(VMware Tutorial) Step by Step Installation for VMware vRealize Automation Distributed 6.1 (Part 1)

I would like to write a series on installation and configuration of VMware VRealize Automation (previously it was called vCloud Automation Center). I am writing these blog series based on my experience implementing it in one of big company, and they need a very big scalability infrastructure for their Cloud Management Platform. (> 50.000 users).

So, these are the steps to install, deploy & configure VRA 6.1 :

Step by Step Installation for VMware vRealize Automation Distributed 6.1 :

  1. Install & Configure F5 LTM and F5 GTM Load Balancer, DONE
  2. Create & Configure SAN Trusted Certificate (key, pem, pfx) from CA Server, DONE
  3. Install & Configure VMware Identity Appliance + certificate, DONE
  4. Install & Configure VCAC Appliance Primary + certificate, DONE
  5. Install & Configure Primary PostgreSQL. DONE
  6. Change DB for VCAC Appliance Primary to Stand Alone, DONE
  7. Install & Configure VCAC Appliance Secondary (Cluster), DONE
  8. Install & Configure VCAC Appliance Virtual Server (LB), DONE
  9. Install & Configure Secondary PostgreSQL (Cluster), DONE
  10. Test Cluster Functionality to VCAC from Load Balancer, DONE
  11. Test Cluster Functionality to PostgreSQL Database, DONE
  1. Configure vCenter and SQL Server to Join Domain,  DONE
  2. Install & Configure IAAS Web Primary + certificate, DONE
  3. Install & Configure IAAS Web Secondary + certificate, DONE
  4. Install & Configure IAAS Web Virtual Server (LB), DONE
  5. Install & Configure IAAS Mgr & DEM Orch Primary + certificate, DONE
  6. Install & Configure IAAS Mgr & DEM Orch Secondary + certificate, DONE
  7. Install & Configure IAAS Mgr & DEM Orch Virtual Server (LB), DONE
  8. Install & Configure DEM Worker @1st Site, DONE
  9. Install & Configure IAAS Agent @1st Site, DONE
  10. Install & Configure DEM Worker @2nd Site,  DONE
  11. Install & Configure IAAS Agent @2nd Site, DONE
  12. Install & Configure DEM Worker @3rd Site, DONE
  13. Install & Configure IAAS Agent @3rd Site, DONE
  1. Install & Configure VCO Server 1, DONE
  2. Install & Configure VCO Server 2, DONE
  3. Install & Configure VCO Virtual Server (LB), DONE
  1. Install & Configure ITBM, DONE

 

Location of log files for VMware products

To determine the default log locations for VMware products, see the most relevant document.
 
vSphere Suite
 
vCenter Server (formerly VirtualCenter Server):
ESXi/ESX:
vSphere Data Recovery:
vSphere Storage Appliance:
Site Recovery Manager
vCloud Director:
vShield/vCloud Networking and Security (vCNS):
VMware vCloud Automation Center 6.x:
vCenter Orchestrator:
Desktop Computing
View and Horizon View:
Horizon Mirage (formerly Mirage):

VMware Workstation: