Puppet Enterprise with vCAC – Part 1 Automatically install the PE agent

This guide will show you how to integrate Puppet Enterprise with vCAC. This will allow you to have day 2 configuration management of servers provisioned by vCAC as well as be able to offer a self service application portal. In part 1 we will walk through how to configure vCAC Continue reading Puppet Enterprise with vCAC – Part 1 Automatically install the PE agent

Puppet Enterprise with vCAC – Part 2 Sign Node, Add Group, Puppet Run

In Part 1 we configured vCAC to deploy a Linux VM and install and configure the Puppet Agent to register with the Puppet Master. In this lesson we will take it a step further by contacting the Puppet Master and signing the Node request, adding the node to the group Continue reading Puppet Enterprise with vCAC – Part 2 Sign Node, Add Group, Puppet Run

VCAC 6 Plugin for vCO – Adding a vCAC Host for IAAS

After installing vCAC 6, you can utilize the built-in vCO workflows via the embedded vCO instance. Since the embedded vCO instance is installed on the vCAC 6 appliance, all you need to do is run the “Add a vCAC host” workflow from your for vCO client. Please ensure you have Continue reading VCAC 6 Plugin for vCO – Adding a vCAC Host for IAAS

How to use vCAC 6 embedded vCO with Design Center

So now it is week 2 and you feel like you are getting familiar with the new vCloud Automation Center 6. Now you want to explore some advanced functionality of the product and build your own custom deployment workflows using design center. As you may remember in vCAC 5.2 VMware Continue reading How to use vCAC 6 embedded vCO with Design Center

How to enable Advanced Service Designer in vCAC 6

So you got past the initial setup and install of vCAC 6. You have already provisioned several Windows or Linux blue prints and now you want to play with the advanced service designer. But wait? Where is the advanced services tab in vCAC? Humm, you have everything licensed correctly and Continue reading How to enable Advanced Service Designer in vCAC 6

How to start vCO configuration service on vCAC 6 Appliance

You may have noticed that the vCenter Orchestrator configuration page as part of the vCAC 6 appliance is not started by default. This is by design to save resources on the vCAC appliance VM. Here are the steps to start it if you need to use it to configure the Continue reading How to start vCO configuration service on vCAC 6 Appliance