You can deploy the products that are used by the IT Automating IT use case by importing the IT Automating IT JSON file into vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.

Prerequisites

Deploy and configure the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager virtual appliance and perform pre-deployment tasks.

See IT Automating IT Solution Path.

Procedure

  1. Login to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vrlcm01.rainpole.local/vrlcm.
    2. Log in using following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin@localhost

      Password

      vrlcm_admin_password

  2. On the Home page, click Create Environment.
  3. In Select Installation Type dialog, click Using Configuration File.
  4. On the Data Center and Environment page, enter the following information.

    Setting

    Value

    Data Center

    sfo01-m01dc

    Environment Type

    Production

    Environment Name

    VVD-ITAIT-JSON

    Administrator Email

    administrator@vsphere.local

    Default Password

    default_admin_password

    Customer Experience Improvement Program

    Selected

  5. On the Product Config JSON section, copy and paste the sample JSON file below.

    Note:

    You are responsible for supplying the license, certificate, and key information.

  6. Click Create Environment.

IT Automating IT Example JSON File

{
  "requestId": null,
  "environmentId": "f3c8969d4a574e75558e64e985228",
  "infrastructure": {
    "sourceLink": "f3c8969d4a574e75558e64e985228",
    "properties": {
      "bindPassword": "",
      "dataCenterName": "sfo01-m01dc",
      "vcHostname": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
      "environmentId": "f3c8969d4a574e75558e64e985228",
      "masterVidmAdminUserName": "",
      "netmask": "255.255.255.0",
      "environmentName": "VVD-ITAIT",
      "clusterName": "sfo01-m01dc#sfo01-m01-mgmt01",
      "enableTelemetry": "true",
      "dnsServers": "172.16.11.4,172.16.11.5",
      "diskFormat": "Thin",
      "baseDN": "",
      "vcPassword": "vsphere_admin_password",
      "defaultPassword": "vsphere_admin_password",
      "adminEmail": "admin@rainpole.local",
      "adName": "",
	     "certificateChain": 
									"-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
						    CERTIFICATE CHAIN CONTENTS HERE
          -----END CERTIFICATE-----\n
          -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
          CERTIFICATE CONTENTS HERE
          -----END CERTIFICATE-----",
      "masterKeyPassphrase": "",
      "datastoreName": "sfo01-m01-vsan01",
      "masterVidmAdminPassword": "",
      "masterVidmEnabled": "",
      "uberAdmin": "",
      "license": "xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx",
      "privateKey": "-----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----
                     RSA PRIVATE KEY HERE
                     -----END RSA PRIVATE KEY-----",
      "bindDN": "",
      "vmNetwork": "distributed switch that ends with Mgmt-xRegion01-VXLAN",
      "masterPrivateKey": "",
      "masterVidmHostName": "",
      "groupDN": "",
      "masterVidmCloudAdminGroup": "",
      "vcUsername": "administrator@vsphere.local",
      "domain": "rainpole.local",
      "acceptEULA": true,
      "keyPassphrase": "Certificate_Passphrase",
      "gateway": "192.168.11.1",
      "searchpath": "rainpole.local,sfo01.rainpole.local",
      "masterCertificateChain": ""
    }
  },
  "encoded": true,
  "products": [
    {
      "sourceLink": null,
      "id": "vra",
      "version": "7.3.0",
      "clusterVIP": [
        {
          "type": "vra",
          "hostname": "vra01svr01.rainpole.local",
          "ipAddress": "192.168.11.53"
        },
        {
          "type": "iaas-web",
          "hostname": "vra01iws01.rainpole.local",
          "ipAddress": "192.168.11.56"
        },
        {
          "type": "iaas-manager",
          "hostname": "vra01ims01.rainpole.local",
          "ipAddress": "192.168.11.59"
        }
      ],
      "properties": {
        "windowsPassword": "vsphere_admin_password",
        "windowsUsername": "RAINPOLE\\svc-vra"
      },
      "nodes": [
        {
          "type": "vra-server-primary",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "vra01svr01a.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.51",
            "hostname": "vra01svr01a.rainpole.local",
            "cluster": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "storage": "",
            "network": "",
            "netmask": "",
            "sshEnabled": "",
            "dns": "",
            "licenseKey": "",
            "domain": "",
            "gateway": "",
            "searchpath": "",
            "vidmVraDisabledAdvanced": "false",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "vra-server-secondary",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "vra01svr01b.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.52",
            "hostname": "vra01svr01b.rainpole.local",
            "cluster": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "storage": "",
            "network": "",
            "netmask": "",
            "sshEnabled": "",
            "dns": "",
            "domain": "",
            "gateway": "",
            "searchpath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "db",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "vra01mssql01.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.62",
            "hostname": "vra01mssql01.rainpole.local",
            "databaseName": "VRADB-01",
            "databaseUserName": "",
            "useWindowsAuthentication": "true",
            "useExistingDatabase": "",
            "databasePassword": ""
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "iaas-web",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "vra01iws01a.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.54",
            "hostname": "vra01iws01a.rainpole.local",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "webPassword": "",
            "webUserName": "",
            "installationPath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "iaas-web",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "vra01iws01b.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.55",
            "hostname": "vra01iws01b.rainpole.local",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "webPassword": "",
            "webUserName": "",
            "installationPath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "iaas-manager-active",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "vra01ims01a.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.57",
            "hostname": "vra01ims01a.rainpole.local",
            "msUserName": "",
            "msPassword": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "installationPath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "iaas-manager-passive",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "vra01ims01b.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.58",
            "hostname": "vra01ims01b.rainpole.local",
            "msUserName": "",
            "msPassword": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "installationPath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "iaas-dem-worker",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "DEM-WORKER-01",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.60",
            "hostname": "vra01dem01a.rainpole.local",
            "demUserName": "",
            "demPassword": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "installationPath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "iaas-dem-worker",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "DEM-WORKER-02",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.60",
            "hostname": "vra01dem01a.rainpole.local",
            "demUserName": "",
            "demPassword": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "installationPath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "iaas-dem-worker",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "DEM-WORKER-03",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.60",
            "hostname": "vra01dem01a.rainpole.local",
            "demUserName": "",
            "demPassword": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "installationPath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "iaas-dem-worker",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "DEM-WORKER-04",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.61",
            "hostname": "vra01dem01b.rainpole.local",
            "demUserName": "",
            "demPassword": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "installationPath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "iaas-dem-worker",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "DEM-WORKER-05",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.61",
            "hostname": "vra01dem01b.rainpole.local",
            "demUserName": "",
            "demPassword": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "installationPath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "iaas-dem-worker",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "DEM-WORKER-06",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.61",
            "hostname": "vra01dem01b.rainpole.local",
            "demUserName": "",
            "demPassword": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "installationPath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "iaas-dem-orchestrator",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "DEM-ORCHESTRATOR-01",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.57",
            "hostname": "vra01ims01a.rainpole.local",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "demUserName": "",
            "demPassword": "",
            "installationPath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "iaas-dem-orchestrator",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "DEM-ORCHESTRATOR-02",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.58",
            "hostname": "vra01ims01b.rainpole.local",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "demUserName": "",
            "demPassword": "",
            "installationPath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "proxy-agent-vsphere",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "VSPHERE-AGENT-01",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.31.52",
            "hostname": "sfo01ias01a.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "agentUserName": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "agentPassword": "",
            "installationPath": "",
            "vsphereEndpointName": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "proxy-agent-vsphere",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "VSPHERE-AGENT-02",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.31.53",
            "hostname": "sfo01ias01b.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "agentUserName": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "agentPassword": "",
            "installationPath": "",
            "vsphereEndpointName": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "sourceLink": null,
      "id": "vrbc",
      "version": "7.3.0",
      "clusterVIP": [],
      "properties": {
        "currency": "USD - US Dollar"
      },
      "nodes": [
        {
          "type": "vrb-server",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "vra01bus01.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.66",
            "hostname": "vra01bus01.rainpole.local",
            "cluster": "",
            "vrbTelemetryEnabled": "",
            "tenantPassword": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "storage": "",
            "network": "",
            "tenantUser": "",
            "netmask": "",
            "diskFormat": "",
            "vrbCurrency": "",
            "sshEnabled": "",
            "dns": "",
            "vrbLicenseKey": "",
            "isTelemetryEnable": "",
            "domain": "",
            "gateway": "",
            "searchpath": "",
            "isStandalone": "",
            "masterVidmEnabled": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "vrb-collector",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "vra01buc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.31.54",
            "hostname": "vra01buc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "cluster": "sfo01-m01dc#sfo01-m01-mgmt01",
            "vrbTelemetryEnabled": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "storage": "",
            "network": "distributed switch that ends with Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN",
            "netmask": "",
            "diskFormat": "",
            "vrbCurrency": "",
            "sshEnabled": "",
            "dns": "",
            "vrbLicenseKey": "",
            "isTelemetryEnable": "",
            "domain": "sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "gateway": "192.168.31.1",
            "searchpath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "sourceLink": null,
      "id": "vrops",
      "version": "6.6.1",
      "clusterVIP": [],
      "properties": {
        "ntpServerIP": "ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local"
      },
      "nodes": [
        {
          "type": "master",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "vrops01svr01a.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.31",
            "hostname": "vrops01svr01a.rainpole.local",
            "cluster": "sfo01-m01dc#sfo01-m01-mgmt01",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "storage": "",
            "network": "",
            "netmask": "",
            "diskFormat": "",
            "ntpServer": "",
            "dns": "",
            "timeZone": "",
            "license": "",
            "domain": "",
            "gateway": "",
            "deployOption": "",
            "extendedStorage": "sfo01-m01-vsan01",
            "searchpath": "",
            "masterVidmEnabled": "",
            "masterVidmHostName": "",
            "masterVidmSourceName": "",
            "masterVidmTenant": "",
            "masterVidmAdminUserName": "",
            "masterVidmAdminPassword": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "replica",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "vrops01svr01b.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.32",
            "hostname": "vrops01svr01b.rainpole.local",
            "cluster": "sfo01-m01dc#sfo01-m01-mgmt01",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "storage": "",
            "network": "",
            "netmask": "",
            "diskFormat": "",
            "dns": "",
            "timeZone": "",
            "domain": "",
            "gateway": "",
            "deployOption": "",
            "extendedStorage": "sfo01-m01-vsan01",
            "searchpath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "data",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "vrops01svr01c.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.11.33",
            "hostname": "vrops01svr01c.rainpole.local",
            "cluster": "sfo01-m01dc#sfo01-m01-mgmt01",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "storage": "",
            "network": "",
            "netmask": "",
            "diskFormat": "",
            "dns": "",
            "timeZone": "",
            "domain": "",
            "gateway": "",
            "deployOption": "",
            "extendedStorage": "sfo01-m01-vsan01",
            "searchpath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "remotecollector",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "sfo01vropsc01a.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.31.31",
            "hostname": "sfo01vropsc01a.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "cluster": "sfo01-m01dc#sfo01-m01-mgmt01",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "storage": "",
            "network": "distributed switch that ends with Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN",
            "netmask": "",
            "diskFormat": "",
            "ntpServer": "",
            "dns": "",
            "timeZone": "",
            "domain": "sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "gateway": "192.168.31.1",
            "deployOption": "",
            "extendedStorage": "",
            "searchpath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "remotecollector",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "sfo01vropsc01b.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.31.32",
            "hostname": "sfo01vropsc01b.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "cluster": "sfo01-m01dc#sfo01-m01-mgmt01",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "storage": "",
            "network": "distributed switch that ends with Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN",
            "netmask": "",
            "diskFormat": "",
            "ntpServer": "",
            "dns": "",
            "timeZone": "",
            "domain": "sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "gateway": "192.168.31.1",
            "deployOption": "",
            "extendedStorage": "",
            "searchpath": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "sourceLink": null,
      "id": "vrli",
      "version": "4.5.0",
      "clusterVIP": [],
      "properties": {
        "vrliClusterVips": "192.168.31.10#sfo01vrli01.sfo01.rainpole.local"
      },
      "nodes": [
        {
          "type": "vrli-master",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "sfo01vrli01a.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.31.11",
            "hostname": "sfo01vrli01a.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "cluster": "sfo01-m01dc#sfo01-m01-mgmt01",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "storage": "",
            "network": "distributed switch that ends with Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN",
            "vrliAdminEmail": "",
            "netmask": "",
            "vrliAdminUser": "",
            "diskFormat": "",
            "vrliLicenseKey": "",
            "dns": "",
            "domain": "sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "searchpath": "",
            "gateway": "192.168.31.1",
            "deployOption": "",
            "masterVidmEnabled": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "vrli-worker",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "sfo01vrli01b.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.31.12",
            "hostname": "sfo01vrli01b.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "cluster": "sfo01-m01dc#sfo01-m01-mgmt01",
            "dns": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "storage": "",
            "network": "distributed switch that ends with Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN",
            "netmask": "",
            "domain": "sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "diskFormat": "",
            "searchpath": "",
            "gateway": "192.168.31.1",
            "deployOption": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        },
        {
          "type": "vrli-worker",
          "sourceLink": "",
          "properties": {
            "name": "sfo01vrli01c.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "ipAddress": "192.168.31.13",
            "hostname": "sfo01vrli01c.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "cluster": "sfo01-m01dc#sfo01-m01-mgmt01",
            "dns": "",
            "vCenterHost": "sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "storage": "",
            "network": "distributed switch that ends with Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN",
            "netmask": "",
            "domain": "sfo01.rainpole.local",
            "diskFormat": "",
            "searchpath": "",
            "gateway": "192.168.31.1",
            "deployOption": "",
            "userName": "administrator@vsphere.local",
            "password": "vsphere_admin_password"
          }
        }
      ]
    }
  ]
}