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VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials by Daniel Langenhan

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Chapter 2. Deploying and Configuring the Orchestrator Appliance

The Orchestrator Appliance is a Linux-based appliance that comes completely preconfigured and ready to run. An appliance is basically a fully installed and configured VM with an operating system, also known in the industry as shrink-wrapped. In this chapter, you will learn how to deploy the appliance as well as base configure it. Along the way, we will look at the following topics:

  • Downloading vRO
  • Installing vRO
  • Accessing Orchestrator
  • Base configure the Orchestrator Appliance
  • The Orchestrator configuration tools

Preparations

Before we start, we should get our heads around a few things.

Downloading the appliance

First of all, we need to download the appliance in the OVA format from the VMware ...

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