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VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials

By : Daniel Langenhan
Book Image

VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials

By: Daniel Langenhan

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials
About the Author
About the Reviewers


Before we start, we should get our heads around a few things.

Downloading the appliance

First of all, we need to download the appliance in the OVA format from the VMware website:

  1. Open a browser and visit

  2. Click on Downloads.

  3. Select Download Product next to the VMware vSphere section.

  4. Scroll down to Standard and then click on Go to Downloads next to VMware vRealize Orchestrator Appliance

  5. Scroll down until you find the OVA download, as shown in the following screenshot:

  6. Now, click on Download Now.

  7. You will be asked for your VMware credentials. Enter them and click on Log In.

  8. Agree and click on Accept for the EULA.

  9. Download the OVA to a location from where you can access vCenter (or on your desktop if you are using VMware Workstation).

If you don't have a valid VMware license, you can acquire an evaluation license for vSphere. At the time of writing, there is no specific Orchestrator trial available, but Orchestrator can be used with the free vSphere trial version.

To do so,...