If you choose not to use the vRealize Automation PEBuilder, you must manually configure the doagentc.bat file.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to the VRMGuestAgent directory within your WinPE Image.

    For example: C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\PE Builder\Plugins\VRM Agent\VRMGuestAgent.

  2. Make a copy of the file doagentsvc-template.bat and name it doagentc.bat.
  3. Open doagentc.bat in a text editor.
  4. Replace all instances of the string #Dcac Hostname# with the fully qualified domain name and port number of the IaaS Manager Service host.

    Option

    Description

    If you are using a load balancer

    Enter the fully qualified domain name and port of the load balancer for the IaaS Manager Service. For example,

    manager_service_LB.mycompany.com:443

    With no load balancer

    Enter the fully qualified domain name and port of the IaaS Website Server. For example,

    manager_service.mycompany.com:443
  5. Replace all instances of the string #errorlevel# with the character 1.
  6. Replace all instances of the string #Protocol# with the string /ssl.
  7. Replace all instances of the string #Comment# with the string REM followed by a trailing space.
  8. Save and close the file.