What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Edition #12 (January 2023)

Last Updated: 31-Jan-2023 Welcome to Edition #12 of the What's New for VMware Validated Solutions, today we announced the following updates: New Solution - Cloud-Based Intelligent Operations for VMware Cloud Foundation Enhancements to Password Policy Configuration within Identity and Access Management for VMware Cloud Foundation Release of PowerValidatedSolutions v2.0.0, our PowerShell module developed to ensure …

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Generating Health Reports for VMware Cloud Foundation

VMware Cloud Foundation is an advanced hybrid cloud platform that provides a complete set of software-defined services for compute, storage, networking, security and cloud management to run enterprise apps. By definition this means that VMware Cloud Foundation consists of a number products from across the VMware portfolio but how do you know your platform is …

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What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Edition #11 (November 2022)

Last Updated: 29-Nov-2022 Welcome to Edition #11 of the What's New for VMware Validated Solutions, today we announced the following updates: Added improvements to the implementation prerequisites across all VMware Validated Solutions Added improvements to PowerShell functions for Site Protection and Disaster Recovery for VMware Cloud Foundation Added certificate replacement procedures for Cloud-Based Automation for …

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Configure Password Expiration Policy for NSX Manager/Edge Nodes for a VMware Cloud Foundation Instance

With the release of VMware Cloud Foundation 4.5.0 a welcome enhancement to Password Management comes the notification capability, with this new feature we have introduced firstly a new banner that appears in the SDDC Manager UI when an account is identified as disconnected either as a result of the password expiring or the component going …

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Fixing Expired Passwords on Workspace ONE Access

By default Workspace ONE Access passwords (root, sshuser) are set to expire after 60 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. VMware Cloud Foundation provides the ability to perform scheduled or manual password rotations …

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What’s New for VMware Validated Solutions – Edition #10 (October 2022)

Welcome to Edition #10 of the What's New for VMware Validated Solutions, today we announced the following updates: Added support for VMware Cloud Foundation 4.5.0 Added automation based on the PowerValidatedSolutions v1.9.0 release Release of PowerValidatedSolutions v1.9.0, our PowerShell module developed to ensure robustness, consistency, and accelerate implementation Added Support for VMware Cloud Foundation 4.5.0 …

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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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VMware Cloud Foundation and vRealize Suite Flexibility

With the release of VMware Cloud Foundation 4.4.0, VMware removed a number of the vRealize Suite of products from the Bill of Materials (BoM) with the intent of providing customers more flexibility. For more details refer to Flexible vRealize Suite product upgrades of the What's New section of the release notes. Whilst this is great …

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Updating a vSAN License in VMware Cloud Foundation

Ever been in the situation where your licenses assigned in VMware Cloud Foundation are due to expire, well whilst doing some work this week in the lab I noticed that some of mine were coming up for expiration, which got me wondering what the process was to remedy. If you have been in this situation, …

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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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