A vRealize Automation medium deployment comprises systems of 30,000 managed machines or fewer and includes the appropriate virtual machines, load balancers, and port configurations.

Support

A medium deployment can support the following items.

  • 30,000 managed machines
  • 1000 catalog items
  • 50 machine provisions

Requirements

A medium deployment most meet the appropriate system configuration requirements.

Virtual Appliances
  • vRealize Automation appliance 1: vrava-1.ra.local
  • vRealize Automation appliance 2: vrava-2.ra.local
  • vRealize Business for Cloud Appliance: vrb.ra.local
Windows Server Virtual Machines
  • Infrastructure Web/Manager Server 1 (Active Web or DEM-O, Active Manager): inf-1.ra.local
  • Infrastructure Web/Manager Server 2 (Active Web or DEM-O, Passive Manager): inf-2.ra.local
  • Infrastructure DEM Server 1: dem-1.ra.local
  • Infrastructure DEM Server 2: dem-2.ra.local
  • Infrastructure Agent Server 1: agent-1.ra.local
  • Infrastructure Agent Server 2: agent-2.ra.local
Database Servers
  • MSSQL Failover Cluster Instance: mssql.ra.local
Load Balancers
  • vRealize Automation appliance Load Balancer: med-vrava.ra.local
  • Infrastructure Web Load Balancer: med-web.ra.local
  • Infrastructure Manager Service Load Balancer: med-manager.ra.local

Certificates

The host names that are used in this table are examples only.
Server Role CN or SAN
vRealize Automation appliance
SAN contains the following host names:
  • vrava.ra.local
  • vrava-1.ra.local
  • vrava-2.ra.local
Infrastructure Web or Manager Server
SAN contains the following host names:
  • web.ra.local
  • manager.ra.local
  • inf-1.ra.local
  • inf-2.ra.local
vRealize Business for Cloud Appliance CN = vrb.ra.local

Ports

Users require access to certain ports. All ports listed are default ports.

Server Role Port
vRealize Automation appliance Load Balancer 443, 8444. Port 8444 is required for the Virtual Machine Remote Console.

Administrators require access to certain ports, in addition to the ports that users require.

Server Role Port
vRealize Automation appliance VAMI 5480, 8443. Port 8443 is for advanced identity management configuration.
vRealize Appliance Orchestrator Control Center 8283
vRealize Business for Cloud Server 5480
The following table shows inter-application communications.
Server Role Inbound Ports Outbound Ports for Service or System
vRealize Automation appliance HTTPS:

Adapter Configuration: 8443

Remote Console Proxy: 8444

Postgres: 5432

RabbitMQ: 4369, 25672, 5671, 5672

ElasticSearch: 9300, 40002, 40003

Stomp: 61613

SSH: 22

LDAP:389

LDAPS: 636

vRealize AutomationAppliance (All other): 5432, 4369, 25672, 5671, 5672, 9300, 40002, 40003

vRealize Automation Infrastructure Web Load Balancer: 443

VMware ESXi: 902. Infrastructure Web or Manager requires access to vSphere Endpoint port 443 to obtain a ticket for Virtual Machine Remote Console. The vRealize Automation appliance requires access to ESXi host port 902 to proxy console data to the user.

Infrastructure Web/Manager Server HTTPS: 443

MSDTC: 135, 1024-65535. For information about how to narrow this range, see the Database Deployment section of vRealize Automation Deployment.

vRealize Automation appliance Load Balancer: 443

vRealize Automation Infrastructure Web Load Balancer: 443

vRealize Automation Appliance (VA): 5480.

vSphere Endpoint: 443. Infrastructure Web or Manager requires access to vSphere Endpoint port 443 to obtain a ticket for Virtual Machine Remote Console. The vRealize Automation appliance requires access to ESXi host port 902 to proxy console data to the user.

MSSQL: 135, 1433, 1024 to 65535. For information about how to narrow this range, see the Database Deployment section of vRealize Automation Deployment.

Infrastructure DEM Server NA

vRealize Automation Appliance Load Balancer: 443

vRealize Automation Infrastructure Web Load Balancer: 443

vRealize Automation Infrastructure Manager Load Balancer: 443

vRealize Automation Appliance (VA): 5480.

Infrastructure Agent Server NA

vRealize Automation Infrastructure Web Load Balancer: 443

vRealize Automation Infrastructure Manager Load Balancer: 443

vRealize Automation Appliance (VA): 5480.

MSSQL Database Server MSSQL: 1433

MSDTC: 135, 1024 - 65535. For information about how to narrow this range, see the Database Deployment section of vRealize Automation Deployment.

Infrastructure Web/Manager Server: 135, 1024 - 65535. For information about how to narrow this range, see the Database Deployment section of vRealize Automation Deployment.
vRealize Business for Cloud Server HTTPS: 443

SSH: 22

Virtual Appliance Management Console: 5480

vRealize Automation Appliance Load Balancer: 443

vRealize Automation Infrastructure Web Load Balancer: 443

Load balancers require access through the following ports.

Load Balancer Ports Balanced
vRealize Automation appliance Load Balancer 443, 8444
vRealize Automation Infrastructure Web Load Balancer 443
vRealize Automation Infrastructure Manager Service Load Balancer 443

Graphics

Figure 1. Minimum footprint for vRealize Automation medium configuration

Figure 2. Minimum footprint for vRealize Business for Cloud medium deployment