I have been specializing in vRA/vCAC for over three years now. Previously I used Dynamic Ops as a customer. Lately it dawned on me that while I use the solution everyday there are many that are just seeing the solution Continue reading vRA/vCAC Clone blueprint Magic Secrets Revealed!
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True story, recently my car was broken into and my Mac Book was stolen. Not a total loss as I keep most of my files synced to VMware Horizon data. However I did invest a lot of time setting up Continue reading Apple Time Capsule as a Service with vRA/vCAC and VMware Photon
Updated 12/7/15, vRO workflows updated to address a reported timing issue. In my last post I showed you how to create a Photon Blueprint in vRA that uses a static IP pool and customizes the Photon guest OS. In this Continue reading Container as a service with vRA/vCAC and Project Photon
Updated 6/16/16. Photon OS 1.0 now works out of the box –> https://vmware.github.io/photon/ This guide is to help you create a blueprint in vRA/vCAC for VMware’s new Photon operating system. Note that Photon is currently a technical preview so there Continue reading How to create a Photon Blueprint in vRA/vCAC
I often hear customers request a way to dynamically update a vRA request form when a change is made in a 3rd party system. For example, when the Chef admin adds or removes roles from the Chef server, they would Continue reading Dynamically updated request forms example with vRA, vRO and Chef
So you want to offer your developers an Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) that is beyond just traditional Physical, virtual or cloud servers right? Well look no further, vRealize Automation can quickly and easily be extended to accommodate containers as Continue reading Docker as a Service in vRA/vCAC part 2 – InstallPullandRun
So you just implemented the vRealize Suite and you want to make sure any Windows VM you deploy get’s added to Log Insight right? Well look no further you came to the right place.Let’s get started but first make sure Continue reading Automate Log Insight logging of new Windows VM’s Provisioned from vRA
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 Continue reading vRealize Automation REST API with Curl
While playing around with the Puppet Plugin I was getting an error while running the install agent workflow. This was due to the fact I was trying to install an agent on an OS that is different than the Puppet Continue reading vRO Puppet Plugin Agent Install Gotcha