What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Edition #7 (Apr 2022)

Last Updated: 28-Apr-2022

Welcome to Edition #7 of the What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions, today we are announcing the following updates:

  • Additional automation based on the PowerValidatedSolutions v1.6.0 release
  • Release of PowerValidatedSolutions v1.6.0, our PowerShell module developed to ensure robustness, consistency, and accelerate implementation

Identity and Access Management for VMware Cloud Foundation

Solution Interoperability

Additional PowerValidatedSolutions Automation

  • Add a VMware Identity Manager Adapter for the Standalone Workspace ONE Access Instance (Add-vROPSAdapterIdentityManager)

Intelligent Logging and Analytics for VMware Cloud Foundation Updates

Solution Interoperability

Additional PowerValidatedSolutions Automation

  • Reconfigure the Remote Collector Group for the vRealize Log Insight Integration (Update-vROPSAdapterCollecterGroup)

Site Protection and Disaster Recovery for VMware Cloud Foundation Updates

Implementation

Additional PowerValidatedSolutions Automation

  • Reconfigure DNS and Domain Search on the vRealize Automation Nodes (Set-vRADnsConfig)
  • Reconfigure NTP on vRealize Automation (Set-vRANtpConfig)
  • Create a Port Group for vSphere Replication Traffic (New-vSRPortGroup)
  • Create a Site Pair Between the Protected and Recovery VMware Cloud Foundation Instances (New-SRMSitePair)
  • Configure Mappings between the Protected and the Recovery VMware Cloud Foundation Instances (Add-SRMMapping)

General Availability of PowerValidatedSolutions v1.6.0

Release of PowerValidatedSolutions v1.6.0, which is a PowerShell module that we have developed to not only accelerate the implementation of Validated Solutions, but ensure consistency and robustness. Here’s a list of what’s changed (this and previous updates can be tracked by reading the CHANGELOG.md file stored in the Git Hub repository):

  • Fixed Add-vROPSAdapterNsxt cmdlet so that the description is maintained when validating the certificate of the NSX-T Adapter
  • Added Add-vROPSAdapterIdentityManager cmdlet to support adding a new Identity Manager Adapter in vRealize Operations Manager.
  • Added Undo-vROPSAdapter cmdlet to support the removal of an Adapter from vRealize Operations Manager.
  • Added Undo-vROPSCredential cmdlet to support the removal of an Adapter Credential from vRealize Operations Manager.
  • Added Update-vROPSAdapterCollecterGroup cmdlet tto support updating the collector group for an Adapter in vRealize Operations Manager
  • Added Set-vRADnsConfig cmdlet to configure the DNS server(s) and DNS search domain(s) on vRealize Automation to use custom settings.
  • Added Undo-vRADnsConfig cmdlet to revert the DNS configuration of vRealize Automation to match SDDC Manager.
  • Added Set-vRANtpConfig cmdlet to configure the NTP server(s) on vRealize Automation to use custom settings.
  • Added Undo-vRANtpConfig cmdlet to revert the NTP configuration of vRealize Automation to match SDDC Manager.
  • Added Add-SRMMapping cmdlet to create a mapping between objects (folder, network, or compute resource) in the protected and failover VCF instances in Site Recovery Manager
  • Added Undo-SRMMapping cmdlet to remove a mapping between objects (folder, network, or compute resource) in the protected and failover VCF instances in Site Recovery Manager
  • Added New-SRMSitePair cmdlet to create a site pair between Site Recovery Manager instances
  • Added Undo-SRMSitePair cmdlet to remove an existing site pair between Site Recovery Manager instances.
  • Added New-vSRPortGroup cmdlet to create port groups for vSphere Replication appliances in the protected and recovery sites.
  • Added Undo-vSRPortGroup cmdlet to remove port groups for vSphere Replication appliances in the protected and recovery sites.

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