Take snapshots of all your appliances and Windows servers. If the installation fails, you can revert to these snapshots and try to install again.

The snapshots preserve your configuration work. Be sure to include a snapshot of the vRealize Automation appliance on which you are running the wizard.

Instructions are provided for vSphere users.


Do not exit the installation wizard or cancel the installation.


  1. Open another browser and log in to the vSphere Client.
  2. Locate your server or appliance in the vSphere Client inventory.
  3. Right-click the server the inventory and select Take Snapshot.
  4. Enter a snapshot name.
  5. Select Snapshot the virtual machine's memory checkbox to capture the memory of the server and click OK.

    The snapshot is created.


Repeat these steps to take snapshots of each of your servers or appliances.

What to do next

Finish the Installation