Fixing Expired Passwords on NSX Manager and Edge Nodes

By default NSX-T Data Center passwords (root, admin and audit) on the NSX Manager and NSX Edge nodes are set to expire after 90 days. Unless you rotate passwords on regular basis you may have overlooked this default configuration and suddenly find yourself locked out of being able to perform management tasks. Firstly in more …

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Automating the Download of VCF Bundles for a Release

If you have been through the process of performing an upgrade of VMware Cloud Foundation you will know the process involves downloading a number of bundles. VMware Cloud Foundation includes the following types of bundles. Install Bundles, An install bundle includes software binaries to install VI workload domains and vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager. Update or …

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What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Blog Index

Last Updated 31-05-2022 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 …

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What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Edition #8 (May 2022)

Last Updated: 31-May-2022 Welcome to Edition #8 of the What's New for VMware Validated Solutions, today we are announcing the following updates: Added support for VMware Cloud Foundation 4.4.1 Added automation based on the PowerValidatedSolutions v1.7.0 release Release of PowerValidatedSolutions v1.7.0, our PowerShell module developed to ensure robustness, consistency, and accelerate implementation Added Support for …

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PowerVCF v2.2.0 – General Availability

It's been a while since the last update but I'm pleased to announce the general availability of PowerVCF v2.2.0 for download from the PowerShell Library. PowerVCF is a open source project and the team works on adding support when time permits. Download It Here: PowerVCF v2.2.0 PowerShell Library Download Updates include: Fixes Fixed Get-VCFApplicationVirtualNetwork cmdlet …

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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 …

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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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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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