PowerVCF v2.0 – Backup and Restore of SDDC Manager – Restore (Part 3)

In this part three of this blog series, I'm going to take a look at how you perform the restore of SDDC Manager using PowerVCF v2.0. Prerequisites In order to perform the restore process you will need the following information: Backup file name and location of the backup file.Encryption passphrase used to encrypt the backup …

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PowerVCF v2.0 – Backup and Restore of SDDC Manager – Backup (Part 2)

In part two of this blog series, I'm going to take a look at how you perform the backup of SDDC Manager using PowerVCF v2.0. Performing a Backup of SDDC Manager Procedure 1. Open a PowerShell console and connect to SDDC Manager using the PowerVCF cmdlet Connect-VCFManager. Enter the following command: Connect-VCFManager sfo-vcf01.sfo.rainpole.io administrator@vsphere.local VMw@re1! …

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PowerVCF v2.0 – Backup and Restore of SDDC Manager – Configuration (Part 1)

In this blog series, I'm going to take a look at how you perform the configuration, backup and restore of SDDC Manager using PowerVCF v2.0. Why use PowerVCF you might be asking well the simple answer is that in order to perform the backup and restore procedures of SDDC Manager you have to use the …

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PowerVCF v2.0 – Using VMware Cloud Builder with Public APIs

For those that follow my blog posts you will be aware that I’m involved with the development of PowerVCF a collection of PowerShell cmdlets created to expose the Public APIs of VMware Cloud Foundation. Whilst working on PowerVCF v2.0 I started to take a look at the Public APIs for VMware Cloud Builder, I’ve been …

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PowerVCF v2.0 – General Availability

I'm pleased to announce the general availability of PowerVCF v2.0 for download from the PowerShell Library. As mentioned in previous posts PowerVCF is a open source project and the team has been working hard on the latest update in their spare time to add support for VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0. Download It Here: PowerVCF PowerShell …

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PowerVCF – What’s New in PowerVCF v1.2.0

If you follow my posts you will know that in January I posted about the release of PowerVCF which is a PowerShell based CLI that exposes the public APIs of VMware Cloud Foundation to be easily consumed by VI Admins (see Introducing PowerVCF – Power to VI Admins). As mentioned before PowerVCF is a open source …

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Creating a Service Account for Certificate Management with VMware Cloud Foundation

Whilst working with VMware Cloud Foundation recently I wanted to implement an additional level of security around the process of certificate management. For those that don't know in the current release in order to integrate SDDC Manager with your Microsoft Certificate Authority you have to enable basic authentication (see PowerVCF – Configure the Microsoft Certificate …

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