Your environment must meet software and configuration prerequisites that support installation of the IaaS server components.

IaaS Server Requirements

Your Windows server must meet the configuration requirements listed in the following table to support the installation of the vRealize Automation Web service or Model Manager.

Table 1. IaaS Server Requirements

Area

Requirements

Host Configuration

The following components must be installed on the host before installing IaaS:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 or later

  • Microsoft PowerShell 2.0 (included with Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and later) or Microsoft PowerShell 3.0 on Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2.

  • Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.5 (see 2)

  • Java requirements for MSSQL, when the database is installed on the IaaS Windows server host.

Microsoft SQL Database Requirements

  • Microsoft SQL Server database can be located on the IaaS (Windows) server host or on a remote host.

  • The following Java-related requirements must be met:

    • A 64-bit version of Java 1.7, or 1.8 or later must be installed. 32-bit versions are not supported.

    • The JAVA_HOME environment variable must be set to the Java installation folder.

    • The %JAVA_HOME%\bin\java.exe file must be available.

Microsoft Internet Information Services Configuration

Microsoft Internet Information Services must be configured to meet the requirements listed in the following table to support the installation of the vRealize Automation Web service or Model Manager.

Table 2. Required Configuration for Microsoft Internet Information Services

IIS Component

Setting

Internet Information Services (IIS) modules installed

  • WindowsAuthentication

  • StaticContent

  • DefaultDocument

  • ASPNET 4.5

  • ISAPIExtensions

  • ISAPIFilter

IIS Authentication settings

  • Windows Authentication enabled

  • AnonymousAuthentication disabled

  • Negotiate Provider enabled

  • NTLM Provider enabled

  • Windows Authentication Kernel Mode enabled

  • Windows Authentication Extended Protection disabled

  • For certificates using SHA512, TLS1.2 must be disabled on Windows 2012 or Windows 2012 R2 servers

IIS Windows Process Activation Service roles

  • ConfigurationApi

  • NetEnvironment

  • ProcessModel

  • WcfActivation (Windows 2008 only)

  • HttpActivation

  • NonHttpActivation