As the configuration administrator, you want to request a vRealize Automation catalog item that quickly configures vRealize Automation to manage your vSphere environment for a proof of concept.
- Navigate to the vRealize Automation console, https://vra01svr01.rainpole.local/vcac.
- Enter the configuration administrator username, configurationadmin, and password VMware1!.
- Select Catalog.
- Click Request on the vSphere Initial Setup catalog item.
- Select No from the drop-down menu to create the initial content in your default tenant.
- Click Next.
- Enter the details for your vSphere environment.
FQDN of the machine on which you installed your vCenter Server. For example, vsphereA.rainpole.local.
Enter the vSphere cluster on which you created the virtual machine template Rainpole_centos_63_x86.
vSphere Endpoint Credentials
Enter the vSphere credentials you prepared for vRealize Automation to manage your vSphere environment.
- Click Submit.
The request might take up to 15 minutes to complete. You can monitor the status of your request on the Requests tab.
You submitted the catalog item request. Virtual machine templates on your vSphere compute resource are discovered and some basic vRealize Automation elements are created.
What to do next
When the request is complete, a manual user action appears in your inbox. You need to select which virtual machine templates you want to import into the catalog and determine which of your vSphere resources those catalog items can consume.