Cloud Proxy gotcha with VMware Cloud on AWS Endpoint

So you setup your cloud proxy for Cloud Assembly and it has been working for weeks and suddenly it stopped working and you check the cloud account and it is constantly spinning in data collection. Eventually it pops up with the following error: Failed to submit task for execution. Make Continue reading Cloud Proxy gotcha with VMware Cloud on AWS Endpoint

VMware Harbor VPC installation gotcha

I ran into an issue testing replication of Harbor registry from my local data center out to an instance on a public cloud that was also an instance in a VPC. The issue is that an instance in a VPC has an internal Private IP address assigned and an external Continue reading VMware Harbor VPC installation gotcha

vRA 7 Software Components for Linux Gotcha

So today I have been in the lab working on some new blueprints. I will share those later..sigh…now that they are working. My typical workflow when developing a new blueprint is to go through the installation on a fresh VM provisioned by vRA with the Application Services agent installed. Once Continue reading vRA 7 Software Components for Linux Gotcha

vRA/vCAC Clone blueprint Magic Secrets Revealed!

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 for the first time. I remember the first time I Continue reading vRA/vCAC Clone blueprint Magic Secrets Revealed!

vCAC 6 Linux Guest Agent Certificate Gotcha

In vCAC 6, the Linux guest agent needs to use SSL to communicate with the vCAC Iaas Windows Server. This requires that a valid PEM file is present in the /usr/share/gugent director after you have installed the Linux guest agent RPM and before you run instalgugent.sh The common problem you Continue reading vCAC 6 Linux Guest Agent Certificate Gotcha