The following system resources are required to install vRealize Automation and VMware Identity Manager.

Note: vRealize Automation 8 does not support nested virtual environments, such as ESX > ESX > vRA.
Requirements vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager VMware Identity Manager vRealize Automation
Total Disk Size 78 GB 60 GB 236 GB (Only for single node Installation)
Virtual CPU 2 8 12
Memory/RAM Size 6 GB 16 GB 40 GB
System Partition 10 GB 8 GB 50 GB
Data Partition 50 GB 144 GB
Metrics Partition 20 GB
Logs Partition 22 GB
Swap Size 8 GB 6 GB
Tomcat Partition 10 GB
var Partition 10 GB
db Partition 10 GB 10 GB
Maximum Network Latency 5 ms between each cluster node
Maximum Storage Latency 20 ms for each disk IO operation from any vRA node
vRealize Easy Installer supports
  • VMware Identity Manager 3.3.1 (for import only) and 3.3.2
  • vRealize Automation 8.0.0 and later.

Comply with Hardware sizing for VMware Identity Manager after Installation from vRealize Easy Installer - Hardware Requirements

Note: To learn more about the hardware re-sizing of VMware Identity Manager through Lifecycle Manager, see Hardware Sizing for VMware Identity Manager.

Load Balancer

The Load Balancing guide includes information on these configurations:

  • NSX LB
  • F5 LB
  • Citrix NetScaler LB

For more information, see vRealize Automation Load Balancing.