VVS-Tip – Review Detailed Update History for a Validated Solution

As each VMware Validated Solution is updated its important that you as the customer are able to obtain a precise and accurate account of what has changed within the guide, Validated Solutions do this through the use of an Update History table that is published within the About section of the document. To locate the …

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VVS-Tip – Quickly Identify the Version of VMware Cloud Foundation Supported

VMware Validated Solutions have been developed so that they can support multiple versions of VMware Cloud Foundation, this means they only need to be updated when absolutely necessary which is typically driven by significant architecture changes. There are two methods that you can use to identify if a particular solution is supported on the VMware …

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Automating VCF – Configure the Depot Credentials

In this post we will look at how we can use the Get-VCFDepotCredential and Set-VCFDepotCredential cmdlets within PowerVCF to check the current configuration of the Repository Settings and if its blank configure it. VMware Cloud Builder APIs Used GET /v1/system/settings/depotPUT /v1/system/settings/depot PowerVCF Cmdlets Get-VCFDepotCredentialSet-VCFDepotCredential PowerShell Scripts configureRepositoryCredentials.ps1 Procedure Step 1 - Download and populate the Planning and …

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What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Blog Index

VMware Validated Solutions are byte sized solutions developed to extend the foundational capabilities of VMware Cloud Foundation, for background reading see my previous post here. Over time the team intends to add incremental value where opportunities arise and I plan to share as much detail as I can with each new update using my What's …

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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 VxRailAdditional automation across solutions based on the PowerValidatedSolutions v1.1.0 releaseAdditional Operational Guidance Added Support for VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3.0 / 4.3.1 on VxRail Delighted to announce support of …

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What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Edition #1

Last Updated: 05-Oct-2021 Last month we released VMware Validated Solutions for background reading check out my original post here, this fundamental shift in developing VMware Validated Solutions now allows us to deliver incremental value over time, this is just the first of what I hope to be many updates but I'm really excited to share …

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Create VMware Cloud Foundation API Collection in Postman

VMware Cloud Foundation has a number of Public APIs, the documentation around this can easily be found by logging into the SDDC Manager UI and selecting the Developer Center. From here you can even execute an API on the running system. Whilst this is all available right there in the SDDC Manager UI, its also …

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VMware Cloud Foundation – Manually Generating the JSON Using Deployment Parameter Workbook

On August 24th VMware released VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3, and along with this release a small change was introduced concerning the JSON file used by VMware Cloud Builder to perform the management domain bring-up. This change involves the JSON file generated from the Deployment Parameter Workbook being immediately deleted from the file system (usually stored …

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Introducing VMware Validated Solutions

For the last 5+ years VMware has been developing and maintaining VMware Validated Designs, over that time we have seen significant changes across the VMware portfolio, in order to remain relevant the team needed to take a step back, perform an assessment on where we were and formulate a plan on how we could evolve …

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PowerVCF v2.1.3 – General Availability

I'm pleased to announce the general availability of PowerVCF v2.1.3 for download from the PowerShell Library. PowerVCF is a open source project and the team works on adding support when time permits. This latest release adds new functionality to support the release of VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3. Download It Here: PowerVCF PowerShell Library Download Categorycmdlet …

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