VCF

VCF 3.9 – automate managing certificates for Cloud Foundation components using Ansible.

In VCF 3.9 we can manage certificates for all Cloud Foundation components, including configuring a certificate authority, generating and downloading CSRs, and installing them. In this post i will show you how to configure Microsoft certificate authority and create and install certificates for the following components: Platform Services Controllers vCenter Server NSX Manager SDDC Managee vRealize […]

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Announcing General Availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 3.9.1

On January 14th 2020, VMware achieved general availability of VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) 3.9.1, introducing support for Application Virtual Networks, API support for multiple physical NICs and vSphere Distributed switches, and improvements to Cloud Builder and Developer Center.  The following post provides an overview of the release content and links to additional information. Here you can […]

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VMware Cloud Foundation 3.7 released

VMware has officialy released VCF 3.7. What’s new in version 3.7? VMware Cloud Foundation on VxRail – Provides an integrated experience on Dell EMC VxRail with the automated life cycle management of the whole stack. For more information, see VMware Cloud Foundation on Dell EMC VxRail Release Notes. Standalone Automated Deployment of vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager – Enables […]

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SDDC Manager and VCF 2.3.1 – subtask status change in Zookeeper.

 Today i will focus on steps that should be taken to skip failed task and restart workflow in SDDC Manager on VxRack to complete it with SUCCESS. Next post will be dedicated to show how resolve an issue with ‘Configure new vCenters and ESXi hosts from workload domain in vRLI’ subtask. I encountered an issue […]

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SDDC Manager – You do not have privileges to login to the system

When you try logged in to SDDC manager using proper credentials you can find message “You do not have proper privileges…” and you can get some delays in SSH connection until you get logged in. Restart of SDDC Manager Web Service is not working: ‘systemctl‘ and ‘shutdown -h now‘ don’t work as well. But we […]

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