EMC Avamar Plugin for vRealize Automation

For a vRealize project that I’m currently working on one of the requirements is that the provisioned VM is added to EMC Avamar Data Protection. Normally we do this by creating REST API calls to the Avamar server, which works OK but can’t we do it simpler than that? And now we can!
Introducing the EMC Avamar Plugin for vRealize Automation.

 
vRO-Avamar-plugin

This post will describe how to install the EMC Avamar Plugin for vRealize Automation and add day two operations to the through vRA provisioned VMs.

Pre-requisite

  • vRealize Automation (vRA) 6.x installed
  • vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) 5.5.x / 6.x installed and configured in vRA
  • vRealize Automation IaaS must be configured to use vRO workflows for customizations (link)
  • EMC Avamar 7.1.x configured and the VMware vCenter client configured
  • EMC Avamar Plugin for vRealize Automation Plugin
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