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Mastering vRealize Automation 6.2 by J. Powell

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Installing plugins to access VMs through the web portal

One of the most powerful features is also one of its most simple: Providing access to the applications and infrastructure the end user requested directly from the portal. Using this feature prevents the need to open additional firewall rules, as the ports being used are accessed over the vRA web portal's ports. However, the web browser cannot access these services without installing additional plugins.

Take for example, a Windows VM. Once provisioned, we can click on the Items tab and access the VM. After clicking on the provisioned VM, you'll see an Actions menu on the left-hand side, as illustrated here:

We will go over the Action items in the next section. For this example, we want to concentrate ...

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