Welcome to VMware Aria® Automation™ documentation for the SaaS and the on-premises versions of the product. Learn how you can provide a secure portal where authorized administrators, developers, or business users can request new IT services. Manage your cloud and IT resources while ensuring compliance with business policies.
Get started by designing deployable infrastructure and applications, and provide the common service catalog where requests are processed. Then, plan and deliver a CI/CD build and pipeline.
Switching between SaaS and on-prem documentation
You can find all VMware Aria Automation documentation for cloud and on-prem here. Feel free to access the guides on the left, use the search option at the top, or go directly to publications in the tables below.
To access the documentation for your SaaS or on-premises product version, use the version selector on each topic.
For example, to switch from SaaS documentation, click SaaS (default) in the Selected product version drop-down menu at the top of a topic and choose a product version such as 8.12.
For on-premises version 8.11 and earlier product documentation, see the vRealize Automation Documentation landing page.
Getting started with VMware Aria Automation
Use the links in the navigation to the left to access release notes and usage documentation for the main VMware Aria Automation services. Use the links below to access guides for SaaS and on-prem versions of the documentation, including installation guides for on-prem products.
- Use signpost help in the product display screens to learn about a setting.
- Use the contextual help panel to get more information about a feature or configuration process.
- Use the contextual links or search option to locate information about a feature or process in this documentation set while you are working in VMware Aria Automation.
VMware Aria Automation APIs and CLI
VMware Aria Automation includes tools and APIs that are intended for administrators and programmers who want to configure and manage VMware Aria Automation outside of the UI. To use the tools and APIs, refer to the documentation.
For vRealize Automation tools and APIs that apply to releases before April 2023, visit the vRealize Automation documentation landing page.
|Programming Guide||VMware Aria Automation API Reference||On-premises CLI|
The Programming Guide provides common use cases including sample requests and responses.
The VMware Aria Automation API Reference includes OpenAPI files for all REST API service calls.
How you access the API reference depends on the VMware Aria Automation version you use.
On-premises versions of Automation include the