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VMware Validated Solutions April 2022 Update

Welcome to the April VMware Validated Solutions update. The focus for this month has been continued effort to automate implementation steps.

Highlights for this update include: 

  • Additional automation based on the PowerValidatedSolutions v1.6.0 release 
  • Release of PowerValidatedSolutions v1.6.0, which is our PowerShell module developed to ensure robustness, consistency, and accelerate implementation 

Identity and Access Management for VMware Cloud Foundation 

Solution Interoperability 

Additional PowerValidatedSolutions Automation 

  • Add a VMware Identity Manager Adapter for the Standalone Workspace ONE Access Instance (Add-vROPSAdapterIdentityManager

Intelligent Logging and Analytics for VMware Cloud Foundation Updates 

Solution Interoperability 

Additional PowerValidatedSolutions Automation 

  • Reconfigure the Remote Collector Group for the vRealize Log Insight Integration (Update-vROPSAdapterCollecterGroup

Site Protection and Disaster Recovery for VMware Cloud Foundation Updates 

Implementation 

Additional PowerValidatedSolutions Automation 

  • Reconfigure DNS and Domain Search on the vRealize Automation Nodes (Set-vRADnsConfig
  • Reconfigure NTP on vRealize Automation (Set-vRANtpConfig
  • Create a Port Group for vSphere Replication Traffic (New-vSRPortGroup
  • Create a Site Pair Between the Protected and Recovery VMware Cloud Foundation Instances (New-SRMSitePair
  • Configure Mappings between the Protected and the Recovery VMware Cloud Foundation Instances (Add-SRMMapping

General Availability of PowerValidatedSolutions v1.6.0 

Release of PowerValidatedSolutions v1.6.0, 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 of what’s changed (this and previous updates can be tracked by reading the CHANGELOG.md file stored in the Git Hub repository): 

  • Fixed Add-vROPSAdapterNsxt cmdlet so that the description is maintained when validating the certificate of the NSX-T Adapter 
  • Added Add-vROPSAdapterIdentityManager cmdlet to support adding a new Identity Manager Adapter in vRealize Operations Manager. 
  • Added Undo-vROPSAdapter cmdlet to support the removal of an Adapter from vRealize Operations Manager. 
  • Added Undo-vROPSCredential cmdlet to support the removal of an Adapter Credential from vRealize Operations Manager. 
  • Added Update-vROPSAdapterCollecterGroup cmdlet tto support updating the collector group for an Adapter in vRealize Operations Manager 
  • Added Set-vRADnsConfig cmdlet to configure the DNS server(s) and DNS search domain(s) on vRealize Automation to use custom settings. 
  • Added Undo-vRADnsConfig cmdlet to revert the DNS configuration of vRealize Automation to match SDDC Manager. 
  • Added Set-vRANtpConfig cmdlet to configure the NTP server(s) on vRealize Automation to use custom settings. 
  • Added Undo-vRANtpConfig cmdlet to revert the NTP configuration of vRealize Automation to match SDDC Manager. 
  • Added Add-SRMMapping cmdlet to create a mapping between objects (folder, network, or compute resource) in the protected and failover VCF 
  • Instances in Site Recovery Manager 
  • Added Undo-SRMMapping cmdlet to remove a mapping between objects (folder, network, or compute resource) in the protected and failover VCF 
  • Instances in Site Recovery Manager 
  • Added New-SRMSitePair cmdlet to create a site pair between Site Recovery Manager instances 
  • Added Undo-SRMSitePair cmdlet to remove an existing site pair between Site Recovery Manager instances. 
  • Added New-vSRPortGroup cmdlet to create port groups for vSphere Replication appliances in the protected and recovery sites. 
  • Added Undo-vSRPortGroup cmdlet to remove port groups for vSphere Replication appliances in the protected and recovery sites. 

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