vRealize Automation 7.2 and vRealize Orchestrator Released

VMware has released vRealize Automation 7.2 and vRealize Orchestrator.

What's New in vRealize Automation 7.2:

The vRealize Automation 7.2 release includes resolved issues and the following changes.

  • Azure endpoint.
  • Configuration API enhancements.
  • Containers.
  • Enhanced installation API.
  • Enhanced upgrade API.
  • Entitlement enhancements:
    • Add all users.
    • Delete inactive enhancements.
  • Import vcd workloads to import vCloud Director workloads.
  • IPAM Framework expansion to allow vendor plug-ins to support on-demand routed networks.
  • Leap support – API & UI to OpenLDAP support.
  • Migration improvements:
    • Migration now accessible from the installation interface.
  • Scale out/scale in for XaaS objects.
  • New EBS events for blueprint components:
    • Pre- and Post- Event for each blueprint component.
    • Before|After request, Before|After Allocation, and so on.
  • Scale out/scale in for XaaS objects.
  • Selectable Algorithm for On-Demand Load Balancers on the blueprint.
  • ServiceNow integration to ITSM tools integration with ServiceNow. Available from Solution Exchange.
  • Service Monitor URL added for HTTPS.
  • vSphere 6.5 support

See full release notes: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vra/vrealize-automation-72-release-notes.html

What's New in vRealize Orchestrator 7.2

vRealize Orchestrator 7.2 introduces a number of improvements, bug fixes, and extends the automated configuration with new options:

  • Integration with Event Broker Service that makes possible to monitor notifications about business state or workflow status changes in vRealize Automation.
  • Improved usability of Control Center, including localization in Spanish, French, German, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean and Japanese.
  • The vRealize Orchestrator plug-in for vRealize Automation is now shipped with the Orchestrator platform.

vRealize Orchestrator 7.2 is shipped with a version of the vCenter Server plug-in that is compatible with vSphere 6.5. A redesigned vRealize Orchestrator vCenter Server plug-in is available as a separate download package for vRealize Orchestrator 7.2. This plug-in is compatible with vSphere 6.5 and vRealize Orchestrator 7.2 and in future releases will replace the version of the vCenter Server plug-in currently shipped with the Orchestrator platform. The new vCenter Server plug-in has the following features:

  • Simplified maintenance and faster troubleshooting, compared to the earlier versions of the plug-in.
  • Improved performance thanks to an optimized communication with the vSphere Server instances and changes in the caching schema.
  • Maximum compatibility of the scripting API and content compatibility with the vSphere products with version 5.5 and later.

For more information on the changes in the new vCenter Server plug-in for vRealize Orchestrator 7.2, see What's New in the New vCenter Server Plug-In.

See full release notes: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/orchestrator/vrealize-orchestrator-72-release-notes.html

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