If you choose not to use the vRealize Automation PEBuilder, you must manually configure the doagentc.bat file.

Before you begin

Configure the doagent.bat File.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to the VRMGuestAgent directory within your WinPE Image.

    For example: C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\PE Builder\Plugins\VRM Agent\VRMGuestAgent.

  2. Make a copy of the file doagentsvc-template.bat and name it doagentc.bat.
  3. Open doagentc.bat in a text editor.
  4. Remove all instance of the string #Comment#.
  5. Replace all instances of the string #Dcac Hostname# with the fully qualified domain name and port number of the Manager Service host.

    The default port for the Manager Service is 443.

    Option

    Description

    If you are using a load balancer

    Enter the fully qualified domain name and port of the load balancer for the Manager Service. For example,

    load_balancer_manager_service.mycompany.com:443

    With no load balancer

    Enter the fully qualified domain name and port of the Manager Service. For example,

    manager_service.mycompany.com:443
  6. Replace all instances of the string #errorlevel# with the character 1.
  7. Replace all instances of the string #Protocol# with the string /ssl.
  8. Save and close the file.

What to do next

Configure the Guest Agent Properties Files.