You can access vRealize Easy Installer after you download the executable file from My VMware download page.
Verify that you have downloaded the ISO file.
- After you download the file, mount the vra-lcm-installer.iso file.
- Browse to the folder vrlcm-ui-installer inside the CD-ROM.
- The folder contains three sub-folder for three operating systems. Based on your operating system, browse to the corresponding operating system folder inside vrlcm-ui-installer folder.
- Click the installer file in the folder. Operating System File Path Windows lcm-installer\vrlcm-ui-installer\win32 Linux
- Login to Linux VM.
- Run apt-get install p7zip-full.
- Run 7z x vra-lcm-installer.iso.
- Run chmod +x vrlcm-ui-installer/lin64/installer
- Run apt install libnss3 (required only if libnss3 component is not installed.)
- Run vrlcm-ui-installer/lin64/installer.
vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager
Verify that you have the configuration details:
- vCenter Server details. For more information on adding vCenter Server, see Assign a User Role in vCenter Server in the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.2 Installation, Upgrade, and Management guide.
- Network details of vRealize Automation
- Lifecycle VA deployment details
- Click Install on the vRealize Easy Installer window.
- Click Next after reading the introduction.
- Accept the License Agreement and click Next. Read the Customer Experience Improvement Program and select the checkbox to join the program.
- To specify vCenter Server details, enter these details on the Appliance Deployment Target tab.
- Enter the vCenter Server Hostname.
- Enter the HTTPs Port number.
- Enter the vCenter Server Username, and Password.
- Click Next and you are prompted with a Certificate Warning, click Accept to proceed.
- You must specify a location to deploy virtual appliances.
- Expand the vCenter Server tree.
- Expand to any data center and map your deployment to a specific VM folder.
- Specify a resource cluster on the Select a Compute Resource tab.
- Expand the data center tree to an appropriate resource location and click Next.
- On the Select a Storage Location tab, select a datastore to store your deployment and click Next.
- On the Network Configuration and Password Configuration tabs, set up your Network and Password configuration by entering the required fields, and clicking Next.
- For a vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager VM, enter the NTP Server for the appliance and click Next.
- Set up vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager configuration settings,
- Enter a Virtual Machine Name, IP Address, and Hostname.
- Provide configuration information. Enter the Data Center Name, vCenter Name and Increase the Disk Space fields.
- Enable or disable the FIPS Mode Compliance, as required.
- Click Next.
VMware Identity Manager
Verify that you have a static IP address before you begin your configuration.
- To install a new instance, select Install new vIDM.
- Enter the required text boxes under Virtual Machine Name, IP Address, Hostname, and Default Configuration Admin.
- To import an existing instance, select Import Existing vIDM.
- Enter the Hostname, Admin Password, System Admin Password, SSH User Password, Root Password, Default Configuration Admin, and Default Configuration Password.
- Select the Sync group members to the Directory when user want to sync group member while adding a group for the global configuration of VMware Identity Manager.
- Click Next. If you cannot deploy vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager VMware Identity Manager or vRealize Automation in VMC vCenter Server using vRealize Easy Installer, then use the vCenter Server that has an administrator privilege to deploy products.
- Verify that you have the static IP address of the VM, host name, and VM name. vRealize Automation requires VMware Identity Manager 3.3.2 for an import or a new installation. Manual installation of vRealize Automation through OVA is not supported.
- Verify that you have an external load balancer configured for cluster deployments.
- Enter the vRealize Automation Environment Name.
- Under the vRealize Automation license, enter the License Key.
- After configuring your VMware Identity Manager settings, you have the option to install vRealize Automation. For a standard deployment with a master node, enter the Virtual Machine Name, IP Address, and FQDN Hostname of vRealize Automation. Skip to step 6.
- For a cluster deployment with three nodes, you are required to enter the Load Balancer IP address and FQDN
- For a cluster deployment, create a master node by using step 2 as a guideline.
- For a cluster deployment, create secondary nodes, enter the required text boxes, and proceed.
- (Optional) In the Advanced Configuration for vRealize Automation section, you can manually enter K8S Cluster and Service IP ranges by selecting Configure internal pods and service subnets. If left unselected, vRealize Automation uses the default values.
- Click Next.
- Read the Summary page with the entered data and click Submit.
After submitting your details, the installer takes about 30 minutes to install the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager, copy binaries, and then start the installation process which depends on the network speed.