vRA 7.5 Software Components – “Failure executing script “10_installsoftware.bat”

Yet another post that’s ahead of finishing my AppDefense Series… but worth sharing nonetheless. I went down a rabbit hole for quite a while on this issue and wanted to detail what I’d found. The Background / Setup In my environment there is a requirement to support a wide range of different operating systems. In an… Read More

vRealize Automation 7.x Directory Sync Failure

tl;dr – In the event of Directory Sync failure, check the following two files on the vRA appliance for the proper Domain and Domain Controller information: /usr/local/horizon/conf/domain_krb.properties and /usr/local/horizon/conf/states/TENANTNAME/####/config-state.json If stale records exist, remove them and restart the appliance. If you use an external vIDM, you may need to search for similar files there. Scenario… Read More

vRealize Automation 7.3: Install, Configure, Manage (BETA) Review

Here’s the scenario: I’ve recently been introduced to vRealize Automation at work. We’re entering the tail end of the roll-out and I’ve only just begun to understand exactly how to interact with it. I understand why an organization might want to use the product, but I’ve just never been at a place in my career… Read More