vRA 7.6 Restarting vRA Services

Mindwatering Incorporated

Author: Tripp W Black

Created: 06/07 at 10:52 AM


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Restarting an embedded vRO services in vRA:
After a vRA restart, if the advanced-designer-service is not REGISTERED, and the vCO entries are empty, you can try manually restarting the service.

Shutdown with:
# service vco-server stop
<wait the 5 seconds or so>

Restart with:
# service vco-server start
<wait for output for a second.>
Status: RUNNING as PID=10234

Wait again and refresh the services list in the VAMI. In out 15 to 20 seconds, the A


The vco-configurator runs both the:
- vRealize Orchestrator Client - FQDN:8283/vco-controlcenter/client
- vRealize Orchestrator Control Center - FQDN:8283/vco-controlcenter/

If you need to restart the configurator, 8283, web site:
service vco-configurator stop
service vco-configurator start


If you need to restart elasticsearch, elasticsearch is one of the first services started. It will require restart of other services:
service elasticsearch restart
service vco-server status | grep PID && service vco-server restart
service vco-configurator start
service vcac-server restart

Elasticsearch may give shards message.


If you want to do an "all services restart" without actually rebooting the appliance:
vcac-vami service-manage stop vco-configurator vco-server vcac-server horizon-workspace hzn-dots elasticsearch
vcac-vami service-manage start elasticsearch hzn-dots horizon-workspace vcac-server vco-server vco-configurator

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