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Mastering vRealize Automation 6.2 by J. Powell

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Installing the AppD Bootstrap agent on a VM

Just like the agents for vRA, we have an agent for AppD as well. Without this agent, the application or services from AppD do not get deployed correctly. You can install the agent directly to a VM, and save it as a template, or install it as part of an automated deployment process, such as Kickstart, MDT, or SCCM. You must have VMware tools installed prior to performing the AppD Bootstrap agent installation. We will continue with the following examples using Windows 2012 R2 as our guest VM.

  1. First, we need to gather some prerequisites. For this, we will need the following:
    • The Java JRE package that comes with AppD. You can download at https://vRAappd.domain.local:8433/darwin/agent/jre-1.7.0_72-win64.zip ...

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