What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Edition #2

Last Updated: 26-Oct-2021

Welcome to Edition #2 of the What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions, today we are announcing a number of incremental changes:

  • Additional support for Dell VxRail
  • Additional automation across solutions based on the PowerValidatedSolutions v1.1.0 release
  • Additional Operational Guidance

Added Support for VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3.0 / 4.3.1 on VxRail

Delighted to announce support of the following Validated Solutions running on Dell VxRail based systems in addition to vSAN Ready Nodes.

  • Intelligent Logging and Analytics for VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Intelligent Operations Management for VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Private Cloud Automation for VMware Cloud Foundation

Intelligent Logging and Analytics for VMware Cloud Foundation Updates

Implementation

Added PowerValidatedSolutions automation to the following procedures:

  • Add vRealize Log Insight License to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (New-vRSLCMLockerLicense)
  • Add the vRealize Log Insight Admin Password to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (New-vRSLCMLockerPassword)
  • Add the vRealize Log Insight Virtual Machines to the First Availability Zone VM Group (Add-VmGroup)
Operational Guidance
  • Added Shutdown and Startup procedures

Intelligent Operations Management for VMware Cloud Foundation Updates

Implementation

Added PowerValidatedSolutions automation to the following procedures:

  • Add vRealize Operations Manager License to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (New-vRSLCMLockerLicense
  • Add the vRealize Operations Manager Password to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (New-vRSLCMLockerPassword)
  • Add the vRealize Operations Manager Virtual Machines to the First Availability Zone VM Group (Add-VmGroup)
Operational Guidance
  • Added Shutdown and Startup procedures

Private Cloud Automation for VMware Cloud Foundation Updates

Implementation

Added PowerValidatedSolutions automation to the following procedures:

  • Add vRealize Automation License to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (New-vRSLCMLockerLicense)
  • Add the vRealize Automation Password to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (New-vRSLCMLockerPassword)
  • Add the vRealize Automation Cluster Virtual Machines to the First Availability Zone VM Group (Add-VmGroup)
  • Restrict the vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator Service Accounts Access to the Management Domain (Set-vCenterPermission)
  • Configure a Publishing Content Library on the First VI Workload Domain vCenter Server (Add-ContentLibrary)
  • Configure Subscribed Content Libraries on an Additional VI Workload Domain vCenter Server (Add-ContentLibrary)

Operational Guidance

  • Added Shutdown and Startup procedures

Identity and Access Management for VMware Cloud Foundation Updates

Implementation

Added a new procedure which is used when vRealize Log Insight is deployed under the Intelligent Logging and Analytics for VMware Cloud Foundation

  • Create a VM Group for the Standalone Workspace ONE Access Instance
Operational Guidance
  • Added Shutdown and Startup procedures

Developer Ready Infrastructure for VMware Cloud Foundation Updates

Operational Guidance
  • Added Shutdown and Startup procedures

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