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VCF 4.0 on VxRail 7.0.000 – rename cluster components with Ansible and PowerShell.

In this post, which is third of a number of posts on VCF 4 on VxRail, we wil rename default VxRail cluster components names before VCF bring-up. Once the VxRail cluster is installed and configured, a default names are assigned to the Datacenter, cluster, vDS, portgroups and vSAN Datastore in the vCenter Server inventory. Once […]

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VCF 4.0 on VxRail 7.0.000 – initial cluster configuration and deployment with Ansible

A few weeks ago VxRail 7.0.10 was released and one of the many new features is that provides enhanced workflows and an API to support automation of initial cluster configuration and deployment. There is a great Dell EMC VxRail RESTful API Cookbook and it provides sample VxRail RESTful API workflows. You can find there even […]

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VCF 4.0.1 – Cloud Builder deployment with Ansible

As we all know, lazy sysadmin is the best sysadmin so even few clicks may cause you feel exhausted. That’s why I wrote Ansible role to automate VCF Cloud Builder deployment using ‘vmware_deploy_ovf’ module. Of course some OVA property keys were needed, but they can be found under ProductSection in OVF descriptor. This ansible role is for […]

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VMware Cloud on Dell EMC – the 2nd Generation of Data Center as a Service

The second generation of VMware Cloud on Dell EMC unveiled. VMware launched the VMware Cloud on Dell EMC product offering at Dell Tech World 2019 in April and this is the second generation of that product. Last week as a vExpert i’ve had a chance ( again:-) ) to participate in exclusive Bloggers Early Access […]

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