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Mastering vRealize Automation 6.2 by J. Powell

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vRealize Automation core components

VMware has made great strides to improve the core components of vRealize Automation. In the 5.2 version of vCAC, all the software components had to be installed on Windows servers. Starting with the 6.0 version, this has been reduced to two vApps and one Windows server.

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In addition to the three core components, you must have vCenter 5.x or later, a domain controller, an e-mail server, and a SQL server to get the most basic functionalities out of vRealize Automation. It is recommended by VMware that you have a dedicated database server to host the SQL databases in a production environment.

Before we look at each core component in detail, let's have a high-level view of the vRA components using the following ...

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