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 […]
In the previous post I showed how to automate initial VxRail cluster configuration and deployment with Ansible. In this post, which is the next of a number of posts on VCF 4 on VxRail I will show you how to externalize embedded vCenter. As you know, by default, VMware vCenter server is internal to the […]
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 […]
In Part#1 of this blog series we upgraded VxRail cluster from v 4.7.300 to v7.0 and now we will deploy VCF 4.0. I assume that VMware Cloud Builder appliance is already deployed in our VxRail cluster. Just download OVF from here and deploy it. Ensure that you can ping the ESXi hosts from Cloud Builder vm […]
Before we start with VCF 4.0 on VxRail 7.0 installation, if not yet done, we need to upgrade our VxRail cluster to version 7.0.x. In this blog post we will upgrade from version 4.7.300. But before start, please read carefully ‘VxRail Software Upgrade Procedures’ available in SolVe Online, allowing users to generate specific step-by-step procedures […]
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 […]
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.
It may happened that VxRail plugin wasn’t loaded into vCenter correctly and it’s in ‘Failed’ status. In my case the error was: Error downloading plug-in. Make sure that the URL is reachable and the registered thumbprint is correct. sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.build(SunCertPathBuilder.java:141) In /var/log/mystic/connectors-cluster.log on VxRail Manager some […]