VMware Cloud Foundation – APIs for Managing SOS

With the release of VMware Cloud Foundation v4.4.0, VMware introduced a number of enhancements and new Public APIs. One of particular interest is the APIs for Managing SOS, with the introduction of this Public API its now possible to perform health checks and generate support bundles as well as download them to your local system. …

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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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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 (Nov 2021)

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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