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

The vRA 7 Developer Friendly Blueprint!

Do you want to make your developers happy and win their trust and business? Or, are you a developer that works at a VMware shop and you just want command line REST API access to your infrastructure? Well, then you have come to the right place. In this guide I Continue reading The vRA 7 Developer Friendly Blueprint!

vRealize Automation or OpenStack or both?

If you are reading this your most likely a vSphere shop and have a high amount of virtual servers in your data center. As you know, you can quickly right click and spin up a new VM. However, the challenge is getting all of the infrastructure and integrations in place Continue reading vRealize Automation or OpenStack or both?

vRealize Automation REST API with Curl

vRealize Autmation exposes a RESTful API to automate common tasks without having to access the GUI. Some common examples of why you would use this are: Request machines as part of a Continus Integratation process Integrate vRA provisioning into your build systems such as Jenkins Drive vRA requests from a Continue reading vRealize Automation REST API with Curl

How to call vCAC (vRA) from command line to request VM’s and run scripts in the guest

So you want to make your developers happy but you are a vSphere admin and you already have enough on your plate? I am going to make it super easy for you to give your developers what they want (a command line to script their infrastructure request) and what you Continue reading How to call vCAC (vRA) from command line to request VM’s and run scripts in the guest