vRealize Automation provides self-service IT deployment and delivery through a secure portal. The portal enables users to request new IT services and manage IT resources while ensuring compliance with business policies. Requests are processed through a published service catalog to provide a consistent user experience regardless of the underlying physical hardware configuration.
Before deploying vRealize Automation for use with VMware Cloud Foundation, install a license and ensure that all additional prerequisites, as described in this section, are met.
Before deploying vRealize Automation for use with VMware Cloud Foundation, add a license:
You can enter a license key for either vRealize Automation or a suite license for a product that includes vRealize Automation—vCloud Suite or vRealize Suite, for example.
If you have multiple license keys for a product, the description helps to identify the license.
Before you install vRealize Automation, ensure that the following prerequisites are met:
As with vRealize Lifecycle Manager, deploy vRealize Automation in VMware Cloud Foundation by using SDDC Manager. For detailed installation procedures, see the VMware Cloud Foundation Operations and Administration Guide.