Posts Tagged ‘Automation’

vCloud Automation Center Part 2 – Preparing the Installation

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Installing vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) requires some preparation. Although you can potentially install all components including the database on one single server, this isn’t an approach that’s suitable for production use. I would recommend installing all components on one single server for quick product evaluation purpose only. If you are planning to test-drive the product [...]

vCloud Automation Center Part 1 – Components Overview

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Last year VMware acquired DynamicOps and their product called DynamicOps Cloud Automation Center (DCAC). DynamicOps originally started as part of the Credit Suisse’s Global Research and Development Group in 2005 to help the company address the operational and governance challenges of rolling out virtualization technology. After VMware acquired DynamicOps, the product has been rebranded to [...]

Versioning and Renaming Elements in vCenter Orchestrator

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During the development cycle of a workflow, your workflow can change drastically whenever you add new functionalities. Therefore a good practice is saving different versions of your workflow. One way to achieve this is by utilizing the built-in versioning functionality. As a best practice, always increase the version number of your workflow when making changes [...]

vCenter Orchestrator Configuration Element Attribute Values Missing After Import.

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When importing a package on a vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) server in my lab I noticed that the values of the attributes inside the Configuration Elements (CE) were missing. At first I thought that it was because of the different version of vCO. (I exported the package as a backup from a vCO 4.2.1 and imported [...]