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Set the certificate private key password in a shell variable INKEY="<<CERT_PASSPHRASE>>" Get a PFX file from original cert openssl pkcs12 -export \ -in <<fqdn>>.crt \ -inkey <<fqdn>>.key \ -certfile ca-root.crt \ -name "rui" \ -passout pass:$INKEY \ -out <<fqdn>>.pfx Get PEM file from orginial cert openssl pkcs12 \ -in <<fqdn>>.pfx \ -inkey <<fqdn>>.key \ -out <<fqdn>>.pem \ -nodes \ -passin pass:$INKEY Replace lighttpd certificates mv /opt/vmware/etc/lighttpd/server.pem /opt/vmware/etc/lighttpd/server.pem-bak cp <<fqdn>>.pem /opt/vmware/etc/lighttpd/server.pem service vami-lighttp restart
Simple restart of health broker service service vrhb-service on # ensure that service is activated service vrhb-service restart Reset health broker service data In case of non-working health management page (error message displayed or white/missing content), and after having tested the previous troubleshoot method it could be necessary to reset the data generated by the service. Warning: This action remove all existing content of the health broker service! service vrhb-service stop rm -r /var/lib/vrhb/service-host/sandbox rm...
The time required to fetch information on a third party deployment platform (like Azure virtual machine’s current and available public address) through vRealize Orchestrator can take too long and raise SocketTimeout errors. The process times out in vRealize Automation with this error message: “The connection to vCenter Orchestrator Server time out.”. To resolve this issue, connect on vRA appliances through SSH to run the following commands: # STOP vRA service service vcac-server stop sed -i.bak...
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Bookmark – Removing a virtual machine from vRealize Automation 7.x using Cloud Client
Bookmark – Removing a virtual machine from vRealize Automation 7.x using Cloud Client
Get Linqpad and run the setup. Connect Once installed, you can connect LinqPad with your IaaS server: URL: https://iaas-manager.domain.tld/Repository/Data/ManagementModelEntities.svc Type: ODATA3 Credential: IaaS Service Account After validation, and a couple of minutes to load the database schema, you should see the list of tables: And on the right part of screen you can enter C# Expression (by default) requests. Requests Here are some requests samples: To get a subset list of VMs in the IaaS...
If you are familiar with the vRealize Automation installation process, you probably already know that it is possible to download some usefull files from the “installers” page. You can access to the “installers” with two URLs: https://vrava.domain/installers (most commun URL) or https://vrava.domain/i (the shortcut one). The “installers” page let you to download easly some files by clicking on the available links: But it also contains hidden files that you can also download from this path...