vRealize Automation Installation and Configuration explains how to install and configure VMware vRealize ™ Automation.

Note:

Not all features and capabilities of vRealize Automation are available in all editions. For a comparison of feature sets in each edition, see https://www.vmware.com/products/vrealize-automation/.

Intended Audience

This information is intended for experienced Windows or Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and data center operations.

vCloud Suite Licensing and Integration

You can license vRealize Automation individually or as part of vCloud Suite. You should consider the licensing and integration options that are available to you.

Some vCloud Suite components are available as standalone products that are licensed on a per-virtual machine basis. When the products are part of vCloud Suite, they are licensed on a per-CPU basis. You can run an unlimited number of virtual machines on CPUs that are licensed with vCloud Suite. For more information, see vCloud Suite Architecture Overview and Use Cases.

VMware Technical Publications Glossary

VMware Technical Publications provides a glossary of terms that might be unfamiliar to you. For definitions of terms as they are used in VMware technical documentation, go to http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs.