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

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

vCAC 6 SSL configuration gotcha

When installing vCAC 6 using the stand alone Identity appliance you will need to configure the SSL certificates in a specific way. Otherwise you will not be able to login to your system with the identity store credentials. This is because the vCAC appliance contacts the Idenetiy appliance for a Continue reading vCAC 6 SSL configuration gotcha

The Hostname is about to die!!

I remember as a kid going to Pizza friday nights playing Gauntlet and hearing that computer voice saying “Red Warrior is about to die” over and over. I now realize this was just a way to get more quarters from me. ¬†Click here to hear it Today I feel this Continue reading The Hostname is about to die!!