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!
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
Updated 9/3/2015 – This is the old way using the Design Center. See here for the new way using vRO extension. https://www.vmtocloud.com/vravcac-chef-client-extension/ One of the things I love about vCAC is it’s ability to integrate with just about anything right Continue reading Self Service Application Deployment with vCAC, vCO and Chef!
Updated 12/12/14 For even more integrations check out vCOTeams list here Compute Cisco = UCS vCO plug-in beta Storage Network Appliance = vCO Configuration How To and On Command Workflow Automation Package and Powershell toolkit EMC Viper = vCO Plugin Continue reading vCAC Extensibility Quick Reference Guide
Install and configure vCenter Log Insight per the instructions below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5y9o9WCx0A Windows does not natively send syslogs so you will need an agent to send the syslogs Download the syslog agent from the following http://www.syslogserver.com/download.html Browse to the folder you Continue reading Monitor vCAC with vCenter Log Insight
This example is assuming that vCAC is configured to provision Linux instances to an Amazon availability zone with a VPC configured with public and private subnets and that the Security group is configured to allow SSH traffic. For information on Continue reading How to SSH to Public DNS name of AWS instances in vCAC
Note: Connecting to AWS instances via SSH may require modifications to your organizations firewall or you may need to use a proxy server. This lesson is assuming you have direct access to the internet and to Amazon Web Services via Continue reading How to SSH to Private DNS name of AWS instances in vCAC