vRA-Lab-03-How to install vRealize Automation Appliance

What is VMware vRealize Appliance?

The vRealize Appliance is a preconfigured virtual appliance that deploys the vRealize Automation server. The vRealize Automation is delivered as an open virtualization format (OVF) template. The system administrator deploys the virtual appliance to the existing virtualized infrastructure

2-Install VMWare AR Automation Appliance.

Download the vRealize Automation media from “my.vmware.com”. Once downloaded, go to the vCenter where you want to deploy your vRealize Automation appliance.

From vSphere Web Client -> vCenter -> Host & Cluster -> Right Click on Cluster or ESXI host -> Choose “Deploy OVF Template


In vApp deployment wizard -> Choose option “Local file” and “browse” your “vRealize Automation Appliance” -> Click “Next”


Review the OVF Details -> Click “Next”


Accept the End user License Agreement -> Click “Next”


Choose the “default name or enter a new one” and “Select a folder” where you want to place the appliance in DataCenter -> Click “Next”


Choose your datastore and other storage settings -> Click “Next”


Select a “Destination Network” and “IP Protocol” for your Appliance -> Click “Next”


Enter the information such as “root password, host name and IP Configurations” for your Appliance -> Click “Next”


Verify your configured information -> Click “Finish”


Now wait for Appliance to upload at the vCenter.



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