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

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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PowerVCF v2.1.7 – General Availability

I'm pleased to announce the general availability of PowerVCF v2.1.7 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 v2.1.7 PowerShell Library Download Fixed New-VCFClustercmdlet where incorrect braces prevented the ability to retrieve response information. Added Get-VCFvRLIConnection cmdlet …

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VVS-Tip – Identify What’s Required from a VMware Cloud Foundation Perspective

Each VMware Validated Solution places certain configuration requirements on VMware Cloud Foundation, this detailed is documented within the Before You Apply This Guidance section of the Solution Guide. To locate the Before You Apply This Guidance use the following process: Connect to the VMware Validated Solutions landing page on core.vmware.com. Click View Resource Page for …

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Configure VMware Cloud Builder as a Backup Target for SDDC Manager

By default when VMware Cloud Foundation is deployed, SDDC Manager and NSX-T Data Center are configured to use an SFTP service running locally on the SDDC Manager Appliance. For production environments its critical that this is changed before going live to ensure that you have the ability to recover in the event of a disaster. …

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VVS-Tip – Quickly Identify the Architecture Supported

Each VMware Validated Solution is validated against a specific architecture configuration of VMware Cloud Foundation, to confirm and identify if your configuration is supported you use the Design Objectives table. Connect to the VMware Validated Solutions landing page on core.vmware.com. Click View Resource Page for the Validated Solution your interested in. Click Read More under …

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VMware Validated Solutions – Tips Index

Last Updated: 13-Jan-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. To help customers get the most out of VMware Validated Solutions I've put together a number of short tips, bookmark this page for easy access. Remember to …

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VVS-Tip – Quickly Identify the Last Time Content Was Updated

When updates are made to VMware Validated Solutions the changes could affect a section of the guide or the whole guide, each page within the guide itself has an Updated on value at the top of the page. In addition its possible to identify where content has changed from individual Validated Solution resource page on …

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