vRealize Automation is considered as an external system irrespective of the hosted location, which can be local or remote with reference to the vRealize Code Stream Appliance.

The plug-ins connect to a vRealize Automation instance using an endpoint configuration. For more information on how to configure endpoints, see the Installation and Configuration guide.

Integration with vRealize Automation enables pipeline tasks to provision machines using Converged Blueprints (7.x) and Single Machine Blueprints (6.2.x).

The following versions of vRealize Automation plug-ins are shipped with vRealize Code Stream 2.0 and above:


vRealize Code Stream Version


Connection to vRealize Automation

vRealize Automation 7.x plug-in


Provision a single virtual machine blueprint using Converged Blueprint

via Endpoint (shared user account)

vRealize Automation 6.2.x plug-in


Provision a single virtual machine

via Endpoint (shared user account)