An IaaS administrator configures the health service to run tests for vRealize Orchestrator on the vRealize Orchestrator host. These tests confirm that components, such as the vro-server service, are registered and necessary resources, such as sufficient Java memory heap, are available are available on the host machine. When you configure the vRealize Orchestrator tests, the Health page displays the tests as a test card.


Log in to vRealize Automation as an IaaS administrator.


  1. Select Administration > Health.
  2. Click New Configuration.
  3. On the Configuration Details page, provide the requested information.
    Option Description
    Name Your title for this configuration. This title appears on the test card.
    Description A description of the tests.
    Product Select vRealize Orchestrator.
    Schedule Select how often the tests run.
  4. Click Next.
  5. On the Select Test Suites page, select Tests for vRealize Orchestrator.
  6. Click Next.
  7. On the Configure Parameters page, provide the requested information.
    Table 1. vRealize Orchestrator Host/Load Balancer
    Option Description
    Client Address
    • For a minimal deployment, the fully qualified domain name of the vRealize Orchestrator host. For example, vro-host.domain.
    • For a high-availability deployment, the base URL for the vRealize Orchestrator load balancer, https://load-balancer-host.domain/.
    Client Username administrator
    Client Password The administrator password.
    SSH Console Username root
    SSH Console Password The root password.
    Heap Utilization Threshold Acceptable percent of heap space that is used before the warning test fails.
    Table 2. vRealize Orchestrator Instances Behind Load Balancer
    Option Description
    SSH Console Address IP address or URL of the vRealize Orchestrator instance behind the load balancer.
    SSH Console Username User name with access to this instance.
    SSH Console Password The user name password.
    • Click ADD to add another vRealize Orchestrator instance to the list.
    • Click REMOVE to remove a selected vRealize Orchestrator instance from the list of instances behind the load balancer.
  8. Click Next.
  9. On the Summary page, review the information.
  10. Click Finish.
    Tests run according to the selected schedule.

What to do next

View the vRealize Automation Health Service Test Suite Results