The system administrator runs the installer wizard from the Windows 2008 or 2012 installation machine.


  1. Right-click the setup__vrealize-automation-appliance-FQDN@5480.exe setup file and select Run as administrator.
  2. Click Next.
  3. Accept the license agreement and click Next.
  4. On the Log in page, supply administrator credentials for the vRealize Automation appliance and verify the SSL Certificate.
    1. Type the user name, which is root, and the password.
      The password is the password that you specified when you deployed the vRealize Automation appliance.
    2. Select Accept Certificate.
    3. Click View Certificate.
      Compare the certificate thumbprint with the thumbprint set for the vRealize Automation appliance. You can view the vRealize Automation appliance certificate in the client browser when the vRealize Automation appliance management interface is accessed on port 5480.
  5. Select Accept Certificate.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Select Complete Install on the Installation Type page if you are creating a minimal deployment and click Next.