VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 – Part1: Cloud Assembly & Service Broker
VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 – Part2: Cloud Accounts, Projects & Cloud Zones
VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 – Part3: Flavor Mapping & Image Mapping
VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 – Part4: Network Profiles
VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 – Part5: Blueprints
VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 – Part6: Content & Catalog
VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 – Part7: User Permissions, Roles & Branding
This part focuses on Flavor mapping and Image mapping.
Flavor Mapping: This mapping defines target deployment sizing. I can define the way I want and assign it to the deployment while creating a Blueprint.
|Name||# of CPU||Memory (GB)|
I will provide the name of the flavor while creating a blueprint. So that the target VM gets defined compute resources in the flavor.
Log into vRA> Infrastructure> Click ‘New Flavor Mapping’ under Configure> Flavor Mappings.
Flavor name: Medium
Select your Cloud Account and provide values for CPU and Memory.
Flavor Mapping has been created.
Image Mappings: In this section, you map an image of operating system. Basically, a pre-created OS template from your cloud account.
To map an image, I have created a Windows Server 2019 VM and converted it into a template. This template will be mapped into image mapping and thereafter into a blueprint. You can add all your applications in the template, so that the user gets all required application once the server has been deployed.
Click on ‘Infrastructure’ tab> Image Mapping> New Image
I do not see my Windows image in the Image section. This is because my newly created image is not synced with vRA infra.
Go back Cloud Accounts> And click on ‘Sync Images’
Image is now visible. Select the template> Add> Create.
An image has been created and ready to be used in our blueprint deployment.
That’s it for this post. Will discuss and configure Network Profiles in my next post. Thank You.
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