vRealize Automation is an optional component that can be deployed as part of the cloud management layer.

During the deployment wizard for vRealize Automation, you are given the opportunity to select the number of nodes to be deployed. The samples shown within this document reflect a three node deployment. You will need to adjust accordingly if you deploy more than three nodes.

The following table depicts the resources required to support the deployment of vRealize Automation.

Note:

Not all of the components listed need to consume resources within the Cloud Foundation environment. The Microsoft SQL server instance can be deployed within the management domain or at an external location accessible over the network. Review the vRealize Automation documentation (https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Automation/index.html) for more information on the resource requirements.

Table 1. Cloud Management Layer Footprint

Product

Component

Operating System

vCPUs

vRAM (GB)

Storage (GB)

vRealize Automation

vRealize Automation Appliance 1

Virtual Appliance

4

18

140

vRealize Automation Appliance 2

Virtual Appliance

4

18

140

vRealize Automation Appliance 3

Virtual Appliance

4

18

140

vRealize Automation IaaS Web Server

Virtual Appliance

2

84

60

vRealize Automation IaaS Manager Server 1

Virtual Appliance

2

48

60

vRealize Automation IaaS Manager Server 2

Virtual Appliance

2

48

60

vRealize Automation DEM Worker 1

Virtual Appliance

2

48

60

vRealize Automation DEM Worker 2

Virtual Appliance

2

48

60

vRealize Automation Proxy Agent 1

Virtual Appliance

2

48

60

vRealize Automation Proxy Agent 2

Virtual Appliance

2

48

60

Microsoft SQL Server (external)

Virtual Appliance

8

16

200

Total

34 vCPU

442 GB

1,040 GB