How to use VMware Admiral Container Service with Harbor Registry

Ok, so you figured out how to get Admiral and Harbor up and running and now you want to use them both together so you don’t have to go out to Docker Hub anymore right? Well you came to the right place. In this guide I will show you how Continue reading How to use VMware Admiral Container Service with Harbor Registry

Getting started with VMware Admiral Container Service on Photon OS

In this guide I will walk you through a simple setup of Admiral using Photon OS as the container host. Admiral™ is a highly scalable and very lightweight Container Management platform for deploying and managing container based applications. It is designed to have a small footprint and boot extremely quickly. Continue reading Getting started with VMware Admiral Container Service on Photon OS

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

Remote site replicated Docker Registries with VMware Harbor

One of the great features of VMware Harbor registry is the out of the box image replication. Some of you may just use this feature for a simple way to back up your registry but I found another use case that may be of interest.  Let’s say you wanted to Continue reading Remote site replicated Docker Registries with VMware Harbor

Hybrid cloud Docker Registry with VMware Harbor

One of the great features of VMware Harbor registry is the out of the box image replication. Some of you may just use this feature for a simple way to back up your registry but I found another use case that may be of interest.  Let’s say you wanted to Continue reading Hybrid cloud Docker Registry with VMware Harbor

How to integrate vRealize Automation 7 with Chef

As you may have noticed in vRealize Automation 7 the event broker is the new method of triggering vRealize Orchestrator workflows. Also the custom properties are now stored in the vRA appliance database so the old workflows I created to update the roles drop down do not work with the Continue reading How to integrate vRealize Automation 7 with Chef

How to use PhotonOS with an insecure registry

If you have installed a local docker registry without signed SSL certificates, the docker daemon will need to be started in a way to allow connection in insecure mode. For details see this note from Docker. In this guide I will show you how to configure VMware Photon OS to Continue reading How to use PhotonOS with an insecure registry

How to find a quiet place where you will not be interrupted

It’s been one of those weeks when deadlines are approaching and I really needed to buckle down and focus. If you have read some of my blog posts I always put a pre-req: A quiet place where you will not be interrupted Well it dawned on me that I should Continue reading How to find a quiet place where you will not be interrupted

How to use the Docker Volume Driver with Photon Platform

VMware recently released a Beta version of a plugin for Docker volumes. I was curious to see if it also works on Photon Platform. Well it does! In this guide I will walk you through setting it up and then we will run my favorite app in a container to Continue reading How to use the Docker Volume Driver with Photon Platform