You download, install, and configure vRealize Suite products separately in a specific order. Individual products in vRealize Suite are delivered as either installation packages for Windows or Linux-based machines, or as virtual appliances that you can deploy on virtual machines that are running on ESXi hosts. Which products you install depends on your vRealize Suite edition.

To ensure interoperability, verify that your vRealize Suite products are the correct versions. For more information about VMware certified compatibility, see VMware Compatibility Guides.

Figure 1. Deployment Flow for vRealize Suite
Decisions driving vRealize Suite deployment flow
Table 1. Checklist for Installing vRealize Suite

vRealize Suite Products

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Check Box Install vRealize Operations Manager as either a virtual appliance, or on a Windows or Linux server.

See the installation documentation for your version of vRealize Operations Manager.

Check Box Install vRealize Log Insight as a virtual appliance.

See the installation documentation for your version of vRealize Log Insight.

Check Box Install vRealize Infrastructure Navigator as a virtual appliance.

See the vRealize Infrastructure Navigator Installation and Configuration Guide.

Check Box If you purchased vRealize Suite Advanced or Enterprise edition, install vRealize Automation. You install a vRealize Automation appliance, which provides administration and self-service capabilities, and an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Windows Server, which supports cross-product infrastructure capabilities.

  1. Plan your installation. See the reference architecture documentation for your version of vRealize Automation.

  2. Install vRealize Automation. See the installation documentation for your version of vRealize Automation.

Check Box Install vRealize Business for Cloud as a virtual appliance.

See the installation documentation for your version of vRealize Business for Cloud.