VCF

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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VCF 3.9 on VxRail 4.7.300 – manage certificate for VxRail Manager using Ansible.

Few posts ago i described how to automate certificates management for all VCF components using Ansible. In VCF versions prior to VCF 3.8, SDDC Manager allows the user to manage certificates of the VMware Cloud Foundation components except VxRail Manager. This post is just a quick update of vars for my ansible role. Just add […]

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Poland VMUG – 26.03.2020

Zapraszam wszystkich na pierwszy w tym roku spotkanie Poland VMUG, które odbędzie się 26 marca 2020. W związku z obecną sytuacją, spotkanie odbędzie się online. Będę miał okazję opowiedzieć o rozwiązaniu jakim jest VCF on VxRail – jak wygląda integracja VMware VCF software stack’a z platforma HCI DellEMC VxRail. Kliknij tutaj żeby się zarejestrować.

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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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