SovLabs vRealize Automation Extensibility Module for


Backup and recovery are a necessary services to ensure the business continuity of any organization.  There are several threats to the running configurations and data stored on VMs provisioned via vRealize Automation including hardware failure, data corruption, accidental deletion, internal compromise and ransomware, among others.  Without the proper backup and recovery solution in place, organizations and end-users may suffer outages and data loss.

With the SovLabs vRealize Automation Backup-as-a-Service module for Rubrik, organizations who utilize Rubrik for backup and recovery can now have fully automated policy-driven backups and self-service VM and file-level recovery directly within vRealize Automation, reducing the support burden, lowering risk and increasing end-user satisfaction.

In a new category of software-defined end-to-end supported and pre-tested vRealize Automation integrations by SovLabs, organizations no longer have to deal with cloud management platform integration complexities. Manage your cloud without having to create or maintain workflow orchestration content and without worry of CMP or component upgrades breaking your IT processes.

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Manage SLA domain assignment via the SovLabs Backup Profile feature
Self-service file and folder-level recovery
End-user notifications
  • Create one or more Rubrik Endpoints
  • Create one or more SovLabs Backup Profiles with the following features:
  • Ability to associate Rubrik Endpoint
  • Decouples SLA Domain assignments from blueprints to allow for ease of management at scale
  • Adds VM to selected SLA Domain based on backup profile
  • Backup profile can be pinned to VM component of vRealize
  • Automation blueprint or applicable vRealize Automation constructs
  • E.g. business group, compute resource, or any supported hierarchy for vRealize Automation custom properties 
  • Ability to allow the end-user to choose the Rubrik SLA
  • Domain at time of request
  • Self-service
  • File and folder-level recovery options
    Granular permissions using vRealize Automation entitlements; can be granted to end-users or administrators
    Restore point selection and filtering
    None, Latest backup, backup since date/time, or select date/time range
    Allows for requester to select their time-zone, auto-calculating difference to Rubrik appliance
    Requires OS-level credentials for restore operations, preventing elevated admin access to non-privileged users
    Ability to change a VM's SLA domain
    End-user notifications for self-service recovery
    Includes SovLabs Notifications Module
    Pre-configured HTML and text-based notification templates can be customized
    Includes SovLabs Template Engine to include custom logic or any VM-level vRealize Automation custom property
    Notification scenarios/templates include job started, job completed, job failed
    Defaults to notifying requester for all recovery notifications
    Allows requester to specify additional email recipients for recovery notifications
    Optionally configure additional email-based recipients for all backup and recovery notifications
    Simple 2-step install and upgrade process
    Quick start process: Configure notification, define Rubrik endpoint, Backup profile(s) and provision! 

VMware vRealize Automation: Advanced or Enterprise - 7.3.1, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6

VMware vRealize Orchestrator: 7.x

Rubrik: 3.2.x+, 4.0.x