Running Tripwire Security Scan with REST call

I was asked to initiate Tripwire Scan on all VMs deployed by vRealize Automation. This requirement was an issue raised by compliance audit finding. After some talks to Tripwire team, we decided on an approach to assign a tag to a host in Tripwire this will force initial VM scan. VM is registered in Tripwire …

[Quick Hint] Suspend VM monitoring in Patrol with REST call

There are situations when your workflow will have to restart a VM. This post shows a way to disable VM monitoring in Patrol using a simple REST call. This way your monitoring team will not get a false positive alarm and you will avoid unnecessary emails 😉 Disable VM Monitoring: Once you are done with …

Running Ansible Tower Job with REST API

In vRealize Automation 8.x we have out of the box integration for Ansible and Ansible Tower directly build in in to a Cloud Templates designer. Still there is a way to run this integration as a part of EBS subscription. This way you will be able to detect any single Job failure and decide if …

vRealize Automation 8 Rest API How To

In this blog post we will crate a set of actions which will allow us to run any vRA8 REST call. vRealize Automation 8 Swagger documentation can be found under url: https://<vra-server-hostname>/automation-ui/api-docs/ You can find all vRA services here. In this example we will run a request to get all vRA deployments form Deployment service: