After you integrate the vNIOS appliance with vRealize Automation and perform the required extra configuration, you can modify an existing blueprint to use IPAM.


  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation Rainpole portal.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01svr01.rainpole.local/vcac/org/rainpole.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name






  2. Modify the existing reservation to use the IPAM network profile.
    1. Navigate to Infrastructure > Compute Resources > Compute Resources, hover the mouse over sfo01-w01-comp01 and click Data Collection.
    2. Under Inventory, click Request Now.
    3. Navigate to Infrastructure > Reservations > Reservations and click SFO01-Comp01-Prod-Res01.
    4. On the Edit Reservation - vSphere page, click the Network tab.
    5. In the Network Path column, click the check box for vxw-dvs-xxxxx-Production-IPAM-VXLAN.
    6. In the Network Profile column, click the drop-down menu and select Ext-Net-Profile-Production-IPAM.
    7. Click OK.

  3. Modify the existing blueprint to use the IPAM network profile, as follows.

    Blueprint Name

    New network

    Windows Server 2012 R2 - SFO Prod


    Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 - SFO Prod


    1. Navigate to Design > Blueprints and click Windows Server 2012 R2 - SFO Prod.
    2. On the design canvas, click the ExtNetProfileProd network.
    3. In the General tab, in the Existing network pane, browse to Ext-Net-Profile-Production-IPAM and click Save.
    4. On the design canvas, click vSphere_Machine.
    5. Click the Properties tab.
    6. Under Property Groups, click Add, select VVD-Infoblox-Group-Properties, click Ok, and click Finish.
    7. Repeat the steps for the second blueprint Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 - SFO Prod.