vRealize Automation - Install vRA Agents on CentOS virtual machine
October 01, 2019
Ensure wget is install and change to the tmp directory for when we download the agent installer
yum install wget -y cd /tmp
Download and extract the installer and make the script executable
wget --no-check-certificate https://acvra01.automationcore.xtravirt.com/software/download/prepare_vra_template_linux.tar.gz tar -xvf prepare_vra_template_linux.tar.gz cd prepare_vra_template_linux chmod +x prepare_vra_template.sh
Execute the script and follow the prompts. You will need to know the FQDN for the vRA and IaaS boxes.
Remove udev persistence rules.
/bin/rm -f /etc/udev/rules.d/70*
Enable machines cloned from this template to have their own unique identifiers
/bin/sed -i '/^\(HWADDR\|UUID\)=/d' /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
If you rebooted or reconfigured the reference machine after installing the software bootstrap agent, reset the agent and follow the steps.
Power down the VM
shutdown -h now
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