A question that I frequently see popping up is “How can I reset the password of local user in vRA?“. A while back I blogged about how to achive this with PowervRA and Set-vRAUserPrincipal. However that might not be applicable to every situation. An alternative solution could be to use a vRO workflow. The workflow could […]
If you don’t have access to Active Directory via the vRO plugin retrieving information about a certain user can be tricky. Here is a quick example showing how to retrieve an email address from a vRA user principal with vRO. Obviously assuming that you have chosen to sync the attribute in your directory configuration.
One of the current limitations with vRA7 is that once a local user has been created it can’t be modified. Since v1.20 PowervRA has provided ability to interact with local user principals by using the following set of functions: Get-vRAUserPrincipal Set-vRAUserPrincipal New-vRAUserPrincipal Remove-vRAUserPrincipal
While working in a vRA 7.0.1 environment recently I came across an interesting issue where some core services were not behaving the way they should. The vco service seemed to be unregistered and shell-ui-app along with advanced-designer-service were showing as UNAVAILABLE.
Requesting a vRA catalog item is simple with PowervRA and can be achieved with the Request-vRAConsumerCatalogItem cmdlet. Here are a few examples using an imaginary catalog item called centos.