You can manage provisioned machines and other aspects of your vRealize Automation deployment. Starting Up and Shutting Down vRealize AutomationA system administrator performs a controlled shutdown or startup of vRealize Automation to preserve system and data integrity. Updating vRealize Automation CertificatesA system administrator can update or replace certificates for vRealize Automation components. Managing the vRealize Automation Postgres Appliance DatabasevRealize Automation requires the appliance database for system operation. You can manage the appliance database through the vRealize Appliance Virtual Appliance Management Console (VAMI). Backup and Recovery for vRealize Automation InstallationsTo minimize system downtime and data loss in the event of failures, administrators back up the entire vRealize Automation installation on a regular basis. If your system fails, you can recover by restoring the last known working backup and reinstalling some components. The Customer Experience Improvement ProgramThis product participates in VMware's Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP). The CEIP provides VMware with information that enables VMware to improve its products and services, to fix problems, and to advise you on how best to deploy and use our products. You can choose to join or leave the CEIP for vRealize Automation at any time. Adjusting System SettingsAs a system administrator, you adjust logging and customize IaaS email templates. You can also manage settings that appear as defaults for each tenant, such as email servers to handle notifications. Tenant administrators can choose to override these defaults if their tenant requires different settings. Monitoring vRealize AutomationDepending on your role, you can monitor workflows or services, view event or audit logs, or collect logs for all the hosts in a distributed deployment. Monitoring and Managing ResourcesDifferent vRealize Automation roles monitor resource usage and manage infrastructure in different ways. Bulk Import, Update, or Migrate Virtual MachinesYou can use the Bulk Imports feature to import, update, or migrate virtual machines to vRealize Automation. Bulk Imports streamlines the management of multiple machines in multiple environments. Managing MachinesYou can manage provisioned machines and deployments by using available action options.