VMware Cloud on AWS limited rights explained

VMware Cloud on AWS is a managed service. Support, patching and maintenance of the infrastructure is the responsibility of VMware. With that said there needs to be a separation of access control so a customer does not accidentally cause a support alert or worse, bring down the entire cluster. While Continue reading VMware Cloud on AWS limited rights explained

How to Delete a Deployment with the vRA 7 REST API

In this guide I will show you how to use the vRA 7 REST API to delete a deployment. This is common for users or developers that want to programmatically delete a deployment of single or multi-machine blueprints. Pre-Reqs Already provisioned vRA 7 Blueprint with Destroy Deployment entitled See my Continue reading How to Delete a Deployment with the vRA 7 REST API

How to enable Docker Remote API on Photon OS

So you want to connect to the Docker instance on Photon OS remotly from another Docker client? In this guide I will walk you through a few short steps to configure Photon OS to enable the remote docker API. NOTE: This is not considered the secure method. If you want Continue reading How to enable Docker Remote API on Photon OS

The Docker Swarm Blueprint for vRA7 is here!

It’s the moment you have been waiting for. The easy button to deliver Docker Swarm Clusters on vSphere is here. With all the policy, standards and governance you have come to expect from vRealize Automation. NOTE: This is using the evaluation installation of Docker Swarm and is considered insecure as Continue reading The Docker Swarm Blueprint for vRA7 is here!

How to get the IP address of a VM in vRealize Automation 7 REST API

In my last post I showed you how to script a REST API request in vRealize Automation 7. Now let’s close the loop and get the details of that request. In this guide I will show you how to retrieve the IP address of a provisioned item. You can then Continue reading How to get the IP address of a VM in vRealize Automation 7 REST API

How to script a vRealize Automation 7 REST API request

As you may or may not know, vRealize Automation features a RESTful API to programmatically interface with the Cloud Management Portal. In this guide I will show you how to create a shell script to request a catalog item. You can then use this as a building block for more Continue reading How to script a vRealize Automation 7 REST API request

Requesting the VRA Developer Friendly Blueprint with curl

In my last post I showed you how to create the developer friendly blueprint in vRealize 7. In this guide we will show how to invoke the REST API to make this request. Before we get into the details it helps to illustrate how each team wants to interact with Continue reading Requesting the VRA Developer Friendly Blueprint with curl