
        Prepare a Linux Reference Machine to Support Software
        Updating Existing Virtual Machine Templates in vRealize Automation
      Scenario: Prepare a vSphere CentOS Template for Clone Machine and Software Component Blueprints
        Scenario: Prepare Your Reference Machine for Guest Agent Customizations and Software Components
        Scenario: Convert Your CentOS Reference Machine into a Template
        Scenario: Create a Customization Specification for vSphere Cloning
      Scenario: Prepare for Importing the Dukes Bank for vSphere Sample Application Blueprint
        Scenario: Prepare Your Reference Machine for the Dukes Bank vSphere Sample Application
        Scenario: Convert Your Reference Machine into a Template for the Dukes Bank vSphere Application
        Scenario: Create a Customization Specification for Cloning the Dukes Bank vSphere Sample Application Machines
  Configuring vRealize Automation
    Scenario: Request Initial Content for a Rainpole Proof of Concept Deployment
      Scenario: Request the vSphere Initial Setup Catalog Item for Rainpole
      Scenario: Complete the Initial Content Manual User Action for Rainpole
    Configuring Tenant Settings
      Choosing Directories Management Configuration Options
        Directories Management Overview
          Important Concepts Related to Active Directory
          Active Directory Environments
        Using Directories Management to Create an Active Directory Link
          Configure an Active Directory over LDAP/IWA Link
          Configure an OpenLDAP Directory Connection
            Limitations of LDAP Directory Integration
          Configure Directories Management for High Availability
          Configure a Bi Directional Trust Relationship Between vRealize Automation and Active Directory
          Configure SAML Federation Between Directories Management and SSO2
          Add Users or Groups to an Active Directory Connection
          Select Attributes to Sync with Directory
          Add Memory to Directories Management
          Create a Domain Host Lookup File to Override DNS Service Location (SRV) Lookup
        Managing User Attributes that Sync from Active Directory
        Managing Connectors and Connector Clusters
        Join a Connector Machine to a Domain
        About Domain Controller Selection
          Override the Default Subnet Selection
          Edit the domain_krb.properties file
          Troubleshooting domain_krb.properties
        Managing Access Policies
          Configuring Access Policy Settings
          Managing Web-Application-Specific Policies
          Manage the User Access Policy
        Integrating Alternative User Authentication Products with Directories Management
          Configuring SecurID for Directories Management
            Prepare the RSA SecurID Server
            Configure RSA SecurID Authentication
          Configuring RADIUS for Directories Management
            Prepare the RADIUS Server
            Configure RADIUS Authentication in Directories Management
          Configuring a Certificate or Smart Card Adapter for Use with Directories Management
            Using User Principal Name for Certificate Authentication
            Certificate Authority Required for Authentication
            Using Certificate Revocation Checking
            Configure Certificate Authentication for Directories Management
          Configuring a Third-Party Identity Provider Instance to Authenticate Users
            Configure an Identity Provider Instance
          Managing Authentication Methods to Apply to Users
            Add or Edit a Network Range
            Select Attributes to Sync with Directory
            Applying the Default Access Policy
              Apply Authentication Methods to Policy Rules
          Configuring Kerberos for Directories Management
            Configure Kerberos Authentication
            Configure Internet Explorer to Access the Web Interface
            Configure Firefox to Access the Web Interface
            Configure the Chrome Browser to Access the Web Interface
      Upgrading External Connectors for Directories Management
        Preparing to Upgrade an External Connector
          Check Availability of an External Connector Upgrade Online
          Configure Proxy Server Settings for the External Connector Appliance
        Upgrade an External Connector Online
        Upgrade an External Connector Offline
          Prepare a Local Web Server for Offline Upgrade
          Configure the Connector and Perform Offline Upgrade
        Configuring Settings After Upgrading an External Connector
        Troubleshooting External Connector Upgrade Errors
          Checking the Upgrade Error Logs
          Rolling Back to Snapshots of Connector
          Collecting a Log File Bundle
      Scenario: Configure an Active Directory Link for a Highly Available vRealize Automation
      Configure Smart Card Authentication for vRealize Automation
        Generate a Connector Activation Token
        Deploy the Connector OVA File
        Configure Connector Settings
        Apply Public Certificate Authority
        Create a Workspace Identity Provider
        Configure Certificate Authentication and Configure Default Access Policy Rules
      Create a Multi Domain or Multi Forest Active Directory Link
      Configuring Groups and User Roles
        Assign Roles to Directory Users or Groups
        Create a Custom Group
        Create a Business Group
        Troubleshooting Slow Performance When Displaying Group Members
      Scenario: Configure the Default Tenant for Rainpole
        Scenario: Create Local User Accounts for Rainpole
        Scenario: Connect Your Corporate Active Directory to vRealize Automation for Rainpole
        Scenario: Configure Branding for the Default Tenant for Rainpole
        Scenario: Create a Custom Group for Your Rainpole Architects
        Scenario: Assign IaaS Administrator Privileges to Your Custom Group of Rainpole Architects
      Create Additional Tenants
        Specify Tenant Information
        Configure Local Users
        Appoint Administrators
      Delete a Tenant
      Configuring Custom Branding
        Custom Branding for Tenant Login Page
        Custom Branding for Tenant Applications
      Checklist for Configuring Notifications
        Configuring Global Email Servers for Notifications
          Create a Global Inbound Email Server
          Create a Global Outbound Email Server
        Add a Tenant-Specific Outbound Email Server
        Add a Tenant-Specific Inbound Email Server
        Override a System Default Outbound Email Server
        Override a System Default Inbound Email Server
        Revert to System Default Email Servers
        Configure Notifications
        Customize the Date for Email Notification for Machine Expiration
        Configuring Templates for Automatic IaaS Emails
        Subscribe to Notifications
      Create a Custom RDP File to Support RDP Connections for Provisioned Machines
      Scenario: Add Datacenter Locations for Cross Region Deployments
      Configuring vRealize Orchestrator and Plug-Ins
        Configure the Default Workflow Folder for a Tenant
        Configure an External vRealize Orchestrator Server
        Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Configuration Interface
        Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Client
    Configuring Resources
      Checklist for Configuring IaaS Resources
        Store User Credentials
        Choosing an Endpoint Scenario
          Create a vSphere Endpoint
          Create a vSphere Endpoint with Network and Security Integration
          Create a vRealize Orchestrator Endpoint
            Configuring vRealize Orchestrator Endpoints for Networking
          Create a Third-Party IPAM Provider Endpoint
          Create a vCloud Air Endpoint
          Create a vCloud Director Endpoint
          Create a Hyper-V (SCVMM) Endpoint
          Create a Standalone Endpoint for Hyper-V
          Create a NetApp ONTAP Endpoint
          Create a KVM (RHEV) Endpoint
          Create a Xen Pool Endpoint
          Create a XenServer Endpoint
          Create an Amazon Endpoint
            Add an Amazon Instance Type
          Create a Microsoft Azure Endpoint
          Create an OpenStack or PowerVC Endpoint
          Import a List of Endpoints
            Preparing an Endpoint CSV File for Import
          Troubleshooting Attached vSphere Endpoint Cannot be Found
          Troubleshooting Locate the vCloud Air Management URL for an Organization Virtual Data Center
        Create a Fabric Group
        Configure Machine Prefixes
        Managing Key Pairs
          Create a Key Pair
          Upload the Private Key for a Key Pair
          Export the Private Key from a Key Pair
        Creating a Network Profile
          Using Network Profiles to Control IP Address Ranges
          Understanding CSV File Format for Importing Network Profile IP Addresses
            Import IP Addresses To a Network Profile From a CSV File
          Creating an External Network Profile For an Existing Network
            Create an External Network Profile By Using the Supplied IPAM Endpoint
              Specify External Network Profile Information By Using the Supplied IPAM Endpoint
              Configure External Network Profile IP Ranges By Using the Supplied IPAM Endpoint
            Create an External Network Profile by Using A Third-Party IPAM Provider
              Specify External Network Profile Information By Using a Third-Party IPAM Endpoint
              Configure External Network Profile IP Ranges By Using a Third-Party IPAM Endpoint
          Creating a Routed Network Profile For an On-Demand Network
            Create a Routed Network Profile By Using the Supplied IPAM Endpoint
              Specify Routed Network Profile Information with the vRealize Automation IPAM Endpoint
              Configure Routed Network Profile IP Ranges with the vRealize Automation IPAM Endpoint
            Create a Routed Network Profile By Using a Third-Party IPAM Endpoint
              Specify Routed Network Profile Information with a Third-Party IPAM Endpoint
              Configure Routed Network Profile IP Ranges with a Third-Party IPAM Endpoint
          Create a NAT Network Profile for an On-Demand Network
            Specify NAT Network Profile Information
            Configure NAT Network Profile IP Ranges
          Destroying Provisioned Machines and Releasing IP Addresses
        Configuring Reservations and Reservation Policies
          Reservations
            Choosing a Reservation Scenario
            Creating Cloud Category Reservations
              Understanding Selection Logic for Cloud Reservations
              Using Amazon Security Groups
              Create an Amazon Reservation
                Specify Amazon Reservation Information
                Specify Resource and Network Settings for Amazon Reservations
                Specify Custom Properties and Alerts for Amazon Reservations
              Create an OpenStack Reservation
                Specify OpenStack Reservation Information
                Specify Resources and Network Settings for OpenStack Reservations
                Specify Custom Properties and Alerts for OpenStack Reservations
              Create a vCloud Air Reservation
                Specify vCloud Air Reservation Information
                Specify Resources and Network Settings for a vCloud Air Reservation
                Specify Custom Properties and Alerts for a vCloud Air Reservation
              Create a vCloud Director Reservation
                Specify vCloud Director Reservation Information
                Specify Resources and Network Settings for a vCloud Director Reservation
                Specify Custom Properties and Alerts for vCloud Director Reservations
              Create a Reservation for Microsoft Azure
                Configure Microsoft Azure Basic Reservation Information
                Configure Azure Reservation Resource Information
                Configure Azure Reservation Network Information
              Scenario: Create an Amazon Reservation for a Proof of Concept Environment
                Scenaro: Specify Amazon AWS Reservation Information for a Proof of Concept Environment
                Scenario: Specify Amazon AWS Network Settings for a Proof of Concept Environment
                Scenario: Specify Custom Properties to Run Agent Communications Through Your Tunnel
            Creating Virtual Category Reservations
              Understanding Selection Logic for Reservations
              Creating a vSphere Reservation for NSX Network and Security Virtualization
              Create a Reservation for Hyper-V, KVM, SCVMM, vSphere , or XenServer
                Specify Virtual Reservation Information
                Specify Resource and Networking Settings for a Virtual Reservation
                Specify Custom Properties and Alerts for Virtual Reservations
            Edit a Reservation to Assign a Network Profile
          Reservation Policies
            Configure a Reservation Policy
              Create a Reservation Policy
              Assign a Reservation Policy to a Reservation
          Storage Reservation Policies
            Configure a Storage Reservation Policy
              Create a Storage Reservation Policy
              Assign a Storage Reservation Policy to a Datastore
        Scenario: Configure IaaS Resources for Rainpole
          Scenario: Create a Fabric Group for Rainpole
          Scenario: Configure Machine Prefixes for Rainpole
          Scenario: Create a Business Group for Your Rainpole Architects to Test Catalog Items
          Scenario: Create a Reservation to Assign Resources to Your Rainpole Architects
        Scenario: Apply a Location to a Compute Resource for Cross Region Deployments
        Checklist for Provisioning a vRealize Automation Deployment Using an External IPAM Provider
      Configuring XaaS Resources
        Configure the Active Directory Plug-In as an Endpoint
        Configure the HTTP-REST Plug-In as an Endpoint
        Configure the PowerShell Plug-in as an Endpoint
        Configure the SOAP Plug-In as an Endpoint
        Configure the vCenter Server Plug-In as an Endpoint
        Create a Microsoft Azure Endpoint
      Creating and Configuring Containers
        View and Manage Container Hosts
          Add a Container Host
        Using Container Deployment Placements
          Create and Manage Container Placements and Placement Settings
          Set a Deployment Placement on a Host
          Set a Deployment Policy for a Placement
        Using Container Placement Zones
        Configuring Container Settings
          Configure Health Checks in Containers
          Configure Links in Containers
          Configure Exposed Services in Containers
          Configure Cluster Size and Scale in Containers
        Configuring and Using Templates and Images in Containers
          Create a Custom Container Template
          Import a Container Template or Docker Compose File
          Provision a Container from a Template or Image
          Export a Container Template or Docker Compose File
        Using Container Registries
          Create and Manage Container Registries
        Configuring Network Resources for Containers
          Create a New Network for Containers
          Add a Network to a Container Template
      Installing Additional Plug-Ins on the Default vRealize Orchestrator Server
      Working With Active Directory Policies
        Create and Apply Active Directory Policies
          Create an Active Directory Policy
          Scenario: Add a Custom Property to Blueprints to Override an Active Directory Policy
  Providing On-Demand Services to Users
    Designing Blueprints
    Exporting and Importing Blueprints
      Scenario: Importing the Dukes Bank for vSphere Sample Application and Configuring for Your Environment
        Scenario: Import the Dukes Bank for vSphere Sample Application
        Scenario: Configure Dukes Bank vSphere Sample Components for Your Environment
      Scenario: Test the Dukes Bank Sample Application
    Building Your Design Library
      Designing Machine Blueprints
        Space-Efficient Storage for Virtual Provisioning
        Configure a Machine Blueprint
        Machine Blueprint Settings
          New Blueprint and Blueprint Properties Settings
          vSphere Machine Component Settings
          vCloud Air Machine Component Settings
          Amazon Machine Component Settings
          OpenStack Machine Component Settings
          Troubleshooting Blueprints for Clone and Linked Clone
        Designing Machine Blueprints with Networking and Security
          New Blueprint and Blueprint Properties Settings with NSX
            Applying an NSX Transport Zone to a Blueprint
            Applying an NSX Edge or Routed Gateway Reservation Policy to a Blueprint
            Applying an NSX App Isolation Security Policy to a Blueprint
          Adding Network and Security Properties to a Machine Component
          Configuring Network and Security Component Settings
            Using Security Components in the Design Canvas
              Add an Existing Security Group Component
              Add an On-Demand Security Group Component
              Add an Existing Security Tag Component
            Using Network Components in the Design Canvas
              Add an Existing Network Component
              Add an On-Demand NAT or On-Demand Routed Network Component
            Using Load Balancer Components in the Design Canvas
              Add an On-Demand Load Balancer Component
            Using Containers Network Components in the Design Canvas
              Add a Container Network Component
          Associating Network and Security Components
        Using Container Components in Blueprints
          Container Component Settings
          Using Container Properties and Property Groups in a Blueprint
          Pushing Container Templates for Use in Blueprints
          Provisioning a Docker Container or Host from a Blueprint
        Creating Microsoft Azure Blueprints and Incorporating Resource Actions
          Create a Blueprint for Microsoft Azure
          Create Azure Custom Resource Actions
        Scenario: Create a vSphere CentOS Blueprint for Cloning in Rainpole
          Scenario: Create a Blueprint for Your Rainpole Machine Component
          Scenario: Configure General Details for Your Rainpole Machine Component
          Scenario: Specify Build Information for Your Rainpole Machine Component
          Scenario: Configure Machine Resources for Your Rainpole Machines
        Scenario: Turn Your Rainpole Machine into a Base for Delivering Software Components
          Scenario: Install the Guest Agent and Software Bootstrap Agent on Your Rainpole Machine
          Scenario: Create a Linked Clone Blueprint Based on Your Rainpole Snapshot
        Add RDP Connection Support to Your Windows Machine Blueprints
        Scenario: Add Active Directory Cleanup to Your CentOS Blueprint
        Scenario: Allow Requesters to Specify Machine Host Name
        Scenario: Enable Users to Select Datacenter Locations for Cross Region Deployments
      Designing Software Components
        Property Types and Setting Options
        When Your Software Component Needs Information from Another Component
        Passing Property Values Between Life Cycle Stages
        Best Practices for Developing Components
        Create a Software Component
        Scenario: Create a MySQL Software Component for Rainpole
        Software Component Settings
      Designing XaaS Blueprints and Resource Actions
        vRealize Orchestrator Integration in vRealize Automation
        List of vRealize Orchestrator Plug-Ins
        Creating XaaS Blueprints and Resource Actions
          XaaS Blueprint Terminology
          XaaS Blueprint Design Considerations
          Add an XaaS Custom Resource
            XaaS Custom Resource Wizard Options
          Create an XaaS Blueprint
            Add an XaaS Blueprint
              XaaS Blueprint New or Edit Wizard Options
            Add an XaaS Blueprint to a Composite Blueprint
          Create an XaaS Resource Action
            Create a Resource Action
            Publish a Resource Action
            Assign an Icon to an XaaS Resource Action
        Mapping Other Resources to Work with XaaS Resource Actions
          Resource Mapping Script Actions and Workflows
          Create a Resource Mapping
        Designing Forms for XaaS Blueprints and Actions
          Fields in the Form Designer
          Constraints and Values in the Form Designer
          External Value Definitions in the Form Designer
          Working With the Form Designer
            Designing a Custom Resource Form
              Edit a Custom Resource Element
              Add a New Custom Resource Form Page
              Insert a Section Header in a Custom Resource Form
              Insert a Text Element in a Custom Resource Form
              Insert an Externally Defined Field in a Custom Resource Form
            Designing an XaaS Blueprint Form
              Add a New XaaS Blueprint Form
              Edit an XaaS Blueprint Element
              Add a New Element
              Insert a Section Header in a XaaS Blueprint Form
              Add a Text Element to an XaaS Blueprint Form
            Designing a Resource Action Form
              Add a New Resource Action Form
              Add a New Element to a Resource Action Form
              Edit a Resource Action Element
              Insert a Section Header in a Resource Action Form
              Add a Text Element to a Resource Action Form
        XaaS Examples and Scenarios
          Create an XaaS Blueprint and Action for Creating and Modifying a User
            Create a Test User as a Custom Resource
            Create an XaaS Blueprint for Creating a User
            Create a Resource Action to Change a User Password
            Create a Service and Add Creating a Test User Blueprint to the Service
            Entitle the Service and the Resource Action to a Consumer
          Create and Publish an XaaS Action to Migrate a Virtual Machine
            Create a Resource Action to Migrate a vSphere Virtual Machine
            Publish the Action for Migrating a vSphere Virtual Machine
          Create an XaaS Action to Migrate a Virtual Machine With vMotion
            Create an Action to Migrate a vSphere Virtual Machine With vMotion
            Edit the Resource Action Form
            Add a Submitted Action Details Form and Save the Action
            Publish the Action for Migrating a Virtual Machine with vMotion
          Create and Publish an XaaS Action to Take a Snapshot
            Create the Action to Take a Snapshot of a vSphere Virtual Machine
            Publish the Action for Taking a Snapshot
          Create and Publish an XaaS Action to Start an Amazon Virtual Machine
            Create a Resource Mapping for Amazon Instances
            Create a Resource Action to Start an Amazon Virtual Machine
            Publish the Action for Starting Amazon Instances
        Troubleshooting Incorrect Accents and Special Characters in XaaS Blueprints
      Publishing a Blueprint
        Publish a Blueprint
    Assembling Composite Blueprints
      Understanding Nested Blueprint Behavior
      Selecting a Machine Component that Supports Software Components
      Creating Property Bindings Between Blueprint Components
      Creating Explicit Dependencies and Controlling the Order of Provisioning
      Scenario: Assemble and Test a Blueprint to Deliver MySQL on Rainpole Linked Clone Machines
        Scenario: Create a Container for Your MySQL on CentOS Rainpole Blueprint
        Scenario: Add Software and a Machine to the MySQL on CentOS Blueprint for Rainpole
        Scenario: Add Your CentOS with MySQL Catalog Item to the Rainpole Service
        Scenario: Provision the CentOS with MySQL Catalog Item for Rainpole
    Managing the Service Catalog
      Checklist for Configuring the Service Catalog
      Creating a Service
        Add a Service
        Add Catalog Items to a Service
      Working with Catalog Items and Actions
        Configure a Catalog Item
        Configure an Action for the Service Catalog
      Creating Entitlements
        Understanding Entitlement Option Interactions
          Services in Entitlements
          Catalog Items and Components in Entitlements
          Actions in Entitlements
          Approval Policies in Entitlements
        Entitle Users to Services, Catalog Items, and Actions
        Prioritize Entitlements
      Working with Approval Policies
        Examples of Approval Policies Based on the Virtual Machine Policy Type
        Example of Actions with Approval Policies Applied in a Composite Deployment
        Example of an Approval Policy in Multiple Entitlements
        Processing Approval Policies in the Service Catalog
        Create an Approval Policy
          Specify Approval Policy Information
          Create an Approval Level
          Configure the Approval Form to Include System and Custom Properties
          Approval Policy Settings
            Approval Policy Type Settings
            Add Approval Policy Settings
            Add Level Information to Approval Policy Settings
            Add System Properties to Approval Policy Settings
            Add Custom Properties to Approval Policy Settings
        Modify an Approval Policy
        Deactivate an Approval Policy
        Delete an Approval Policy
      Scenario: Configure the Catalog for Rainpole Architects to Test Blueprints
        Scenario: Create a Catalog Service for Rainpole Blueprint Testing
        Scenario: Add Your vSphere CentOS Catalog Item to the Rainpole Service
        Scenario: Entitle Your Rainpole Architects to Request Catalog Items
      Scenario: Test Your Rainpole CentOS Machine
        Scenario: Request Your Rainpole Virtual Machine
        Scenario: Log in to the Provisioned Rainpole Machine
      Scenario: Make the CentOS with MySQL Application Blueprint Available in the Service Catalog
        Scenario: Create a Development and Quality Engineering Catalog Service
        Scenario: Add CentOS with MySQL to Your Dev and QE Service
        Scenario: Entitle Users to Request Dev and QE Service Items as a Catalog Item
      Scenario: Create and Apply CentOS with MySQL Approval Policies
        Scenario: Create a CentOS with MySQL Virtual Machine Approval Policy
        Scenario: Create a MySQL Software Component Approval Policy
        Scenario: Apply Approval Policies to CentOS with MySQL Components
  Managing vRealize Automation
    Broadcast a Message on the Message Board Portlet
    Starting Up and Shutting Down vRealize Automation
      Start Up vRealize Automation
      Restart vRealize Automation
      Shut Down vRealize Automation
    Updating vRealize Automation Certificates
      Extracting Certificates and Private Keys
      Replace Certificates in the vRealize Automation appliance
      Replace the Infrastructure as a Service Certificate
      Replace the IaaS Manager Service Certificate
      Updating the vRealize Automation Appliance Management Site Certificate
        Find the Management Agent Identifier
        Replace the vRealize Automation Appliance Management Site Certificate
        Update Management Agent Certificate Recognition
          Manually Update Management Agent Certificate Recognition
          Automatically Update Management Agents in a Distributed Environment to Recognize a vRealize Automation Appliance Management Site Certificate
      Replace a Management Agent Certificate
      Change the Polling Method for Certificates
    Managing the vRealize Automation Postgres Appliance Database
      Configure the Appliance Database
      Scenario: Perform Manual Appliance Database Failover
      Scenario: Perform a Maintenance Database Failover
    Backup and Recovery for vRealize Automation Installations
      Backing Up vRealize Automation
        Backing Up vRealize Automation Certificates
        Backing Up Load Balancers
        Backing Up vRealize Automation Databases
        Backing Up the vRealize Automation Appliance
        Backing Up IaaS Components
      Activate the Failover Manager Service Host
      vRealize Automation System Recovery
        Restoring vRealize Automation Databases
          Restore the Databases
        Restore the vRealize Automation appliance and Load Balancer
        Restoring the IaaS Website, Manager Services, and Their Load Balancers
          Restore the IaaS Website Service or Web Load Balancer
          Restore the Manager Service or Manager Service Load Balancer
        Reinstall the DEM Orchestrator and the DEM Workers
        Reinstall the IaaS Agents
    The Customer Experience Improvement Program
      Join or Leave the Customer Experience Improvement Program for vRealize Automation
      Configure Data Collection Time
    Adjusting System Settings
      Modify the All Services Icon in the Service Catalog
      Customize Data Rollover Settings
      Adjusting Settings in the Manager Service Configuration File
        Setting Resource-Intensive Concurrency Limits
          Configuring Concurrent Machine Provisioning
          Configuring Concurrent Data Collections
          Adjust Concurrency Limits and Timeout Intervals
          Adjust Execution Frequency of Machine Callbacks
        Adjust IaaS Log Settings
    Monitoring vRealize Automation
      Monitoring Workflows and Viewing Logs
      Monitoring Event Logs and Services
        vRealize Automation Services
      Viewing Host Information for Clusters in Distributed Deployments
        Collect Logs for Clusters and Distributed Deployments
        Remove a Node from the Distributed Deployment Information Table
    Monitoring and Managing Resources
      Choosing a Resource Monitoring Scenario
        Managing Resource Reports
          Add Reports to the Home Page
          Configure the Report Layout
          Export Report Data
          Resource Reports
          Add the Business Groups Resource Allocation Portlet to the Home Tab
      Resource Usage Terminology
      Connecting to a Cloud Machine
        Collect User Credentials for an Amazon Machine
        Collect User Credentials for a vCloud Machine
      Reducing Reservation Usage by Attrition
      Decommissioning a Storage Path
        Disable a Storage Path
      Data Collection
        Start Endpoint Data Collection Manually
        Configure Compute Resource Data Collection
        Update Cost Data for All Compute Resources
      Understanding vSwap Allocation Checking for vCenter Server Endpoints
      Removing Datacenter Locations
    Monitoring Containers
    Bulk Import, Update, or Migrate Virtual Machines
      Import a Virtual Machine to a vRealize Automation Environment
      Update a Virtual Machine in a vRealize Automation Environment
      Migrate a Virtual Machine to a Different vRealize Automation Environment
    Managing Machines
      Managing Virtual Machines
        Reconfigure a Machine
          Start the Operation
          Reconfigure CPUs and Memory
          Reconfigure Storage
          Add Custom Properties
          Reconfigure Networks
          Schedule the Start
            Workflow States of Reconfigure Operations
        Configure a Metrics Provider
        Send Reclamation Requests
        Track Reclamation Requests
        Change the Reservation of a Managed Machine
        Create a Snapshot of Your Machine
        Configuring Remote Consoles for vSphere with Untrusted SSL Certificates
          Configure Firefox to Trust a Certificate for vRealize Automation
          Configure Internet Explorer to Trust a Certificate for vRealize Automation Appliance
          Configure Chrome to Trust a Certificate for vRealize Automation Appliance
        Connect Remotely to a Machine
      Running Actions for Provisioned Resources
        Action Menu Options for Provisioned Resources
        Troubleshooting Missing Actions in the Resource Actions Menu
  Integrating Third-Party Server Automation Tools
    IaaS Integration for BMC BladeLogic
      Updated Information
      BMC BladeLogic Configuration Manager Overview
      Set the PowerShell Execution Policy to RemoteSigned
      Install an EPI Agent for BMC BladeLogic
      Extend the Default Software Installation Timeout
      Integrate BMC BladeLogic
      Creating BMC BladeLogic Blueprints
        Add BMC BladeLogic Integration to a Blueprint
        Custom Properties for BMC BladeLogic Configuration Manager Integration
      Publish a Blueprint
    IaaS Integration for HP Server Automation
      Updated Information
      HP Server Automation Overview
      Install the HP Server Automation PowerShell Snap-In
        Set the PowerShell Execution Policy to RemoteSigned
      Install an EPI Agent for HP Server Automation
      Extend the Default Software Installation Timeout
      Integrating HP Server Automation
        Enable Provisioning from HP Server Automation Boot Images
        Preparing an HP Server Automation Template for Cloning
          Prepare a Reference Machine for Linux
          Prepare a Reference Machine for Windows
      Enable vRealize Automation Software Installation from HP Server Automation
      Creating Blueprints for HP Server Automation
        Create a Virtual Blueprint for Creating from an HP Server Automation Boot Image
        Create a Blueprint for Cloning from an HP Server Automation Template
      Custom Properties for HP Server Automation Integration
      Publish a Blueprint
  Custom Properties and the Property Dictionary
    Using Custom Properties
      Adding Custom Properties
      Using Properties in Machine Provisioning
      Understanding Custom Properties Precedence
        Custom Property Types
    Custom Properties Grouped by Function
      Custom Properties for Blueprints and Deployments
      Custom Properties for Naming and Analyzing Deployments
      Custom Properties for Openstack Endpoints
      Custom Properties for Clone Blueprints
      Custom Properties for Linked Clone Blueprints
      Custom Properties for FlexClone Blueprints
      Custom Properties for Basic Workflow Blueprints
      Custom Properties for Linux Kickstart Blueprints
      Custom Properties for SCCM Blueprints
      Custom Properties for WIM Blueprints
      Custom Properties for vCloud Air and vCloud Director Blueprints
      Custom Properties for Networking
      Custom Properties for PXE Provisioning
      Custom Properties for vRealize Automation Guest Agent
      Custom Properties for BMC BladeLogic Configuration Manager Integration
      Custom Properties for HP Server Automation Integration
    Custom Properties Grouped by Name
      Custom Properties Underscore (_) Table
      Custom Properties A Table
      Custom Properties B Table
      Custom Properties C Table
      Custom Properties E Table
      Custom Properties H Table
      Custom Properties I Table
      Custom Properties L Table
      Custom Properties M Table
      Custom Properties O Table
      Custom Properties P Table
      Custom Properties R Table
      Custom Properties S Table
      Custom Properties V Table
      Custom Properties X Table
    Using the Property Dictionary
      Using Property Definitions
        Create and Test Custom Property Definitions
          Create Custom Property Definitions
            Create a Property Definition
            Create a Custom Property That Validates Against a Regular Expression
            Create a vRealize Orchestrator Action Custom Property Definition
            Bind Custom Properties to Create a Parent-Child Relationship
          Add a Custom Property to a Blueprint
            Add a Custom Property or Property Group as a Blueprint Machine Property
            Add a Custom Property as a Network Custom Property
          Verify the Custom Property in the Catalog Request Form
        Configuration Details for the vRealize Orchestrator Action Custom Property Definitions
          Network Custom Property Definition
          Reservation Policy Custom Property Definition
          PowerShell Script Custom Property Definition
          Database Query Custom Property Definition
          Custom Action Custom Property Definition
      Using Property Groups
        Create a Property Group
  Life Cycle Extensibility
    Machine Extensibility Overview
      Machine Life Cycle Extensibility
      Choosing a Life Cycle Extensibility Scenario
    Extending Machine Lifecycles By Using vRealize Orchestrator
      Extending Machine Lifecycles by Using vRealize Orchestrator Checklist
      Configuring the vRealize Automation Plug-in for Machine Extensibility
        Add a vRealize Automation Host
        Add an IaaS Host
        Install vRealize Orchestrator Customization
        Create a vRealize Orchestrator Endpoint
      Customizing IaaS Workflows By Using vRealize Orchestrator
        Assign a State Change Workflow to a Blueprint and Its Virtual Machines
    Configuring Workflow Subscriptions to Extend vRealize Automation
      Event Topics Provided With vRealize Automation
      Workflow Subscriptions and Event Broker Terminology
      Blockable and Replyable Event Topics
      Best Practices for Creating vRealize Orchestrator Workflows for Workflow Subscriptions
      Workflow Subscription Settings
        Workflow Subscription Event Topic Tab Settings
        Workflow Subscription Conditions Tab Settings
        Workflow Subscription Workflow Tab Settings
        Workflow Subscription Details Tab Settings
      Working with Provisioning and Life Cycle Workflow Subscriptions
        Configuring vRealize Orchestrator Workflows for Provisioning and Life Cycle Workflows
        Workflow Subscription Life Cycle State Definitions
          VMPS Master Workflow Life Cycle States
          Example of VMPS Master Workflow
          Provisioning Life Cycle States by Machine Type
        Configuring the Timeout Values for States and Events
        Configuring the Error Behavior for States and Events
        Scenario: Take a Post-Provisioning Snapshot of a Virtual Machine
          Scenario: Create a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow for a Post-Provisioning Snapshot Action
          Scenario: Create a Post-Provisioning Snapshot Workflow Subscription
      Working with Approval Workflow Subscriptions
        Configuring vRealize Orchestrator Workflows for Approval Event Topics
        Scenario: Send Software Requests to an External System for Approval
          Scenario: Create a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow for Approval Workflow Subscriptions
          Scenario: Create an Approval Policy for External Approval
          Scenario: Create a Pre-Approval Workflow Subscription
      Troubleshooting Workflow Subscriptions
        Troubleshooting vRealize Orchestrator Workflows That Do Not Start
        Troubleshooting Provisioning Requests That Take Too Much Time
        Troubleshooting a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow That Does Not Run for an Approval Request
        Troubleshooting a Rejected Approval Request That Should Be Approved
        Troubleshooting a Rejected Approval Request
    Extending Machine Life Cycles By Using vRealize Automation Designer
      Extending Machine Life Cycles By Using vRealize Automation Designer Checklist
      Installing and Configuring vRealize Automation Designer
        Installing vRealize Automation Designer
          vRealize Automation Designer Prerequisites
          Download the vRealize Automation Designer Installer
          Install vRealize Automation Designer
        Configuring vRealize Orchestrator Endpoints
          vCenter Orchestrator Integration Prerequisites
          Create a vRealize Orchestrator Endpoint
          Associate a vRealize Orchestrator Endpoint with a Blueprint
      Customizing IaaS Workflows By Using vRealize Automation Designer
        The vRealize Automation Designer Console
        IaaS Workflow Types
          State Change Workflows
          Configuring a State Change Workflow Overview
          Menu Operation Workflows
          Configuring a Menu Operation Workflow Overview
        Customize an IaaS Workflow
        Using vRealize Orchestrator Workflow Activities
          Call a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow
          Get the Status of a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow
          Get the Results of a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow
          vRealize Orchestrator and IaaS Object Types
        Configure a Blueprint to Call a State Change Workflow
        Configuring a Menu Operation Workflow
          Configure a Menu Operation
            Create an Operation Configuration File
            Install an Operation in the Model Manager
          Register New Menu Operations with the Service Catalog
          Configure a Blueprint to Enable a Menu Operation Workflow
        Revert to a Previous Revision of a Workflow
    Workflows and Distributed Execution Management
      Associate Workflows and DEM Workers by Using Skills
      Remove Associations between Skills and DEM Workers
      Remove Associations between Skills and Workflows
      Remove a Skill
    CloudUtil Command Reference
      DEM Commands
        DEM-Add-Skills
        DEM-List
        DEM-Remove-Skills
      File Commands
        File-Export
        File-Import
        File-List
        File-Remove-All
        File-Remove-Rev
        File-Rollback
        File-Update
      Operation Commands
        Operation-Create
        Operation-Delete
        Operation-List
      Skill Commands
        Skill-Install
        Skill-List
        Skill-Uninstall
      Workflow Commands
        Workflow-Add-Skills
        Workflow-List
        Workflow-Remove-Skills
        Workflow-Rollback
        Workflow-Update
      Import Commands
        Machine-BulkRegisterExport
        Machine-BulkRegisterImport
    vRealize Automation Workflow Activity Reference
      DynamicOps.Repository.Activities
        AddLink
        AddObject
        AttachTo
        CreateRepositoryServiceContext<T>
        DeleteLink
        DeleteObject
        InvokeRepositoryWorkflow
        LoadProperty
        SaveChanges
        SetLink
        UpdateObject
      DynamicOps.Cdk.Activities
        ExecutePowerShellScript
        ExecuteSshScript
        GetMachineName
        GetMachineOwner
        GetMachineProperties
        GetMachineProperty
        GetScriptFromName
        InvokePowerShell
        InvokeSshCommand
        LogMachineEvent
        LogMessage
        RunProcess
        SendEmail
        SetMachineProperty
        SetWorkflowResult
  Developer Resources
    Programming Guide
      Overview of the vRealize Automation REST API
      REST API Authentication
        Using HTTP Bearer Tokens
          Configure the Duration of an HTTP Bearer Token
          Request an HTTP Bearer Token
            Syntax for Requesting an HTTP Bearer Token
          Validate an HTTP Bearer Token
          Delete an HTTP Bearer Token
      REST API Use Cases
        Create a Tenant
          Syntax for Displaying Your Current Tenants
          Syntax for Requesting a New Tenant
          Syntax for Listing All Tenant Identity Stores
          Syntax for Linking an Identity Store to the Tenant
          Syntax for Searching LDAP or Active Directory for a User
          Syntax for Assigning a User to a Role
          Syntax for Displaying all Roles Assigned to a User
        Request a Machine
          Syntax for Listing Shared and Private Catalog Items
          Syntax for Getting Information for a Catalog Item
          Syntax for Getting a Template Request for a Catalog Item
          Syntax for Requesting a Machine
          Syntax for Viewing Details of a Machine Request
        Approve a Machine Request
          Syntax for Listing Work Items
          Syntax for Getting Work Item Details
          Syntax for Constructing a JSON File to Approve a Machine Request
          Syntax for Approving a Submitted Machine Request
          Syntax for Updating Cost Information
        List Provisioned Resources
          Syntax for Displaying Your Provisioned Resources
          Syntax for Displaying Provisioned Resources by Resource Type
          Syntax for Displaying All Available Resource Types
          Syntax for Displaying Provisioned Resources by Business Groups You Manage
          Syntax for Viewing Machine Details
        Manage Provisioned Deployments
          Syntax for Getting Deployment Details
          Syntax for Navigating to the Children of a Deployed Resource
          Perform a Day 2 Action: Power Off
          Perform a Day 2 Action: Change Lease
        Working with Reservations
          Create a Reservation
            Display a List of Supported Reservation Types
              Syntax for Displaying a List of Supported Reservation Types
            Displaying a Schema Definition for a Reservation
              Display a Schema Definition for a vSphere Reservation
                Syntax for Displaying a Schema Definition for a vSphere Reservation
              Display a Schema Definition for an Amazon Reservation
                Syntax for Displaying a Schema Definition for an Amazon Reservation
              Display a Schema Definition for a vCloud Air Reservation
                Syntax for Displaying a Schema Definition for a vCloud Air Reservation
            Get the Business Group ID for a Reservation
              Syntax for Getting the Business Group ID for a Reservation
            Get a Compute Resource for the Reservation
              Syntax for Getting a Compute Resource for a Reservation
            Getting a Resources Schema by Reservation Type
              Get Resources Schema for a vSphere Reservation
                Syntax for Getting Resources Schema for a vSphere Reservation
              Get Resources Schema for an Amazon Reservation
                Syntax for Getting Resources Schema for an Amazon Reservation
              Get Resources Schema for a vCloud Air Reservation
                Syntax for Getting Resources Schema for a vCloud Air Reservation
            Creating a Reservation By Type
              Create a vSphere Reservation
                Syntax for Creating a vSphere Reservation
              Create a vCloud Air Reservation
                Syntax for Creating a vCloud Air Reservation
              Create an Amazon Reservation
                Syntax for Creating an Amazon Reservation
            Verify a Reservation and Get Reservation Details
              Syntax for Verifying a Reservation and Getting Reservation Details
          Display a List of Reservations
            Syntax for Displaying a List of Reservations
          Update a Reservation
            Syntax for Updating a Reservation
          Delete a Reservation
            Syntax for Deleting a Reservation
        Working with Reservation Policies
          List Reservation Policies
            Syntax for Listing Reservation Policies
          Create a Reservation Policy
            Syntax for Creating a Reservation Policy
          Display a Reservation Policy by ID
            Syntax for Displaying a Reservation Policy by ID
          Update a Reservation Policy
            Syntax for Updating a Reservation Policy
          Delete a Reservation Policy
            Syntax for Deleting a Reservation Policy Syntax
        Working with Key Pairs
          Get a Key Pair List
            Syntax for Getting a Key Pair List
          Create a Key Pair
            Syntax for Creating a Key Pair
          Query a Key Pair
            Syntax for Querying a Key Pair
          Update a Key Pair
            Syntax for Updating a Key Pair
          Delete a Key Pair
            Syntax for Deleting a Key Pair
        Working with Network Profiles
          Get a Network Profile List
            Syntax for Getting a Network Profile List
          Create a Network Profile
            Syntax for Creating an External Network Profile Without IPAM
            Syntax for Creating an External Network Profile Using External IPAM
          Query a Network Profile
            Syntax for Querying a Network Profile
          Update a Network Profile
            Syntax for Updating a Network Profile
          Delete a Network Profile
            Syntax for Deleting a Network Profile
        Get a List of Available IP Ranges for an IPAM Provider
        Import and Export Content
          Syntax for Listing Supported Content Types
          Syntax for Listing Available Content
          Syntax for Filtering Content by Content Type
          Syntax for Creating a Package for Export
          Syntax for Listing Packages in the Content Service
          Syntax for Exporting a Package
          Syntax for Validating a Content Bundle Before Importing
          Syntax for Importing a Package
          Understanding Blueprint Schema
          Manage XaaS Content with Import and Export
            Export XaaS Content
            Import XaaS Content
      Related Tools and Documentation
        Using the vRealize Automation API Reference
        View Reference Information for an API
        Using vRealize CloudClient
        Using Third Party Tools
      Filtering and Formatting REST API Information
    REST API Reference
      vRealize Automation REST API Reference
      Advanced Designer Service
      Approval Service
      Branding Service
      Catalog Service
      Component Registry Service
      Composition Service
      Content Management Service
      Endpoint Configuration Service
      Event Broker Service
      Forms Service
      IaaS Proxy Provider
      Identity Service
      IPAM Service
      Management Service
      Network Service
      Notification Service
      Orchestration Gateway Service
      Portal Service
      Properties Service
      Reservation Service
      Software Service
      Work Item Service
  Foundations and Concepts
    Using Scenarios
    Using the Goal Navigator
    Introducing vRealize Automation
      Providing On-Demand Services to Users Overview
        Infrastructure as a Service Overview
        Software Components Overview
        XaaS Overview
        Service Catalog Overview
        Containers Overview
          Use the Containers Context-Sensitive Help
      vRealize Business for Cloud Overview
    Tenancy and User Roles
      Tenancy Overview
        User and Group Management
        Comparison of Single-Tenant and Multitenant Deployments
      User Roles Overview
        System-Wide Role Overview
        System-Wide Roles and Responsibilities
        Tenant Role Overview
        Tenant Roles and Responsibilities in vRealize Automation
        Containers User Roles and Access Privileges
    Service Catalog
      Requesting and Managing Items in the Catalog
      Creating and Publishing Catalog Items
      Services for the Service Catalog
      Catalog Items
      Actions
      Entitlements
      Approval Policies
    Infrastructure as a Service
      Configuring Infrastructure Fabric
      Infrastructure Source Endpoints
      Compute Resources
      Data Collection
      Fabric Groups
      Business Groups
      Machine Prefixes
      Resource Reservations
      Configuring Reservation Policies
      Machine Blueprints
      Machine Leases and Reclamation
        Machine Leases
        Reclamation Overview
      Scaling and Reconfiguring Deployments
    XaaS Blueprints and Resource Actions
      Creating XaaS Blueprints and Actions
      Custom Resources
      Resource Mappings
      XaaS Blueprints
      Resource Actions
      Designing Forms for XaaS Blueprints and Actions
    Common Components
      Notifications
      Branding
    Life Cycle Extensibility
      vRealize Automation Extensibility Options
      Leveraging Existing and Future Infrastructure
      Configuring Business-Relevant Services
      Extending vRealize Automation with Event-Based Workflows
      Integrating with Third-Party Management Systems
      Adding New IT Services and Creating New Actions
      Calling vRealize Automation Services from External Applications
      Distributed Execution
    Configure the Chrome Browser to Access the Web Interface
  Planning Resources
    vRealize Automation Reference Architecture
      Initial Deployment and Configuration Recommendations
      vRealize Automation Deployment
      vRealize Business for Cloud Deployment Considerations
      vRealize Automation Scalability
        Configure Manager Service for High Data Volume
        Distributed Execution Manager Performance Analysis and Tuning
      vRealize Business for Cloud Scalability
      vRealize Automation High Availability Configuration Considerations
      vRealize Business for Cloud High Availability Considerations
      vRealize Automation Hardware Specifications
      vRealize Automation Small Deployment Requirements
      vRealize Automation Medium Deployment Requirements
      vRealize Automation Large Deployment Requirements
    vRealize Automation Secure Configuration
      vRealize Automation Secure Baseline Overview
      Verifying the Integrity of Installation Media
      Hardening VMware System Software Infrastructure
        Hardening the VMware vSphere ® Environment
        Hardening the Infrastructure as a Service Host
        Hardening Microsoft SQL Server
        Hardening Microsoft .NET
        Hardening Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
      Reviewing Installed Software
      VMware Security Advisories and Patches
      Secure Configuration
        Securing the vRealize Automation appliance
          Change the Root Password
          Verify Root Password Hash and Complexity
          Verify Root Password History
          Manage Password Expiry
          Managing Secure Shell and Administrative Accounts
            Enable or Disable Secure Shell on the vRealize Automation Appliances
            Create Local Administrator Account for Secure Shell
            Restrict Secure Shell Access
            Maintain Secure Shell Key File Permissions
            Harden the Secure Shell Server Configuration
            Harden the Secure Shell Client Configuration
            Verifying Secure Shell Key File Permissions
          Change the Virtual Appliance Management Interface User
          Set Boot Loader Authentication
          Configure NTP
          Configuring TLS for vRealize Automation appliance Data In-transit
            Enable TLS on Localhost Configuration
            Enable Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 Compliance
            Verify that SSLv3 is Disabled
            Disable TLS 1.0
            Configuring TLS Cipher Suites for vRealize Automation Components
              Disable Weak Ciphers in HA Proxy
              Disable Weak Ciphers in the vRealize Automation appliance Console Proxy Service
              Disable Weak Ciphers in vRealize Automation appliance vCO Service
              Disable Weak Ciphers in the vRealize Automation appliance RabbitMQ Service
          Verifying Security of Data-at-Rest
            Configure PostgreSQL Client Authentication
          Configure vRealize Automation Application Resources
          Customizing Console Proxy Configuration
            Customize VMware Remote Console Ticket Expiry
            Customize Console Proxy Server Port
            Configure X-XSS-Protection Response Header
            Configure HTTP Strict Transport Security Response Header
            Configure X-Frame-Options Response Header
          Configuring Server Response Headers
            Configure the Lighttpd Server Response Header
            Configure the TCServer Response Header for the vRealize Automation appliance
            Configure the Internet Information Services Server Response Header
          Set vRealize Automation appliance Session Timeout
          Managing Nonessential Software
            Secure the USB Mass Storage Handler
            Secure the Bluetooth Protocol Handler
            Secure the Stream Control Transmission Protocol
            Secure the Datagram Congestion Protocol
            Secure Network Bridging
            Secure Reliable Datagram Sockets Protocol
            Secure Transparent Inter-Process Communication Protocol
            Secure Internetwork Packet Exchange Protocol
            Secure Appletalk Protocol
            Secure DECnet Protocol
            Secure Firewire Module
        Securing the Infrastructure as a Service Component
          Disabling Windows Time Service
          Configuring TLS for Infrastructure as a Service Data-in-Transit
            Disable SSLv3 in Internet Information Services
            Disable TLS 1.0 for IaaS
          Configuring TLS Cipher Suites
          Verifying Host Server Security
          Protecting Application Resources
          Secure the Infrastructure as a Service Host Machine
      Configuring Host Network Security
        Configuring Network Settings for VMware Appliances
          Prevent User Control of Network Interfaces
          Set TCP Backlog Queue Size
          Deny ICMPv4 Echoes to Broadcast Address
          Disable IPv4 Proxy ARP
          Deny IPv4 ICMP Redirect Messages
          Deny IPv6 ICMP Redirect Messages
          Log IPv4 Martian Packets
          Use IPv4 Reverse Path Filtering
          Deny IPv4 Forwarding
          Deny IPv6 Forwarding
          Use IPv4 TCP Syncookies
          Deny IPv6 Router Advertisements
          Deny IPv6 Router Solicitations
          Deny IPv6 Router Preference in Router Solicitations
          Deny IPv6 Router Prefix
          Deny IPv6 Router Advertisement Hop Limit Settings
          Deny IPv6 Router Advertisement Autoconf Settings
          Deny IPv6 Neighbor Solicitations
          Restrict IPv6 Max Addresses
        Configuring Network Settings for the Infrastructure as a Service Host
        Configuring Ports and Protocols
          User Required Ports
          Administrator Required Ports
            vRealize Automation Appliance Ports
            Infrastructure as a Service Ports
      Auditing and Logging
  Installing or Upgrading vRealize Automation
    Installing vRealize Automation
      Installation Overview
        Installation Components
          The vRealize Automation Appliance
          Infrastructure as a Service
            Agents
        Deployment Type
          Minimal Deployments
          Distributed Deployments
        Choosing Your Installation Method
      Preparing for Installation
        Host Names and IP Addresses
        Hardware and Virtual Machine Requirements
        Browser Considerations
        Password Considerations
        Windows Server Requirements
          IaaS Database Server Requirements
          IaaS Web Service and Model Manager Server Requirements
          IaaS Manager Service
          Distributed Execution Manager Requirements
            Amazon Web Services EC2 Requirements
            Openstack and PowerVC Requirements
            Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization KVM (RHEV) Requirements
            SCVMM Requirements
        Port Requirements
        User Accounts and Credentials Required for Installation
        Security
          Certificates
          Extracting Certificates and Private Keys
          Security Passphrase
          Third-Party Software
        Time Synchronization
      Installing with the Installation Wizard
        Deploy the vRealize Automation Appliance
        Using the Installation Wizard for Minimal Deployments
          Run the Installation Wizard for a Minimal Deployment
          Installing the Management Agent
            Find the SSL Certificate Fingerprint for the Management Site Service
            Download and Install the Management Agent
          Synchronize Server Times
          Run the Prerequisite Checker
          Specify Minimal Deployment Parameters
          Create Snapshots Before You Begin the Installation
          Finish the Installation
          Address Installation Failures
          Set Up Credentials for Initial Content Configuration
        Using the Installation Wizard for Enterprise Deployments
          Run the Installation Wizard for an Enterprise Deployment
          Installing the Management Agent
            Find the SSL Certificate Fingerprint for the Management Site Service
            Download and Install the Management Agent
          Synchronize Server Times
          Run the Prerequisite Checker
          Specify Enterprise Deployment Parameters
          Create Snapshots Before You Begin the Installation
          Finish the Installation
          Address Installation Failures
          Set Up Credentials for Initial Content Configuration
        Step Through the vRealize Automation Installation Wizard
      The Standard Installation Interfaces
        Using the Standard Interfaces for Minimal Deployments
          Minimal Deployment Checklist
          Deploy and Configure the vRealize Automation Appliance
            Deploy the vRealize Automation Appliance
            Enable Time Synchronization on the vRealize Automation Appliance
            Configure the vRealize Automation Appliance
          Installing IaaS Components
            Enable Time Synchronization on the Windows Server
            IaaS Certificates
            Install the Infrastructure Components
              Download the IaaS Installer
              Select the Installation Type
              Check Prerequisites
              Specify Server and Account Settings
              Specify Managers and Agents
              Register the IaaS Components
              Finish the Installation
        Using the Standard Interfaces for Distributed Deployments
          Distributed Deployment Checklist
          Distributed Installation Components
          Disabling Load Balancer Health Checks
          Certificate Trust Requirements in a Distributed Deployment
          Configure Web Component, Manager Service and DEM Host Certificate Trust
          Installation Worksheets
          Deploy the vRealize Automation Appliance
          Configuring Your Load Balancer
          Configuring Appliances for vRealize Automation
            Configure the Primary vRealize Automation Appliance
              Enable Time Synchronization on the vRealize Automation appliance
              Configure the vRealize Automation Appliance
            Configuring Additional Instances of the vRealize Automation Appliance
              Enable Time Synchronization on the vRealize Automation Appliance
              Add Another vRealize Automation Appliance to the Cluster
              Disable Unused Services
              Validate the Distributed Deployment
          Install the IaaS Components in a Distributed Configuration
            Install IaaS Certificates
            Download the IaaS Installer
            Choosing an IaaS Database Scenario
              Create the IaaS Database Manually
              Prepare an Empty Database
              Create the IaaS Database Using the Installation Wizard
            Install an IaaS Website Component and Model Manager Data
              Install the First IaaS Web Server Component
              Configure Model Manager Data
            Install Additional IaaS Web Server Components
            Install the Active Manager Service
            Install a Backup Manager Service Component
            Installing Distributed Execution Managers
              Install the Distributed Execution Managers
              Configure the DEM to Connect to SCVMM at a Different Installation Path
            Configuring Windows Service to Access the IaaS Database
              Enable IaaS Database Access from the Service User
              Configure the Windows Services Account to Use SQL Authentication
            Verify IaaS Services
        Installing Agents
          Set the PowerShell Execution Policy to RemoteSigned
          Choosing the Agent Installation Scenario
          Agent Installation Location and Requirements
          Installing and Configuring the Proxy Agent for vSphere
            vSphere Agent Requirements
            Install the vSphere Agent
            Configure the vSphere Agent
          Installing the Proxy Agent for Hyper-V or XenServer
            Hyper-V and XenServer Requirements
            Install the Hyper-V or XenServer Agent
            Configure the Hyper-V or XenServer Agent
          Installing the VDI Agent for XenDesktop
            XenDesktop Requirements
            Set the XenServer Host Name
            Install the XenDesktop Agent
          Installing the EPI Agent for Citrix
            Citrix Provisioning Server Requirements
            Install the Citrix Agent
          Installing the EPI Agent for Visual Basic Scripting
            Visual Basic Scripting Requirements
            Install the Agent for Visual Basic Scripting
          Installing the WMI Agent for Remote WMI Requests
            Enable Remote WMI Requests on Windows Machines
            Install the WMI Agent
      Post-Installation Tasks
        Configure FIPS Compliant Encryption
        Replacing Self-Signed Certificates with Certificates Provided by an Authority
        Change the Master Appliance Host Name
        Change a Replica Appliance Host Name
        Installing the vRealize Log Insight Agent
        Configure Access to the Default Tenant
      Troubleshooting an Installation
        Default Log Locations
        Rolling Back a Failed Installation
          Roll Back a Minimal Installation
          Roll Back a Distributed Installation
        Create a Support Bundle
        General Installation Troubleshooting
          Installation or Upgrade Fails with a Load Balancer Timeout Error
          Server Times Are Not Synchronized
          Blank Pages May Appear When Using Internet Explorer 9 or 10 on Windows 7
          Cannot Establish Trust Relationship for the SSL/TLS Secure Channel
          Connect to the Network Through a Proxy Server
          Console Steps for Initial Content Configuration
          Cannot Downgrade vRealize Automation Licenses
        Troubleshooting the vRealize Automation Appliance
          Installers Fail to Download
          Encryption.key File has Incorrect Permissions
          Directories Management Identity Manager Fails to Start After Horizon-Workspace Restart
          Incorrect Appliance Role Assignments After Failover
          Failures After Promotion of Replica and Master Nodes
          Incorrect Component Service Registrations
        Troubleshooting IaaS Components
          Validating Server Certificates for IaaS
          Credentials Error When Running the IaaS Installer
          Save Settings Warning Appears During IaaS Installation
          Website Server and Distributed Execution Managers Fail to Install
          IaaS Authentication Fails During IaaS Web and Model Management Installation
          Failed to Install Model Manager Data and Web Components
          IaaS Windows Servers Do Not Support FIPS
          Adding an XaaS Endpoint Causes an Internal Error
          Uninstalling a Proxy Agent Fails
          Machine Requests Fail When Remote Transactions Are Disabled
          Error in Manager Service Communication
          Email Customization Behavior Has Changed
        Troubleshooting Log-In Errors
          Attempts to Log In as the IaaS Administrator with Incorrect UPN Format Credentials Fails with No Explanation
          Log In Fails with High Availability
          Proxy Prevents VMware Identity Manager User Log In
      Silent Installation
        Perform a Silent Installation
        Perform a Silent Management Agent Installation
        Silent Installation Answer File
        The Installation Command Line
          Installation Command Line Basics
          Installation Command Names
        The Installation API
        Convert Between Silent Properties and JSON
    Install and Configure a vRealize Automation Proof of Concept Deployment for Rainpole
      Scenario: Prepare to Install vRealize Automation for Rainpole
        Scenario: Worksheet for Installing vRealize Automation for Rainpole
        Scenario: Create vSphere Credentials for Rainpole
        Scenario: Configure DNS Entries for Your vRealize Automation Rainpole Machines
        Scenario: Prepare the Windows IaaS Server for Installing vRealize Automation for Rainpole
        Scenario: Enable Time Synchronization on the Windows IaaS Server for Rainpole
        Scenario: Deploy a vRealize Automation Appliance for Rainpole
      Scenario: Install vRealize Automation for Rainpole
        Scenario: Start the Installation Wizard for Rainpole
        Scenario: Install the Management Agent on Your Windows IaaS Server for Rainpole
        Scenario: Run the Prerequisite Checker for Rainpole
        Scenario: Specify Deployment Configuration Parameters for Rainpole
        Scenario: Take Snapshots Before you Start the Installation for Rainpole
        Scenario: Complete the vRealize Automation Installation for Rainpole
    Upgrading vRealize Automation
    Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1
      vRealize Automation 7.1 Upgrade Prerequisites and Process
        Prerequisites for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1
        Checklist for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1
      Preparing to Upgrade vRealize Automation 7.1
        Backup Prerequisites for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1
        Back Up Your Existing vRealize Automation 7.1 Environment
        Downloading vRealize Automation Appliance Updates
          Download vRealize Automation Appliance Updates from a VMware Repository
          Download Virtual Appliance Updates for Use with a CD-ROM Drive
      Updating the vRealize Automation 7.1 Appliance
        Install the Update on the Primary vRealize Automation 7.1 Appliance
      Upgrading the IaaS Server Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
        Upgrade IaaS Components Using the Upgrade Shell Script After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
        Upgrading IaaS Components Using the IaaS MSI Package After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
          Download the IaaS Installer to Upgrade IaaS Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
          Upgrade the IaaS Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
      Updating vRealize Orchestrator After Upgrading from vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
        Migrating an External vRealize Orchestrator Server to vRealize Automation 7.2
        Upgrade Stand-Alone vRealize Orchestrator After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
        Upgrade External vRealize Orchestrator Appliance Cluster After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2
      Add Users or Groups to an Active Directory Connection
      Enable Your Load Balancers
      Post-Upgrade Tasks for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.1
        Join Replica Appliance to Cluster
        Port Configuration for High-Availability Deployments
        Restore External Workflow Timeout Files
        Enabling the Connect to Remote Console Action for Consumers
        Verify That vRealize Orchestrator Service Is Available
        Restore Changes to Logging in the app.config File
      Troubleshooting the vRealize Automation 7.1 Upgrade
        Installation or Upgrade Fails with a Load Balancer Timeout Error
        Upgrade Fails for IaaS Website Component
        Manager Service Fails to Run Due to SSL Validation Errors During Runtime
        Log In Fails After Upgrade
        Unable to Upgrade Management Agent
        Delete Orphaned Nodes on vRealize Automation
        Join Cluster Command Appears to Fail After Upgrading a High-Availability Environment
        PostgreSQL Database Upgrade Merge Does Not Succeed
        Management Agent Upgrade is Unsuccessful
        Upgrade Fails to Upgrade the Management Agent or Certificate Not Installed on a IaaS Node
        Replica vRealize Automation Appliance Fails to Update
        Backup Copies of .xml Files Cause the System to Time Out
        Exclude Management Agents from Upgrade
        Unable to Create New Directory in vRealize Automation
    Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1
      vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 Upgrade Prerequisites and Process
        Prerequisites for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1
        Checklist for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1
      Preparing to Upgrade vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1
        Backup Prerequisites for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1
        Back Up Your Existing vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 Environment
        Increase vCenter Server Hardware Resources for vRealize Automation 7.0
        Power On the System
        Downloading vRealize Automation Appliance Updates
          Download vRealize Automation Appliance Updates from a VMware Repository
          Download Virtual Appliance Updates for Use with a CD-ROM Drive
      Updating the vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 Appliance
        Install the Update on the Primary vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 Appliance
        Install the Update on Secondary vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 Appliances
      Upgrading the IaaS Server Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
        Upgrade IaaS Components Using the Upgrade Shell Script After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
        Upgrading IaaS Components Using the IaaS MSI Package After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
          Download the IaaS Installer to Upgrade IaaS Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
          Upgrade the IaaS Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
      Updating vRealize Orchestrator After Upgrading from vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
        Migrating an External vRealize Orchestrator Server to vRealize Automation 7.2
        Upgrade Stand-Alone vRealize Orchestrator After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
        Upgrade External vRealize Orchestrator Appliance Cluster After Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 to 7.2
      Add Users or Groups to an Active Directory Connection
      Enable Your Load Balancers
      Post-Upgrade Tasks for Upgrading vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1
        Rejoin Replica to Cluster
        Port Configuration for High-Availability Deployments
        Enabling the Connect to Remote Console Action for Consumers
        Restore External Workflow Timeout Files
        Verify That vRealize Orchestrator Service Is Available
        Restore Changes to Logging in the app.config File
      Troubleshooting the vRealize Automation 7.0 or 7.0.1 Upgrade
        Installation or Upgrade Fails with a Load Balancer Timeout Error
        Upgrade Fails for IaaS Website Component
        Manager Service Fails to Run Due to SSL Validation Errors During Runtime
        Log In Fails After Upgrade
        Catalog Items Appear in the Service Catalog But Are Not Available to Request
        IaaS Windows Services Fail to Stop
        PostgreSQL External Database Merge Is Unsuccessful
        Delete Orphaned Nodes on vRealize Automation
        Join Cluster Command Appears to Fail After Upgrading a High-Availability Environment
        Upgrade Is Unsuccessful if Root Partition Does Not Provide Sufficient Free Space
        Management Agent Upgrade is Unsuccessful
        Upgrade Fails to Upgrade the Management Agent or Certificate Not Installed on a IaaS Node
        Backup Copies of .xml Files Cause the System to Time Out
        Exclude Management Agents from Upgrade
        Unable to Create New Directory in vRealize Automation
    Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5
      vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5 Prerequisites, Considerations, and Process
        Prerequisites for Upgrading from vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5
        Considerations About Upgrading to This vRealize Automation Version
          Upgrade and Identity Appliance Specifications
          Upgrade and Licensing
          Understanding How Roles Are Upgraded
          Understanding How Blueprints Are Upgraded
          Upgrade and vApp Blueprints, vCloud Endpoints, and vCloud Reservations
          Understanding How Multi-Machine Blueprints Are Upgraded
          Upgrade and Physical Endpoints, Reservations, and Blueprints
          Upgrade and Network Profile Settings
          Upgrade and Entitled Actions
          Upgrade and Custom Properties
          Upgrade and Application Services
          Upgrade and Advanced Service Design
          Upgrade and Blueprint Cost Information
        Checklist for Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5
      Preparing to Upgrade vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5
        Backup Prerequisites for Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5
          Back Up Your Existing vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5 Environment
          Increase vCenter Server Hardware Resources for vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5
          Power On the Entire System
        Shut Down vCloud Automation Center Services on Your IaaS Windows Server
        Downloading vRealize Automation Appliance Updates
          Download vRealize Automation Appliance Updates from a VMware Repository
          Download Virtual Appliance Updates for Use with a CD-ROM Drive
      Updating the vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5 Appliance
        Install the Update on the vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5 Appliance
        Update Your Single Sign-On Password for VMware Identity Manager
        Update the License Key
        Migrate Identity Stores to the VMware Identity Manager
          Create a Local User Account for Your Tenants
          Synchronize Users and Groups for an Active Directory Link
          Migrate Multiple Tenant and IaaS Administrators
        Install the Update on Additional vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5 Appliances
      Upgrading the IaaS Server Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.x to 7.2
        Upgrade IaaS Components Using the Upgrade Shell Script After Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.x to 7.2
        Upgrading IaaS Components Using the IaaS MSI Package After Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.x to 7.2
          Download the IaaS Installer for Upgrade
          Upgrade the IaaS Components After Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.x to 7.2
      Updating vRealize Orchestrator After Upgrading from vRealize Automation 6.x to 7.2
        Migrating an External vRealize Orchestrator Server to vRealize Automation 7.2
        Upgrade Stand-Alone vRealize Orchestrator After Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.x to 7.2
        Upgrade External vRealize Orchestrator Appliance Cluster After Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.x to 7.2
      Add Users or Groups to an Active Directory Connection
      Enable Your Load Balancers
      Post-Upgrade Tasks for Upgrading vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5
        Port Configuration for High-Availability Deployments
        Enabling the Connect to Remote Console Action for Consumers
        Restore External Workflow Timeout Files
        Verify That vRealize Orchestrator Service Is Available
        Restore Embedded vRealize Orchestrator Endpoint
        Restore Changes to Logging in the app.config File
      Troubleshooting the vRealize Automation 6.2.4 or 6.2.5 Upgrade
        Migration of Identity Store Fails Because the Active Directory is not Synchronized
        Migration of Identity Store Fails Because of Incorrect Credentials
        Migration of Identity Store Fails With a Timeout Error Message
        Installation or Upgrade Fails with a Load Balancer Timeout Error
        Upgrade Fails for IaaS Website Component
        Manager Service Fails to Run Due to SSL Validation Errors During Runtime
        Log In Fails After Upgrade
        Catalog Items Appear in the Service Catalog But Are Not Available to Request
        User Migration Batch Files Are Ineffective
        PostgreSQL External Database Merge Is Unsuccessful
        Join Cluster Command Appears to Fail After Upgrading a High-Availability Environment
        Upgrade Is Unsuccessful if Root Partition Does Not Provide Sufficient Free Space
        Backup Copies of .xml Files Cause the System to Time Out
        Delete Orphaned Nodes on vRealize Automation
        Upgrade Fails to Upgrade the Management Agent or Certificate Not Installed on a IaaS Node
        Unable to Create New Directory in vRealize Automation
    Migrating vRealize Automation 6.2.x
      Migration Prerequisites
      Migrate Identity Stores to the VMware Identity Manager
        Create a Local User Account for Your Tenants Before Migration
        Synchronize Users and Groups for an Active Directory Link Before Migration
      Migrate a vRealize Automation Environment
      Post-Migration Tasks for vRealize Automation
        Update the License Key After Migration
        Migrate Multiple Tenant and IaaS Administrators After Migration
        Reinstall the vRealize Orchestrator Plug-Ins
        Reconfigure Load Balancers
        Validate the vRealize Automation Migrated Environment
        Restore Embedded vRealize Orchestrator Endpoint
      Troubleshooting Migration
        PostgreSQL Version Causes Error
  External Preparations for Provisioning
    Preparing Your Environment for vRealize Automation Management
      Checklist for Preparing NSX Network and Security Configuration
        Install the NSX Plug-In on vRealize Orchestrator
        Run a vRealize Orchestrator and NSX Security Workflow
        Administrator Requirements for Provisioning NSX Universal Objects
      Checklist for Preparing For Third-Party IPAM Provider Support
        Obtain and Import the External IPAM Provider Package in vRealize Orchestrator
        Run Workflow to Register Third-Party IPAM Endpoint Type in vRealize Orchestrator
      Checklist for Configuring Containers for vRealize Automation
        Configuring Containers Using the vRealize Automation Automation Appliance
        Clustering Containers
      Preparing Your vCloud Director Environment for vRealize Automation
      Preparing Your vCloud Air Environment for vRealize Automation
      Preparing Your Amazon AWS Environment
        Amazon AWS User Roles and Credentials Required for vRealize Automation
        Allow Amazon AWS to Communicate with the Software Bootstrap Agent and Guest Agent
        Using Optional Amazon Features
          Using Amazon Security Groups
          Understanding Amazon Web Service Regions
          Using Amazon Virtual Private Cloud
          Using Elastic Load Balancers for Amazon Web Services
          Using Elastic IP Addresses for Amazon Web Services
          Using Elastic Block Storage for Amazon Web Services
        Scenario: Configure Network-to-Amazon VPC Connectivity for a Proof of Concept Environment
      Preparing Red Hat OpenStack Network and Security Features
        Using OpenStack Security Groups
        Using Floating IP Addresses with OpenStack
      Preparing Your SCVMM Environment
    Preparing for Machine Provisioning
      Choosing a Machine Provisioning Method to Prepare
      Checklist for Running Visual Basic Scripts During Provisioning
      Using vRealize Automation Guest Agent in Provisioning
        Configuring the Guest Agent to Trust a Server
        Install the Guest Agent on a Linux Reference Machine
        Install the Guest Agent on a Windows Reference Machine
      Checklist for Preparing to Provision by Cloning
        Worksheet for Virtual Provisioning by Cloning
      Preparing for vCloud Air and vCloud Director Provisioning
      Preparing for Linux Kickstart Provisioning
        Prepare the Linux Kickstart Configuration Sample File
        Specify Custom Scripts in a kickstart/autoYaST Configuration File
      Preparing for SCCM Provisioning
        Create a Software Package for SCCM Provisioning
      Preparing for WIM Provisioning
        Reference Machine Requirements for WIM Provisioning
        SysPrep Requirements for the Reference Machine
        Install PEBuilder
        Specify Custom Scripts in a PEBuilder WinPE
        Preparing for WIM Provisioning with VirtIO Drivers
        Create a WinPE Image by Using PEBuilder
        Manually Insert the Guest Agent into a WinPE Image
          Install the Guest Agent in a WinPE
          Configure the doagent.bat File
          Configure the doagentc.bat File
          Configure the Guest Agent Properties Files
      Preparing for Virtual Machine Image Provisioning
        Virtual Machine Images
        OpenStack Flavors
      Preparing for Amazon Machine Image Provisioning
        Understanding Amazon Machine Images
        Understanding Amazon Instance Types
        Add an Amazon Instance Type
      Scenario: Prepare vSphere Resources for Machine Provisioning in Rainpole
        Scenario: Convert Your CentOS Reference Machine into a Template for Rainpole
        Scenario: Create a Customization Specification for Cloning Linux Machines in Rainpole
    Preparing for Software Provisioning
      Preparing to Provision Machines with Software
        Prepare a Windows Reference Machine to Support Software
        Prepare a Linux Reference Machine to Support Software
        Updating Existing Virtual Machine Templates in vRealize Automation
      Scenario: Prepare a vSphere CentOS Template for Clone Machine and Software Component Blueprints
        Scenario: Prepare Your Reference Machine for Guest Agent Customizations and Software Components
        Scenario: Convert Your CentOS Reference Machine into a Template
        Scenario: Create a Customization Specification for vSphere Cloning
      Scenario: Prepare for Importing the Dukes Bank for vSphere Sample Application Blueprint
        Scenario: Prepare Your Reference Machine for the Dukes Bank vSphere Sample Application
        Scenario: Convert Your Reference Machine into a Template for the Dukes Bank vSphere Application
        Scenario: Create a Customization Specification for Cloning the Dukes Bank vSphere Sample Application Machines
  Configuring vRealize Automation
    Scenario: Request Initial Content for a Rainpole Proof of Concept Deployment
      Scenario: Request the vSphere Initial Setup Catalog Item for Rainpole
      Scenario: Complete the Initial Content Manual User Action for Rainpole
    Configuring Tenant Settings
      Choosing Directories Management Configuration Options
        Directories Management Overview
          Important Concepts Related to Active Directory
          Active Directory Environments
        Using Directories Management to Create an Active Directory Link
          Configure an Active Directory over LDAP/IWA Link
          Configure an OpenLDAP Directory Connection
            Limitations of LDAP Directory Integration
          Configure Directories Management for High Availability
          Configure a Bi Directional Trust Relationship Between vRealize Automation and Active Directory
          Configure SAML Federation Between Directories Management and SSO2
          Add Users or Groups to an Active Directory Connection
          Select Attributes to Sync with Directory
          Add Memory to Directories Management
          Create a Domain Host Lookup File to Override DNS Service Location (SRV) Lookup
        Managing User Attributes that Sync from Active Directory
        Managing Connectors and Connector Clusters
        Join a Connector Machine to a Domain
        About Domain Controller Selection
          Override the Default Subnet Selection
          Edit the domain_krb.properties file
          Troubleshooting domain_krb.properties
        Managing Access Policies
          Configuring Access Policy Settings
          Managing Web-Application-Specific Policies
          Manage the User Access Policy
        Integrating Alternative User Authentication Products with Directories Management
          Configuring SecurID for Directories Management
            Prepare the RSA SecurID Server
            Configure RSA SecurID Authentication
          Configuring RADIUS for Directories Management
            Prepare the RADIUS Server
            Configure RADIUS Authentication in Directories Management
          Configuring a Certificate or Smart Card Adapter for Use with Directories Management
            Using User Principal Name for Certificate Authentication
            Certificate Authority Required for Authentication
            Using Certificate Revocation Checking
            Configure Certificate Authentication for Directories Management
          Configuring a Third-Party Identity Provider Instance to Authenticate Users
            Configure an Identity Provider Instance
          Managing Authentication Methods to Apply to Users
            Add or Edit a Network Range
            Select Attributes to Sync with Directory
            Applying the Default Access Policy
              Apply Authentication Methods to Policy Rules
          Configuring Kerberos for Directories Management
            Configure Kerberos Authentication
            Configure Internet Explorer to Access the Web Interface
            Configure Firefox to Access the Web Interface
            Configure the Chrome Browser to Access the Web Interface
      Upgrading External Connectors for Directories Management
        Preparing to Upgrade an External Connector
          Check Availability of an External Connector Upgrade Online
          Configure Proxy Server Settings for the External Connector Appliance
        Upgrade an External Connector Online
        Upgrade an External Connector Offline
          Prepare a Local Web Server for Offline Upgrade
          Configure the Connector and Perform Offline Upgrade
        Configuring Settings After Upgrading an External Connector
        Troubleshooting External Connector Upgrade Errors
          Checking the Upgrade Error Logs
          Rolling Back to Snapshots of Connector
          Collecting a Log File Bundle
      Scenario: Configure an Active Directory Link for a Highly Available vRealize Automation
      Configure Smart Card Authentication for vRealize Automation
        Generate a Connector Activation Token
        Deploy the Connector OVA File
        Configure Connector Settings
        Apply Public Certificate Authority
        Create a Workspace Identity Provider
        Configure Certificate Authentication and Configure Default Access Policy Rules
      Create a Multi Domain or Multi Forest Active Directory Link
      Configuring Groups and User Roles
        Assign Roles to Directory Users or Groups
        Create a Custom Group
        Create a Business Group
        Troubleshooting Slow Performance When Displaying Group Members
      Scenario: Configure the Default Tenant for Rainpole
        Scenario: Create Local User Accounts for Rainpole
        Scenario: Connect Your Corporate Active Directory to vRealize Automation for Rainpole
        Scenario: Configure Branding for the Default Tenant for Rainpole
        Scenario: Create a Custom Group for Your Rainpole Architects
        Scenario: Assign IaaS Administrator Privileges to Your Custom Group of Rainpole Architects
      Create Additional Tenants
        Specify Tenant Information
        Configure Local Users
        Appoint Administrators
      Delete a Tenant
      Configuring Custom Branding
        Custom Branding for Tenant Login Page
        Custom Branding for Tenant Applications
      Checklist for Configuring Notifications
        Configuring Global Email Servers for Notifications
          Create a Global Inbound Email Server
          Create a Global Outbound Email Server
        Add a Tenant-Specific Outbound Email Server
        Add a Tenant-Specific Inbound Email Server
        Override a System Default Outbound Email Server
        Override a System Default Inbound Email Server
        Revert to System Default Email Servers
        Configure Notifications
        Customize the Date for Email Notification for Machine Expiration
        Configuring Templates for Automatic IaaS Emails
        Subscribe to Notifications
      Create a Custom RDP File to Support RDP Connections for Provisioned Machines
      Scenario: Add Datacenter Locations for Cross Region Deployments
      Configuring vRealize Orchestrator and Plug-Ins
        Configure the Default Workflow Folder for a Tenant
        Configure an External vRealize Orchestrator Server
        Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Configuration Interface
        Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Client
    Configuring Resources
      Checklist for Configuring IaaS Resources
        Store User Credentials
        Choosing an Endpoint Scenario
          Create a vSphere Endpoint
          Create a vSphere Endpoint with Network and Security Integration
          Create a vRealize Orchestrator Endpoint
            Configuring vRealize Orchestrator Endpoints for Networking
          Create a Third-Party IPAM Provider Endpoint
          Create a vCloud Air Endpoint
          Create a vCloud Director Endpoint
          Create a Hyper-V (SCVMM) Endpoint
          Create a Standalone Endpoint for Hyper-V
          Create a NetApp ONTAP Endpoint
          Create a KVM (RHEV) Endpoint
          Create a Xen Pool Endpoint
          Create a XenServer Endpoint
          Create an Amazon Endpoint
            Add an Amazon Instance Type
          Create a Microsoft Azure Endpoint
          Create an OpenStack or PowerVC Endpoint
          Import a List of Endpoints
            Preparing an Endpoint CSV File for Import
          Troubleshooting Attached vSphere Endpoint Cannot be Found
          Troubleshooting Locate the vCloud Air Management URL for an Organization Virtual Data Center
        Create a Fabric Group
        Configure Machine Prefixes
        Managing Key Pairs
          Create a Key Pair
          Upload the Private Key for a Key Pair
          Export the Private Key from a Key Pair
        Creating a Network Profile
          Using Network Profiles to Control IP Address Ranges
          Understanding CSV File Format for Importing Network Profile IP Addresses
            Import IP Addresses To a Network Profile From a CSV File
          Creating an External Network Profile For an Existing Network
            Create an External Network Profile By Using the Supplied IPAM Endpoint
              Specify External Network Profile Information By Using the Supplied IPAM Endpoint
              Configure External Network Profile IP Ranges By Using the Supplied IPAM Endpoint
            Create an External Network Profile by Using A Third-Party IPAM Provider
              Specify External Network Profile Information By Using a Third-Party IPAM Endpoint
              Configure External Network Profile IP Ranges By Using a Third-Party IPAM Endpoint
          Creating a Routed Network Profile For an On-Demand Network
            Create a Routed Network Profile By Using the Supplied IPAM Endpoint
              Specify Routed Network Profile Information with the vRealize Automation IPAM Endpoint
              Configure Routed Network Profile IP Ranges with the vRealize Automation IPAM Endpoint
            Create a Routed Network Profile By Using a Third-Party IPAM Endpoint
              Specify Routed Network Profile Information with a Third-Party IPAM Endpoint
              Configure Routed Network Profile IP Ranges with a Third-Party IPAM Endpoint
          Create a NAT Network Profile for an On-Demand Network
            Specify NAT Network Profile Information
            Configure NAT Network Profile IP Ranges
          Destroying Provisioned Machines and Releasing IP Addresses
        Configuring Reservations and Reservation Policies
          Reservations
            Choosing a Reservation Scenario
            Creating Cloud Category Reservations
              Understanding Selection Logic for Cloud Reservations
              Using Amazon Security Groups
              Create an Amazon Reservation
                Specify Amazon Reservation Information
                Specify Resource and Network Settings for Amazon Reservations
                Specify Custom Properties and Alerts for Amazon Reservations
              Create an OpenStack Reservation
                Specify OpenStack Reservation Information
                Specify Resources and Network Settings for OpenStack Reservations
                Specify Custom Properties and Alerts for OpenStack Reservations
              Create a vCloud Air Reservation
                Specify vCloud Air Reservation Information
                Specify Resources and Network Settings for a vCloud Air Reservation
                Specify Custom Properties and Alerts for a vCloud Air Reservation
              Create a vCloud Director Reservation
                Specify vCloud Director Reservation Information
                Specify Resources and Network Settings for a vCloud Director Reservation
                Specify Custom Properties and Alerts for vCloud Director Reservations
              Create a Reservation for Microsoft Azure
                Configure Microsoft Azure Basic Reservation Information
                Configure Azure Reservation Resource Information
                Configure Azure Reservation Network Information
              Scenario: Create an Amazon Reservation for a Proof of Concept Environment
                Scenaro: Specify Amazon AWS Reservation Information for a Proof of Concept Environment
                Scenario: Specify Amazon AWS Network Settings for a Proof of Concept Environment
                Scenario: Specify Custom Properties to Run Agent Communications Through Your Tunnel
            Creating Virtual Category Reservations
              Understanding Selection Logic for Reservations
              Creating a vSphere Reservation for NSX Network and Security Virtualization
              Create a Reservation for Hyper-V, KVM, SCVMM, vSphere , or XenServer
                Specify Virtual Reservation Information
                Specify Resource and Networking Settings for a Virtual Reservation
                Specify Custom Properties and Alerts for Virtual Reservations
            Edit a Reservation to Assign a Network Profile
          Reservation Policies
            Configure a Reservation Policy
              Create a Reservation Policy
              Assign a Reservation Policy to a Reservation
          Storage Reservation Policies
            Configure a Storage Reservation Policy
              Create a Storage Reservation Policy
              Assign a Storage Reservation Policy to a Datastore
        Scenario: Configure IaaS Resources for Rainpole
          Scenario: Create a Fabric Group for Rainpole
          Scenario: Configure Machine Prefixes for Rainpole
          Scenario: Create a Business Group for Your Rainpole Architects to Test Catalog Items
          Scenario: Create a Reservation to Assign Resources to Your Rainpole Architects
        Scenario: Apply a Location to a Compute Resource for Cross Region Deployments
        Checklist for Provisioning a vRealize Automation Deployment Using an External IPAM Provider
      Configuring XaaS Resources
        Configure the Active Directory Plug-In as an Endpoint
        Configure the HTTP-REST Plug-In as an Endpoint
        Configure the PowerShell Plug-in as an Endpoint
        Configure the SOAP Plug-In as an Endpoint
        Configure the vCenter Server Plug-In as an Endpoint
        Create a Microsoft Azure Endpoint
      Creating and Configuring Containers
        View and Manage Container Hosts
          Add a Container Host
        Using Container Deployment Placements
          Create and Manage Container Placements and Placement Settings
          Set a Deployment Placement on a Host
          Set a Deployment Policy for a Placement
        Using Container Placement Zones
        Configuring Container Settings
          Configure Health Checks in Containers
          Configure Links in Containers
          Configure Exposed Services in Containers
          Configure Cluster Size and Scale in Containers
        Configuring and Using Templates and Images in Containers
          Create a Custom Container Template
          Import a Container Template or Docker Compose File
          Provision a Container from a Template or Image
          Export a Container Template or Docker Compose File
        Using Container Registries
          Create and Manage Container Registries
        Configuring Network Resources for Containers
          Create a New Network for Containers
          Add a Network to a Container Template
      Installing Additional Plug-Ins on the Default vRealize Orchestrator Server
      Working With Active Directory Policies
        Create and Apply Active Directory Policies
          Create an Active Directory Policy
          Scenario: Add a Custom Property to Blueprints to Override an Active Directory Policy
  Providing On-Demand Services to Users
    Designing Blueprints
    Exporting and Importing Blueprints
      Scenario: Importing the Dukes Bank for vSphere Sample Application and Configuring for Your Environment
        Scenario: Import the Dukes Bank for vSphere Sample Application
        Scenario: Configure Dukes Bank vSphere Sample Components for Your Environment
      Scenario: Test the Dukes Bank Sample Application
    Building Your Design Library
      Designing Machine Blueprints
        Space-Efficient Storage for Virtual Provisioning
        Configure a Machine Blueprint
        Machine Blueprint Settings
          New Blueprint and Blueprint Properties Settings
          vSphere Machine Component Settings
          vCloud Air Machine Component Settings
          Amazon Machine Component Settings
          OpenStack Machine Component Settings
          Troubleshooting Blueprints for Clone and Linked Clone
        Designing Machine Blueprints with Networking and Security
          New Blueprint and Blueprint Properties Settings with NSX
            Applying an NSX Transport Zone to a Blueprint
            Applying an NSX Edge or Routed Gateway Reservation Policy to a Blueprint
            Applying an NSX App Isolation Security Policy to a Blueprint
          Adding Network and Security Properties to a Machine Component
          Configuring Network and Security Component Settings
            Using Security Components in the Design Canvas
              Add an Existing Security Group Component
              Add an On-Demand Security Group Component
              Add an Existing Security Tag Component
            Using Network Components in the Design Canvas
              Add an Existing Network Component
              Add an On-Demand NAT or On-Demand Routed Network Component
            Using Load Balancer Components in the Design Canvas
              Add an On-Demand Load Balancer Component
            Using Containers Network Components in the Design Canvas
              Add a Container Network Component
          Associating Network and Security Components
        Using Container Components in Blueprints
          Container Component Settings
          Using Container Properties and Property Groups in a Blueprint
          Pushing Container Templates for Use in Blueprints
          Provisioning a Docker Container or Host from a Blueprint
        Creating Microsoft Azure Blueprints and Incorporating Resource Actions
          Create a Blueprint for Microsoft Azure
          Create Azure Custom Resource Actions
        Scenario: Create a vSphere CentOS Blueprint for Cloning in Rainpole
          Scenario: Create a Blueprint for Your Rainpole Machine Component
          Scenario: Configure General Details for Your Rainpole Machine Component
          Scenario: Specify Build Information for Your Rainpole Machine Component
          Scenario: Configure Machine Resources for Your Rainpole Machines
        Scenario: Turn Your Rainpole Machine into a Base for Delivering Software Components
          Scenario: Install the Guest Agent and Software Bootstrap Agent on Your Rainpole Machine
          Scenario: Create a Linked Clone Blueprint Based on Your Rainpole Snapshot
        Add RDP Connection Support to Your Windows Machine Blueprints
        Scenario: Add Active Directory Cleanup to Your CentOS Blueprint
        Scenario: Allow Requesters to Specify Machine Host Name
        Scenario: Enable Users to Select Datacenter Locations for Cross Region Deployments
      Designing Software Components
        Property Types and Setting Options
        When Your Software Component Needs Information from Another Component
        Passing Property Values Between Life Cycle Stages
        Best Practices for Developing Components
        Create a Software Component
        Scenario: Create a MySQL Software Component for Rainpole
        Software Component Settings
      Designing XaaS Blueprints and Resource Actions
        vRealize Orchestrator Integration in vRealize Automation
        List of vRealize Orchestrator Plug-Ins
        Creating XaaS Blueprints and Resource Actions
          XaaS Blueprint Terminology
          XaaS Blueprint Design Considerations
          Add an XaaS Custom Resource
            XaaS Custom Resource Wizard Options
          Create an XaaS Blueprint
            Add an XaaS Blueprint
              XaaS Blueprint New or Edit Wizard Options
            Add an XaaS Blueprint to a Composite Blueprint
          Create an XaaS Resource Action
            Create a Resource Action
            Publish a Resource Action
            Assign an Icon to an XaaS Resource Action
        Mapping Other Resources to Work with XaaS Resource Actions
          Resource Mapping Script Actions and Workflows
          Create a Resource Mapping
        Designing Forms for XaaS Blueprints and Actions
          Fields in the Form Designer
          Constraints and Values in the Form Designer
          External Value Definitions in the Form Designer
          Working With the Form Designer
            Designing a Custom Resource Form
              Edit a Custom Resource Element
              Add a New Custom Resource Form Page
              Insert a Section Header in a Custom Resource Form
              Insert a Text Element in a Custom Resource Form
              Insert an Externally Defined Field in a Custom Resource Form
            Designing an XaaS Blueprint Form
              Add a New XaaS Blueprint Form
              Edit an XaaS Blueprint Element
              Add a New Element
              Insert a Section Header in a XaaS Blueprint Form
              Add a Text Element to an XaaS Blueprint Form
            Designing a Resource Action Form
              Add a New Resource Action Form
              Add a New Element to a Resource Action Form
              Edit a Resource Action Element
              Insert a Section Header in a Resource Action Form
              Add a Text Element to a Resource Action Form
        XaaS Examples and Scenarios
          Create an XaaS Blueprint and Action for Creating and Modifying a User
            Create a Test User as a Custom Resource
            Create an XaaS Blueprint for Creating a User
            Create a Resource Action to Change a User Password
            Create a Service and Add Creating a Test User Blueprint to the Service
            Entitle the Service and the Resource Action to a Consumer
          Create and Publish an XaaS Action to Migrate a Virtual Machine
            Create a Resource Action to Migrate a vSphere Virtual Machine
            Publish the Action for Migrating a vSphere Virtual Machine
          Create an XaaS Action to Migrate a Virtual Machine With vMotion
            Create an Action to Migrate a vSphere Virtual Machine With vMotion
            Edit the Resource Action Form
            Add a Submitted Action Details Form and Save the Action
            Publish the Action for Migrating a Virtual Machine with vMotion
          Create and Publish an XaaS Action to Take a Snapshot
            Create the Action to Take a Snapshot of a vSphere Virtual Machine
            Publish the Action for Taking a Snapshot
          Create and Publish an XaaS Action to Start an Amazon Virtual Machine
            Create a Resource Mapping for Amazon Instances
            Create a Resource Action to Start an Amazon Virtual Machine
            Publish the Action for Starting Amazon Instances
        Troubleshooting Incorrect Accents and Special Characters in XaaS Blueprints
      Publishing a Blueprint
        Publish a Blueprint
    Assembling Composite Blueprints
      Understanding Nested Blueprint Behavior
      Selecting a Machine Component that Supports Software Components
      Creating Property Bindings Between Blueprint Components
      Creating Explicit Dependencies and Controlling the Order of Provisioning
      Scenario: Assemble and Test a Blueprint to Deliver MySQL on Rainpole Linked Clone Machines
        Scenario: Create a Container for Your MySQL on CentOS Rainpole Blueprint
        Scenario: Add Software and a Machine to the MySQL on CentOS Blueprint for Rainpole
        Scenario: Add Your CentOS with MySQL Catalog Item to the Rainpole Service
        Scenario: Provision the CentOS with MySQL Catalog Item for Rainpole
    Managing the Service Catalog
      Checklist for Configuring the Service Catalog
      Creating a Service
        Add a Service
        Add Catalog Items to a Service
      Working with Catalog Items and Actions
        Configure a Catalog Item
        Configure an Action for the Service Catalog
      Creating Entitlements
        Understanding Entitlement Option Interactions
          Services in Entitlements
          Catalog Items and Components in Entitlements
          Actions in Entitlements
          Approval Policies in Entitlements
        Entitle Users to Services, Catalog Items, and Actions
        Prioritize Entitlements
      Working with Approval Policies
        Examples of Approval Policies Based on the Virtual Machine Policy Type
        Example of Actions with Approval Policies Applied in a Composite Deployment
        Example of an Approval Policy in Multiple Entitlements
        Processing Approval Policies in the Service Catalog
        Create an Approval Policy
          Specify Approval Policy Information
          Create an Approval Level
          Configure the Approval Form to Include System and Custom Properties
          Approval Policy Settings
            Approval Policy Type Settings
            Add Approval Policy Settings
            Add Level Information to Approval Policy Settings
            Add System Properties to Approval Policy Settings
            Add Custom Properties to Approval Policy Settings
        Modify an Approval Policy
        Deactivate an Approval Policy
        Delete an Approval Policy
      Scenario: Configure the Catalog for Rainpole Architects to Test Blueprints
        Scenario: Create a Catalog Service for Rainpole Blueprint Testing
        Scenario: Add Your vSphere CentOS Catalog Item to the Rainpole Service
        Scenario: Entitle Your Rainpole Architects to Request Catalog Items
      Scenario: Test Your Rainpole CentOS Machine
        Scenario: Request Your Rainpole Virtual Machine
        Scenario: Log in to the Provisioned Rainpole Machine
      Scenario: Make the CentOS with MySQL Application Blueprint Available in the Service Catalog
        Scenario: Create a Development and Quality Engineering Catalog Service
        Scenario: Add CentOS with MySQL to Your Dev and QE Service
        Scenario: Entitle Users to Request Dev and QE Service Items as a Catalog Item
      Scenario: Create and Apply CentOS with MySQL Approval Policies
        Scenario: Create a CentOS with MySQL Virtual Machine Approval Policy
        Scenario: Create a MySQL Software Component Approval Policy
        Scenario: Apply Approval Policies to CentOS with MySQL Components
  Managing vRealize Automation
    Broadcast a Message on the Message Board Portlet
    Starting Up and Shutting Down vRealize Automation
      Start Up vRealize Automation
      Restart vRealize Automation
      Shut Down vRealize Automation
    Updating vRealize Automation Certificates
      Extracting Certificates and Private Keys
      Replace Certificates in the vRealize Automation appliance
      Replace the Infrastructure as a Service Certificate
      Replace the IaaS Manager Service Certificate
      Updating the vRealize Automation Appliance Management Site Certificate
        Find the Management Agent Identifier
        Replace the vRealize Automation Appliance Management Site Certificate
        Update Management Agent Certificate Recognition
          Manually Update Management Agent Certificate Recognition
          Automatically Update Management Agents in a Distributed Environment to Recognize a vRealize Automation Appliance Management Site Certificate
      Replace a Management Agent Certificate
      Change the Polling Method for Certificates
    Managing the vRealize Automation Postgres Appliance Database
      Configure the Appliance Database
      Scenario: Perform Manual Appliance Database Failover
      Scenario: Perform a Maintenance Database Failover
    Backup and Recovery for vRealize Automation Installations
      Backing Up vRealize Automation
        Backing Up vRealize Automation Certificates
        Backing Up Load Balancers
        Backing Up vRealize Automation Databases
        Backing Up the vRealize Automation Appliance
        Backing Up IaaS Components
      Activate the Failover Manager Service Host
      vRealize Automation System Recovery
        Restoring vRealize Automation Databases
          Restore the Databases
        Restore the vRealize Automation appliance and Load Balancer
        Restoring the IaaS Website, Manager Services, and Their Load Balancers
          Restore the IaaS Website Service or Web Load Balancer
          Restore the Manager Service or Manager Service Load Balancer
        Reinstall the DEM Orchestrator and the DEM Workers
        Reinstall the IaaS Agents
    The Customer Experience Improvement Program
      Join or Leave the Customer Experience Improvement Program for vRealize Automation
      Configure Data Collection Time
    Adjusting System Settings
      Modify the All Services Icon in the Service Catalog
      Customize Data Rollover Settings
      Adjusting Settings in the Manager Service Configuration File
        Setting Resource-Intensive Concurrency Limits
          Configuring Concurrent Machine Provisioning
          Configuring Concurrent Data Collections
          Adjust Concurrency Limits and Timeout Intervals
          Adjust Execution Frequency of Machine Callbacks
        Adjust IaaS Log Settings
    Monitoring vRealize Automation
      Monitoring Workflows and Viewing Logs
      Monitoring Event Logs and Services
        vRealize Automation Services
      Viewing Host Information for Clusters in Distributed Deployments
        Collect Logs for Clusters and Distributed Deployments
        Remove a Node from the Distributed Deployment Information Table
    Monitoring and Managing Resources
      Choosing a Resource Monitoring Scenario
        Managing Resource Reports
          Add Reports to the Home Page
          Configure the Report Layout
          Export Report Data
          Resource Reports
          Add the Business Groups Resource Allocation Portlet to the Home Tab
      Resource Usage Terminology
      Connecting to a Cloud Machine
        Collect User Credentials for an Amazon Machine
        Collect User Credentials for a vCloud Machine
      Reducing Reservation Usage by Attrition
      Decommissioning a Storage Path
        Disable a Storage Path
      Data Collection
        Start Endpoint Data Collection Manually
        Configure Compute Resource Data Collection
        Update Cost Data for All Compute Resources
      Understanding vSwap Allocation Checking for vCenter Server Endpoints
      Removing Datacenter Locations
    Monitoring Containers
    Bulk Import, Update, or Migrate Virtual Machines
      Import a Virtual Machine to a vRealize Automation Environment
      Update a Virtual Machine in a vRealize Automation Environment
      Migrate a Virtual Machine to a Different vRealize Automation Environment
    Managing Machines
      Managing Virtual Machines
        Reconfigure a Machine
          Start the Operation
          Reconfigure CPUs and Memory
          Reconfigure Storage
          Add Custom Properties
          Reconfigure Networks
          Schedule the Start
            Workflow States of Reconfigure Operations
        Configure a Metrics Provider
        Send Reclamation Requests
        Track Reclamation Requests
        Change the Reservation of a Managed Machine
        Create a Snapshot of Your Machine
        Configuring Remote Consoles for vSphere with Untrusted SSL Certificates
          Configure Firefox to Trust a Certificate for vRealize Automation
          Configure Internet Explorer to Trust a Certificate for vRealize Automation Appliance
          Configure Chrome to Trust a Certificate for vRealize Automation Appliance
        Connect Remotely to a Machine
      Running Actions for Provisioned Resources
        Action Menu Options for Provisioned Resources
        Troubleshooting Missing Actions in the Resource Actions Menu
  Integrating Third-Party Server Automation Tools
    IaaS Integration for BMC BladeLogic
      Updated Information
      BMC BladeLogic Configuration Manager Overview
      Set the PowerShell Execution Policy to RemoteSigned
      Install an EPI Agent for BMC BladeLogic
      Extend the Default Software Installation Timeout
      Integrate BMC BladeLogic
      Creating BMC BladeLogic Blueprints
        Add BMC BladeLogic Integration to a Blueprint
        Custom Properties for BMC BladeLogic Configuration Manager Integration
      Publish a Blueprint
    IaaS Integration for HP Server Automation
      Updated Information
      HP Server Automation Overview
      Install the HP Server Automation PowerShell Snap-In
        Set the PowerShell Execution Policy to RemoteSigned
      Install an EPI Agent for HP Server Automation
      Extend the Default Software Installation Timeout
      Integrating HP Server Automation
        Enable Provisioning from HP Server Automation Boot Images
        Preparing an HP Server Automation Template for Cloning
          Prepare a Reference Machine for Linux
          Prepare a Reference Machine for Windows
      Enable vRealize Automation Software Installation from HP Server Automation
      Creating Blueprints for HP Server Automation
        Create a Virtual Blueprint for Creating from an HP Server Automation Boot Image
        Create a Blueprint for Cloning from an HP Server Automation Template
      Custom Properties for HP Server Automation Integration
      Publish a Blueprint
  Custom Properties and the Property Dictionary
    Using Custom Properties
      Adding Custom Properties
      Using Properties in Machine Provisioning
      Understanding Custom Properties Precedence
        Custom Property Types
    Custom Properties Grouped by Function
      Custom Properties for Blueprints and Deployments
      Custom Properties for Naming and Analyzing Deployments
      Custom Properties for Openstack Endpoints
      Custom Properties for Clone Blueprints
      Custom Properties for Linked Clone Blueprints
      Custom Properties for FlexClone Blueprints
      Custom Properties for Basic Workflow Blueprints
      Custom Properties for Linux Kickstart Blueprints
      Custom Properties for SCCM Blueprints
      Custom Properties for WIM Blueprints
      Custom Properties for vCloud Air and vCloud Director Blueprints
      Custom Properties for Networking
      Custom Properties for PXE Provisioning
      Custom Properties for vRealize Automation Guest Agent
      Custom Properties for BMC BladeLogic Configuration Manager Integration
      Custom Properties for HP Server Automation Integration
    Custom Properties Grouped by Name
      Custom Properties Underscore (_) Table
      Custom Properties A Table
      Custom Properties B Table
      Custom Properties C Table
      Custom Properties E Table
      Custom Properties H Table
      Custom Properties I Table
      Custom Properties L Table
      Custom Properties M Table
      Custom Properties O Table
      Custom Properties P Table
      Custom Properties R Table
      Custom Properties S Table
      Custom Properties V Table
      Custom Properties X Table
    Using the Property Dictionary
      Using Property Definitions
        Create and Test Custom Property Definitions
          Create Custom Property Definitions
            Create a Property Definition
            Create a Custom Property That Validates Against a Regular Expression
            Create a vRealize Orchestrator Action Custom Property Definition
            Bind Custom Properties to Create a Parent-Child Relationship
          Add a Custom Property to a Blueprint
            Add a Custom Property or Property Group as a Blueprint Machine Property
            Add a Custom Property as a Network Custom Property
          Verify the Custom Property in the Catalog Request Form
        Configuration Details for the vRealize Orchestrator Action Custom Property Definitions
          Network Custom Property Definition
          Reservation Policy Custom Property Definition
          PowerShell Script Custom Property Definition
          Database Query Custom Property Definition
          Custom Action Custom Property Definition
      Using Property Groups
        Create a Property Group
  Life Cycle Extensibility
    Machine Extensibility Overview
      Machine Life Cycle Extensibility
      Choosing a Life Cycle Extensibility Scenario
    Extending Machine Lifecycles By Using vRealize Orchestrator
      Extending Machine Lifecycles by Using vRealize Orchestrator Checklist
      Configuring the vRealize Automation Plug-in for Machine Extensibility
        Add a vRealize Automation Host
        Add an IaaS Host
        Install vRealize Orchestrator Customization
        Create a vRealize Orchestrator Endpoint
      Customizing IaaS Workflows By Using vRealize Orchestrator
        Assign a State Change Workflow to a Blueprint and Its Virtual Machines
    Configuring Workflow Subscriptions to Extend vRealize Automation
      Event Topics Provided With vRealize Automation
      Workflow Subscriptions and Event Broker Terminology
      Blockable and Replyable Event Topics
      Best Practices for Creating vRealize Orchestrator Workflows for Workflow Subscriptions
      Workflow Subscription Settings
        Workflow Subscription Event Topic Tab Settings
        Workflow Subscription Conditions Tab Settings
        Workflow Subscription Workflow Tab Settings
        Workflow Subscription Details Tab Settings
      Working with Provisioning and Life Cycle Workflow Subscriptions
        Configuring vRealize Orchestrator Workflows for Provisioning and Life Cycle Workflows
        Workflow Subscription Life Cycle State Definitions
          VMPS Master Workflow Life Cycle States
          Example of VMPS Master Workflow
          Provisioning Life Cycle States by Machine Type
        Configuring the Timeout Values for States and Events
        Configuring the Error Behavior for States and Events
        Scenario: Take a Post-Provisioning Snapshot of a Virtual Machine
          Scenario: Create a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow for a Post-Provisioning Snapshot Action
          Scenario: Create a Post-Provisioning Snapshot Workflow Subscription
      Working with Approval Workflow Subscriptions
        Configuring vRealize Orchestrator Workflows for Approval Event Topics
        Scenario: Send Software Requests to an External System for Approval
          Scenario: Create a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow for Approval Workflow Subscriptions
          Scenario: Create an Approval Policy for External Approval
          Scenario: Create a Pre-Approval Workflow Subscription
      Troubleshooting Workflow Subscriptions
        Troubleshooting vRealize Orchestrator Workflows That Do Not Start
        Troubleshooting Provisioning Requests That Take Too Much Time
        Troubleshooting a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow That Does Not Run for an Approval Request
        Troubleshooting a Rejected Approval Request That Should Be Approved
        Troubleshooting a Rejected Approval Request
    Extending Machine Life Cycles By Using vRealize Automation Designer
      Extending Machine Life Cycles By Using vRealize Automation Designer Checklist
      Installing and Configuring vRealize Automation Designer
        Installing vRealize Automation Designer
          vRealize Automation Designer Prerequisites
          Download the vRealize Automation Designer Installer
          Install vRealize Automation Designer
        Configuring vRealize Orchestrator Endpoints
          vCenter Orchestrator Integration Prerequisites
          Create a vRealize Orchestrator Endpoint
          Associate a vRealize Orchestrator Endpoint with a Blueprint
      Customizing IaaS Workflows By Using vRealize Automation Designer
        The vRealize Automation Designer Console
        IaaS Workflow Types
          State Change Workflows
          Configuring a State Change Workflow Overview
          Menu Operation Workflows
          Configuring a Menu Operation Workflow Overview
        Customize an IaaS Workflow
        Using vRealize Orchestrator Workflow Activities
          Call a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow
          Get the Status of a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow
          Get the Results of a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow
          vRealize Orchestrator and IaaS Object Types
        Configure a Blueprint to Call a State Change Workflow
        Configuring a Menu Operation Workflow
          Configure a Menu Operation
            Create an Operation Configuration File
            Install an Operation in the Model Manager
          Register New Menu Operations with the Service Catalog
          Configure a Blueprint to Enable a Menu Operation Workflow
        Revert to a Previous Revision of a Workflow
    Workflows and Distributed Execution Management
      Associate Workflows and DEM Workers by Using Skills
      Remove Associations between Skills and DEM Workers
      Remove Associations between Skills and Workflows
      Remove a Skill
    CloudUtil Command Reference
      DEM Commands
        DEM-Add-Skills
        DEM-List
        DEM-Remove-Skills
      File Commands
        File-Export
        File-Import
        File-List
        File-Remove-All
        File-Remove-Rev
        File-Rollback
        File-Update
      Operation Commands
        Operation-Create
        Operation-Delete
        Operation-List
      Skill Commands
        Skill-Install
        Skill-List
        Skill-Uninstall
      Workflow Commands
        Workflow-Add-Skills
        Workflow-List
        Workflow-Remove-Skills
        Workflow-Rollback
        Workflow-Update
      Import Commands
        Machine-BulkRegisterExport
        Machine-BulkRegisterImport
    vRealize Automation Workflow Activity Reference
      DynamicOps.Repository.Activities
        AddLink
        AddObject
        AttachTo
        CreateRepositoryServiceContext<T>
        DeleteLink
        DeleteObject
        InvokeRepositoryWorkflow
        LoadProperty
        SaveChanges
        SetLink
        UpdateObject
      DynamicOps.Cdk.Activities
        ExecutePowerShellScript
        ExecuteSshScript
        GetMachineName
        GetMachineOwner
        GetMachineProperties
        GetMachineProperty
        GetScriptFromName
        InvokePowerShell
        InvokeSshCommand
        LogMachineEvent
        LogMessage
        RunProcess
        SendEmail
        SetMachineProperty
        SetWorkflowResult
  Developer Resources
    Programming Guide
      Overview of the vRealize Automation REST API
      REST API Authentication
        Using HTTP Bearer Tokens
          Configure the Duration of an HTTP Bearer Token
          Request an HTTP Bearer Token
            Syntax for Requesting an HTTP Bearer Token
          Validate an HTTP Bearer Token
          Delete an HTTP Bearer Token
      REST API Use Cases
        Create a Tenant
          Syntax for Displaying Your Current Tenants
          Syntax for Requesting a New Tenant
          Syntax for Listing All Tenant Identity Stores
          Syntax for Linking an Identity Store to the Tenant
          Syntax for Searching LDAP or Active Directory for a User
          Syntax for Assigning a User to a Role
          Syntax for Displaying all Roles Assigned to a User
        Request a Machine
          Syntax for Listing Shared and Private Catalog Items
          Syntax for Getting Information for a Catalog Item
          Syntax for Getting a Template Request for a Catalog Item
          Syntax for Requesting a Machine
          Syntax for Viewing Details of a Machine Request
        Approve a Machine Request
          Syntax for Listing Work Items
          Syntax for Getting Work Item Details
          Syntax for Constructing a JSON File to Approve a Machine Request
          Syntax for Approving a Submitted Machine Request
          Syntax for Updating Cost Information
        List Provisioned Resources
          Syntax for Displaying Your Provisioned Resources
          Syntax for Displaying Provisioned Resources by Resource Type
          Syntax for Displaying All Available Resource Types
          Syntax for Displaying Provisioned Resources by Business Groups You Manage
          Syntax for Viewing Machine Details
        Manage Provisioned Deployments
          Syntax for Getting Deployment Details
          Syntax for Navigating to the Children of a Deployed Resource
          Perform a Day 2 Action: Power Off
          Perform a Day 2 Action: Change Lease
        Working with Reservations
          Create a Reservation
            Display a List of Supported Reservation Types
              Syntax for Displaying a List of Supported Reservation Types
            Displaying a Schema Definition for a Reservation
              Display a Schema Definition for a vSphere Reservation
                Syntax for Displaying a Schema Definition for a vSphere Reservation
              Display a Schema Definition for an Amazon Reservation
                Syntax for Displaying a Schema Definition for an Amazon Reservation
              Display a Schema Definition for a vCloud Air Reservation
                Syntax for Displaying a Schema Definition for a vCloud Air Reservation
            Get the Business Group ID for a Reservation
              Syntax for Getting the Business Group ID for a Reservation
            Get a Compute Resource for the Reservation
              Syntax for Getting a Compute Resource for a Reservation
            Getting a Resources Schema by Reservation Type
              Get Resources Schema for a vSphere Reservation
                Syntax for Getting Resources Schema for a vSphere Reservation
              Get Resources Schema for an Amazon Reservation
                Syntax for Getting Resources Schema for an Amazon Reservation
              Get Resources Schema for a vCloud Air Reservation
                Syntax for Getting Resources Schema for a vCloud Air Reservation
            Creating a Reservation By Type
              Create a vSphere Reservation
                Syntax for Creating a vSphere Reservation
              Create a vCloud Air Reservation
                Syntax for Creating a vCloud Air Reservation
              Create an Amazon Reservation
                Syntax for Creating an Amazon Reservation
            Verify a Reservation and Get Reservation Details
              Syntax for Verifying a Reservation and Getting Reservation Details
          Display a List of Reservations
            Syntax for Displaying a List of Reservations
          Update a Reservation
            Syntax for Updating a Reservation
          Delete a Reservation
            Syntax for Deleting a Reservation
        Working with Reservation Policies
          List Reservation Policies
            Syntax for Listing Reservation Policies
          Create a Reservation Policy
            Syntax for Creating a Reservation Policy
          Display a Reservation Policy by ID
            Syntax for Displaying a Reservation Policy by ID
          Update a Reservation Policy
            Syntax for Updating a Reservation Policy
          Delete a Reservation Policy
            Syntax for Deleting a Reservation Policy Syntax
        Working with Key Pairs
          Get a Key Pair List
            Syntax for Getting a Key Pair List
          Create a Key Pair
            Syntax for Creating a Key Pair
          Query a Key Pair
            Syntax for Querying a Key Pair
          Update a Key Pair
            Syntax for Updating a Key Pair
          Delete a Key Pair
            Syntax for Deleting a Key Pair
        Working with Network Profiles
          Get a Network Profile List
            Syntax for Getting a Network Profile List
          Create a Network Profile
            Syntax for Creating an External Network Profile Without IPAM
            Syntax for Creating an External Network Profile Using External IPAM
          Query a Network Profile
            Syntax for Querying a Network Profile
          Update a Network Profile
            Syntax for Updating a Network Profile
          Delete a Network Profile
            Syntax for Deleting a Network Profile
        Get a List of Available IP Ranges for an IPAM Provider
        Import and Export Content
          Syntax for Listing Supported Content Types
          Syntax for Listing Available Content
          Syntax for Filtering Content by Content Type
          Syntax for Creating a Package for Export
          Syntax for Listing Packages in the Content Service
          Syntax for Exporting a Package
          Syntax for Validating a Content Bundle Before Importing
          Syntax for Importing a Package
          Understanding Blueprint Schema
          Manage XaaS Content with Import and Export
            Export XaaS Content
            Import XaaS Content
      Related Tools and Documentation
        Using the vRealize Automation API Reference
        View Reference Information for an API
        Using vRealize CloudClient
        Using Third Party Tools
      Filtering and Formatting REST API Information
    REST API Reference
      vRealize Automation REST API Reference
      Advanced Designer Service
      Approval Service
      Branding Service
      Catalog Service
      Component Registry Service
      Composition Service
      Content Management Service
      Endpoint Configuration Service
      Event Broker Service
      Forms Service
      IaaS Proxy Provider
      Identity Service
      IPAM Service
      Management Service
      Network Service
      Notification Service
      Orchestration Gateway Service
      Portal Service
      Properties Service
      Reservation Service
      Software Service
      Work Item Service
Using the vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for vRealize Automation 7.2
  Role of vRealize Orchestrator with the vRealize Automation Plug-In
  Configuring the vRealize Automation Plug-In
    Configuration Workflows
      Add a vRealize Automation Host
      Add an IaaS Host
  Using the vRealize Automation Plug-In Workflows
    Remove Operation Restrictions
      Restricted Operations
    Using the vRealize Automation Plug-In Inventory
    Using the vRealize Automation Plug-In Administration Workflows
    Using the vRealize Automation Plug-In Infrastructure Administration Workflows
      Create a vRealize Automation IaaS Model Entity
      Read a vRealize Automation IaaS Model Entity
    Using the vRealize Automation Plug-In Requests Workflows
    Using the vRealize Automation Plug-In Sample Workflows
    Access the vRealize Automation Plug-In API
  Example vRealize Automation Plug-In Scripts
    CRUD Infrastructure Administration Tasks Example Scripts
    Finding vRealize Automation Entities Example Scripts
    Get a Resource Provisioned by vRealize Automation Example Script
    Common Tasks Example Scripts
  Role of vRealize Orchestrator with the vRealize Automation Plug-In
  Configuring the vRealize Automation Plug-In
    Configuration Workflows
      Add a vRealize Automation Host
      Add an IaaS Host
  Using the vRealize Automation Plug-In Workflows
    Remove Operation Restrictions
      Restricted Operations
    Using the vRealize Automation Plug-In Inventory
    Using the vRealize Automation Plug-In Administration Workflows
    Using the vRealize Automation Plug-In Infrastructure Administration Workflows
      Create a vRealize Automation IaaS Model Entity
      Read a vRealize Automation IaaS Model Entity
    Using the vRealize Automation Plug-In Requests Workflows
    Using the vRealize Automation Plug-In Sample Workflows
    Access the vRealize Automation Plug-In API
  Example vRealize Automation Plug-In Scripts
    CRUD Infrastructure Administration Tasks Example Scripts
    Finding vRealize Automation Entities Example Scripts
    Get a Resource Provisioned by vRealize Automation Example Script
    Common Tasks Example Scripts
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