VMware vRealize Automation 7.1 continues to improve the speed and ease of automating delivery of your IT services with the introduction of a new Integration Framework for IPAM, out of the box support for Active Directory policies along with Application/Deployment Scale Out/In.IT organizations can use VMware vRealize Automation to deliver services to their lines of business. vRealize Automation provides a secure portal where authorized administrators, developers or business users can request new IT services and manage specific cloud and IT resources, while ensuring compliance with business policies. Requests for IT service, including infrastructure, applications, desktops, and many others, are processed through a common service catalog to provide a consistent user experience.
The vRealize Automation 7.1 release includes resolved issues and the following changes.
- Streamlined installation process using a silent installer.
- Agent and prerequisite command line interface.
- Migration tool to move data from a source vRealize Automation 6.2.x environment to a fresh vRealize Automation 7.1 environment while preserving the source environment.
- IPAM integration framework with ability to deploy machines and applications with automated assignment of IP addresses from leading IP address management systems, with the first integration with Infoblox.
- Integrated support for Active Directory policies.
- Custom property dictionary controls to improve property definitions and vRealize Orchestrator actions.
- Reconfigure life-cycle events by means of event broker workflow subscriptions.
- Additional vSphere provisioning options and data collection improvements.
- Ability to manually conduct horizontal scale in and scale out of application environments deployed by vRealize Automation, including the automatic update of dependent components.
- Customizable message of the day portlet available on the home page.
- Additional information and filter options on the Items page.
- Discontinued support for PostgreSQL external database.
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