End-to-End Automation of Intelligent Logging and Analytics Validated Solution

If your not already familiar with the Intelligent Logging and Analytics for VMware Cloud Foundation validated solution it’s primary purpose is to provide logging, analytics and reporting for VMware Cloud Foundation infrastructure components. This is achieved through the deployment of vRealize Log Insight and the configuration of it's content packs to collect log data from …

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End-to-End Automation of Developer Ready Infrastructure Validated Solution

If your not already familiar with the Developer Ready Infrastructure for VMware Cloud Foundation validated solution it’s primary purpose is to provide enterprise grade infrastructure, suitable for developers to consume for the deployment of modern applications, using VMware Cloud Foundation as its foundational layer. The Developer Ready Infrastructure validated solution achieves this by walking you …

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What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Edition #9 (September 2022)

Last Updated: 27-Sep-2022 Welcome to Edition #9 of the What's New for VMware Validated Solutions, today we announced the following updates: New Solution - Cloud-Based Automation for VMware Cloud Foundation Added automation based on the PowerValidatedSolutions v1.8.0 release Release of PowerValidatedSolutions v1.8.0, our PowerShell module developed to ensure robustness, consistency, and accelerate implementation Cloud-Based Automation …

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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 – 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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What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Blog Index

Last Updated 29-11-2022 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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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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