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Micro presentations as in microservices

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Integrating vRealize Operations with OpenShift Container Platform

Integrate vROps with OpenShift internally shipped Prometheus. Continue readingIntegrating vRealize Operations with OpenShift Container Platform

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Upgrade Salt Master on vRA SSC Appliance

Upgrading vRA SSC only upgrades SaltStack Config console components, for compatibility reason you are allowed to upgrade Salt Master(s) as per your convenience. Here is how do it.Continue readingUpgrade Salt Master on vRA SSC Appliance

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Manage RBAC for individual files in vRA SaltStack File Server with API

vRealize Automation SaltStack Config (vRA SSC) comes with Role Based Access Control (RBAC) allowing you to define permission settings for multiple users. vRA SSC comes with few built-in roles that cannot be deleted: User, Administrator and Superuser. These roles covers the most common requirements, but of course you are allowed to crate user-defined roles for…Continue readingManage RBAC for individual files in vRA SaltStack File Server with API

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Configure vRealize Operations Integration for CloudHealth

The vRealize Operations (vROps) Integration for CloudHealth is a Management Pack to collect private cloud infrastructure (vSphere) cost and usage from vROps and push it into CloudHealth. With this integration, all vCenter accounts added in vROps will automatically sync with CloudHealth, enabling users to get visibility into private cloud (vSphere) costs, usage, assets and metrics…Continue readingConfigure vRealize Operations Integration for CloudHealth

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Install Tanzu Community Edition with Salt

This blog post is about two open source projects supported by VMware: Salt and Tanzu Community Edition. Salt is event-driven automation, infrastructure management, configuration management, remote execution and much more. Tanzu Community Edition (TCE) is a full-featured, easy-to-manage Kubernetes platform for learners and users, especially those working in small-scale or pre-production environments. Installing TCE it…Continue readingInstall Tanzu Community Edition with Salt

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vRealize Operations Node Architecture and Internals

Since I started to work with vRealize Operations (vROps) I was amazed by its flexible architecture: by means of a single virtual appliance you can deploy scale-out, high availability and even business continuity deployments. It is extremely flexible as it is suitable for any kind of environment, from small organizations with few systems to big…Continue readingvRealize Operations Node Architecture and Internals

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Salt SDDC Modules – Manage VMC Security Groups and Rules

After two SDDC Extension Modules introductory posts about getting started and state files, in this post I cover something more juicy from my point of view: managing VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) Security Groups and Security Rules. Of course as a pre-requisite, in addition to having Salt Master with SDDC extensions modules, you need to…Continue readingSalt SDDC Modules – Manage VMC Security Groups and Rules

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Salt SDDC Modules – State Files

My previous post introduced Salt Extension Modules for VMware, this is an open source project that provides a collection of Salt-maintained extension modules for VMware vSphere, vCenter, ESXi, NSX-T, VMC and friends. That post covered also commands. In this post we will cover State files. At the time I am writing this post there aren’t…Continue readingSalt SDDC Modules – State Files

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Salt SDDC Modules – Getting Started

Salptoject.io recently released a collection of open source (of course!) Salt-maintained extension modules for VMware vSphere, VMware Cloud on AWS and NSX-T. You can find these modules on Github here, the documentation here and a pretty cool quickstart guide here. This is quite early days for these modules, so at the moment I am just planning to…Continue readingSalt SDDC Modules – Getting Started