How to Monitor Bandwidth to and from VMC on AWS with vRops

Ok, before everyone pings me, I know it is now called VMware Aria Operations but the name change is so new that I know most people will still refer to it as vRops. Heck, I still call it Alive. Skittles view anyone? Anywho….are you looking for a way to monitor Continue reading How to Monitor Bandwidth to and from VMC on AWS with vRops

Tanzu on VMC SSO User Login Gotcha

Are you able to login via Kubectl vsphere with cloudadmin@vmc.local but not a domain user? Are you getting errors like: FATA[0060] Failed to get available workloads, response from the server was invalid DEBU[0060] Error while getting list of workloads: invalid character ‘<‘ looking for beginning of value Then you probably Continue reading Tanzu on VMC SSO User Login Gotcha

Securing NSX Manager in VMware Cloud on AWS

You may have noticed VMware recently added a Tab “Open NSX Manager” for your SDDC. On initial SDDC deployment this is only accessible over the internet but is secured behind your VMware Cloud Portal login credentials. Once you connect your VPN or Direct connect you are presented with an internal Continue reading Securing NSX Manager in VMware Cloud on AWS

Five ways to avoid Container Lock-in

So you are now running containers in production and you are starting to get the hang of things. You notice that while it was easy to get started, now your costs are going up as you add more and more containers. It my be time to move to a different Continue reading Five ways to avoid Container Lock-in