vRA 7.6 to vRA 8 / Cloud Assembly Migration: 1. Infra Migration, Business Groups Resource Actions
So we are finally making the leap from vRA 7.6 to vRA 8 / Cloud Assembly. Following the documentation, I've deployed the on-prem Proxy and ABX appliances. Got things connected back to the on-prem vRA 7.6 in order to utilize the migration assessment tool. One of the first items to clean up in the old 7.6 is the Entitlement Built in Resource Actions for each Business Group (BG).
Of all the possible resource actions, of the Actions my institution desires, only 11 are supported in vRA 8.
Some of the assessments state I have a total of 66 (someone checked all). Multiplied by 40 Business Groups.
That's going to be a lot of manual drop down and remove.
Assuming you are familiar with, Linux, bash scripting, and VMware_vRealize_CloudClient, there is an easier way.
1st) I yum installed jq, a lightweight and flexible command-line JSON processor. I assume there are other cli JSON processors on other systems.
2) Go through the process for one BG entitlement, review the migration assessment for actions, and remove all the ones that don't work, you can periodically update to get latest number.
3) Extract your known good BG entitlements as a baseline JSON: