List of posts in the Tag: Automation

Auto-Scaling Deep Dive

Purpose I wrote a blog on Auto-Scaling and got many questions regarding that topic. Also, after the release of vRealize Automation 7.3.1 onwards, the workflows stopped working. So, this post has the answer to all those questions and the updated package which will work with vRealize Automation versions upwards from 7.3. Though this post mainly cover How to vRealize Automation Automation vRealize Operations vRealize Orchestrator

Automatically create custom dynamic groups in vROps as per vCenter Tags

Purpose Do you want to create custom dynamic groups in vROps which matches the tags created in vCenter server? You can do this manually, but you have large number of tags created. How to tackle that programmatically? This post covers the exact point. Read on to know how you can automatically create custom dynamic groups in vROps server. These group How to Automation Scripting PowerCLI Python vRealize Operations

How to configure Auto-Scaling for Private Cloud

Purpose Have you checked the auto-scaling feature provided in public cloud solutions like AWS and Azure and wished to get the same feature in your private cloud environment? Do you have an existing private cloud environment or building a new one and want to make it auto-scale enabled? This post covers this exact topic. It details what auto-scaling How to vRealize Automation Automation vRealize Operations vRealize Orchestrator

How to programmatically push data in vRealize Operations Manager

Purpose Did you ever feel the need to push custom data to vRealize Operations Manager (vROps)? Did you wish, you could see that one parameter or metric specific to your environment in vROps? This post provides exactly that information. Here I demonstrate a script which pushes custom data into vROps. At the same time, I explained how you can customi How to Automation PowerCLI Python vRealize Operations

How to programmatically collect metric values from vROps

Purpose Few customers inquired about how they can collect metric values directly from vROps. They majorly wanted to get that information using REST API’s. I wrote [another blog post detailing how you can do it]Learn all about vROps REST notifications and REST APIs in 60 minutes. I wrote a python script to automatically collect metric values from vR How to Automation Python vRealize Operations

Learn Advance PowerCLI in under 100 minutes

Purpose Automation in a virtualised datacenter is must for any IT-Admin. PowerShell is perhaps the most important tool in such virtualised datacenter. For VMware environment PowerCLI provides that capability to the admins. This is the second session on PowerCLI, covering the advance topics. If you are just starting or plan to start with PowerShell, How to Automation PowerCLI

Learn basics of PowerShell & PowerCLI under 1.5 hours

Purpose Automation in datacenter is a must for any IT-Admin. And scripting is the most important skill they can have. PowerShell is the most important scripting language in today’s virtualised environment. This is a session on basics of PowerShell and PowerCLI which I did for a customer. If you are just starting or plan to start with PowerShell and How to Automation PowerCLI

Finally it is here-PowerShell for Linux and Mac

Purpose The most awaited feature is finally here. Never thought I would see Microsoft saying they love Linux and open source. But I suppose this was on the cards cause you can not ignore a vast population of IT landscape. So finally PowerShell is here for Linux and Mac environment.Here is a step by step guide on how you would install the Alpha rele Automation PowerCLI