Before you deploy vRealize Automation, verify that your environment satisfies the requirements for this deployment. 

IP Addresses and Host Names

Verify that the static IP address and FQDNs that are listed in the table below are available for the vRealize Automation application virtual network for the SDDC deployment.

Table 1. IP Addresses and FQDNs for the vRealize Automation Instance for Management and Workload Consolidation

Role

IP Address

FQDN

vRealize Automation Server Appliances

192.168.11.51

vra01svr01a.rainpole.local

vRealize Automation Server VIP

192.168.11.53

vra01svr01.rainpole.local

vRealize Automation for IWS

192.168.11.54

vra01iws01a.rainpole.local

vRealize Automation IWS VIP

192.168.11.56

vra01iws01.rainpole.local

vRealize Automation Model Manager IMS

192.168.11.57

vra01ims01a.rainpole.local

vRealize Automation IMS VIP

192.168.11.59

vra01ims01.rainpole.local

MS SQL Server for vRealize Automation

192.168.11.62

vra01mssql01.rainpole.local

vRealize Business for Cloud Server Appliance

192.168.11.66

vrb01svr01.rainpole.local

Table 2. IP Address Information and FQDN for the Supporting Infrastructure for Management and Workload Consolidation

Role

IP Address

FQDN

vRealize Business for Cloud Data Collector

192.168.31.54

sfo01vrbc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

Default gateway

192.168.31.1

DNS server

172.16.11.5

Subnet mask

255.255.255.0

ntp

172.16.11.251

172.16.11.252

ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local

vRealize Automation Deployment Prerequisites

Before you install and use vRealize Automation, your environment must meet the following prerequisites.

Prerequisite

Value

Storage

  • Virtual disk provisioning.

  • Required storage per node.

Operating system

Windows 2012 R2 Standard

Database

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition

Installation package

Download the vRealize Automation virtual appliance .ova file.

Download the vRealize Business for Cloud virtual appliance .ova file.

License

Verify that you have obtained a license that covers the use of vRealize Automation.

Verify that you have obtained a license that covers the use of vRealize Business for vRealize Automation.

Active directory

Verify that you have a parent Active Directory instance with the SDDC user roles configured for the rainpole.local domain.

Verify the existence of the svc-vra user in the rainpole.local domain.

Verify the existence of the svc-vro user in the rainpole.local domain.

Certification authority

Configure the root Active Directory domain controller as a certificate authority for the environment. 

Java

Install Java SE Development Kit (JDK), which is required to run the vRealize Orchestrator Client.