What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Edition #6 (Mar 2022)

Last Updated: 29-Mar-2022 Welcome to Edition #6 of the What's New for VMware Validated Solutions, today we are announcing the following changes: Additional automation based on the PowerValidatedSolutions v1.5.0 release Additional Operational Guidance (example Personas) Additional automation for procedures within Solution Interoperability section Identity and Access Management for VMware Cloud Foundation Solution Interoperability Design Decision …

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VMware Cloud Foundation – Failed to generate certificate for {fqdn} due to: Microsoft CA signing request error

This week I spun up my home lab to prepare it for something I'm working on and noticed that I'd never applied signed certificates to the deployed components so before starting on anything new I decided to address this first. What I thought would take 30 mins turned into a little more effort than planned. …

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VMware Cloud Foundation – APIs for Managing SOS

With the release of VMware Cloud Foundation v4.4.0, VMware introduced a number of enhancements and new Public APIs. One of particular interest is the APIs for Managing SOS, with the introduction of this Public API its now possible to perform health checks and generate support bundles as well as download them to your local system. …

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What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Edition #5 (Feb 2022)

Last Updated: 22-Feb-2022 Welcome to Edition #5 of the What's New for VMware Validated Solutions, today we are announcing the following changes: Additional support for VMware Cloud Foundation 4.4.0 Additional automation across solutions based on the PowerValidatedSolutions v1.4.0 release Added Support for VMware Cloud Foundation 4.4.0 Delighted to announce support for VMware Cloud Foundation 4.4.0. …

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VVS-Tip – Automating PowerValidatedSolutions Procedures that Prompt

When using the PowerShell module PowerValidatedSolutions to implement procedures within a VMware Validated Solution there are a number of cmdlets that if following the procedure in the documentation open a prompt window allowing you to browse and select the required file such as certificate files (.cer / .pem / .key), OVAs and even the Planning …

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What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Edition #4 (Jan 2022)

Last Updated: 25-Jan-2022 Welcome to Edition #4 of the What's New for VMware Validated Solutions, today we are announcing the following changes: Additional support for Dell VxRail Additional automation across solutions based on the PowerValidatedSolutions v1.3.0 release Added Support for VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3.0 / 4.3.1 on VxRail Delighted to announce support for the following …

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End-to-End Automation of Identity and Access Management VMware Validated Solution

If your not already familiar with the Identity and Access Management for VMware Cloud Foundation Validated Solution it’s primary purpose is to provide customers a consistent way of integrating the foundational components of VMware Cloud Foundation (vCenter Server, NSX-T Data Center and SDDC Manager) with an organizations identify provider delivering operational consistency and flexibility. The …

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VVS-Tip – Contributing to PowerValidatedSolutions Source Code

Are you using the PowerValidatedSolutions PowerShell module? Found an issue or have an enhancement idea? The source code for PowerValidatedSolutions can be found on Git Hub at https://github.com/vmware-samples/power-validated-solutions-for-cloud-foundation, from here you can log issues and enhancements, fork the branch and provide direct contributions.

VVS-Tip – Unlocking Automation Capabilities with PowerValidatedSolutions

Did you know that the PowerShell module PowerValidatedSolution can be used for more than implementing the VMware Validated Solutions? Whilst the primary goal for the PowerShell module has been to enable a robust and automated way to implement the various procedures across solutions, its very nature unlocks the power for cmdlet's to be used across …

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What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Edition #3 (Nov 2021)

Last Updated: 30-Nov-2021 Welcome to Edition #3 of the What's New for VMware Validated Solutions, today we are announcing the following changes: General Availability of PowerValidatedSolutions v1.2.0 Release of PowerValidatedSolutions v1.2.0, 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 …

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