Shutting down vRealize Automation is optional. If you decide to shut down your vRealize Automation system, use the specified order.

About this task

If you are using vCenter Server to manage your virtual machines, use the guest shutdown command to shut down vRealize Automation.

Procedure

  1. Shut down the DEM Orchestrator and Workers and all vRealize Automation agents in any order and wait for all components to finish shutting down.
  2. Shut down the VMs that are running the Manager Service and wait for the shutdown to finish.
  3. (Optional) : For distributed deployments, shut down all secondary Web nodes and wait for the shutdown to finish.
  4. Shut down the primary Web node, and wait for the shutdown to finish.
  5. (Optional) : For distributed deployments, shut down all secondary vRealize Automation appliance instances and wait for the shutdown to finish.
  6. Shut down the primary vRealize Automation appliance and wait for the shutdown to finish.

    If applicable, the primary vRealize Automation appliance is the one that contains the master, or writeable, Appliance Database. Make a note of the name of the primary vRealize Automation appliance. You use this information when you restart vRealize Automation.

  7. If you are using a legacy standalone PostgreSQL database, also shut down that machine.

Results

You have shut down your vRealize Automation deployment.