Frequently Asked Questions

VMware Aria Automation (formerly vRealize Automation) is a multi-cloud infrastructure automation platform with event-driven state management and compliance. It helps organizations with controlling and securing self-service clouds, multi-cloud automation with governance and DevOps-based infrastructure delivery. Increase scalability, speed, flexibility and reliability as you reduce the complexity of your IT environment, streamline IT processes and deliver a DevOps-ready automation platform.

VMware Aria Automation can be integrated with third-party services, including GitHub, ServiceNow ITSM, Ansible, Puppet and external IPAM providers such as Infoblox. For more information, see Integrating VMware Aria Automation with Other Applications.

VMware Aria Automation automates the delivery of IT services by providing a portal for provisioning and managing apps. Through its various components, it allows multi-cloud provisioning, automated application and infrastructure delivery, software configuration management and workflow automation.

Learn the basics of VMware Aria Automation with the Hands-on Lab (HOL). HOLs are always free, up and running on your browser in minutes and require no installation.

Yes. You can explore these case studies that show how our customers have achieved agility and more efficient IT service delivery using VMware Aria Automation. See how IT organizations are successfully taking advantage of automation to solve their business and IT challenges.

Set up the storage and network of your vCenter Server cluster configurations to meet certain requirements so that you can install Application Services in VMware Cloud Director or vSphere.

VMware Aria Automation Templates is the templating engine of VMware Aria Automation that specifies the infrastructure resources to be deployed across VMware Clouds and public clouds. You can create and deploy templates declaratively using YAML IaC and integrate them with distributed version control platforms like GitHub. You can also develop cloud agnostic templates to specify the machines, applications and services that users in the organizations can deploy.

VMware Aria Automation Config and VMware Aria Automation for Secure Hosts are now a feature of VMware Tanzu Guardrails, one of the VMware Tanzu Intelligence Services.  VMware Tanzu Guardrails is available as an add-on to VMware vSphere Foundation (VVF) and VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF).  To learn more visit VMware Tanzu Guardrails.

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