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vRealize Operations Tenant App 2.5 released

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The latest release of VMware vRealize Operations 8.2 also includes VMware Cloud Director Management Pack 5.4 and Tenant App 2.5. You can use the Cloud Director Management Pack to connect vRealize Operations to VMware Cloud Director. It contains many useful dashboards, alert and symptom definitions and reports for a Cloud Director environment. As Service Provider, Read more...

Easy Application Deployment in VMware Cloud Director with App Launchpad

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App Launchpad brings application PaaS to VMware Cloud Director App Launchpad enables Service Providers to offer a marketplace of single-VM applications on VMware Cloud Director. It is a UI plug-in and API extension for VMware Cloud Director (VCD) that provides a marketplace GUI to easily access and launch single-VM applications from VCD catalog content. Using Read more...

What’s New in Container Service Extension 2.6 for VMware Cloud Director

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Container Service Extension version 2.6 is live. Container Service Extension (CSE) for VMware Cloud Director enables service providers to offer Kubernetes services. The latest release 2.6 introduces new functions for provider admins and tenants. Tenant users can now use a graphical user interface in the Cloud Director tenant portal to create, view and delete their Read more...

Bitnami Community Catalog for VCPP through VMware Cloud Marketplace is now GA!

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Bitnami Community Catalog is now generally available (GA) to VCPP partners to offer to their customers through vCloud Director. Bitnami provides customers a rich set of workload solutions such as developer tools, databases and network & security solutions. These pre-approved solutions form the building blocks for new application and can shorten the “builder’s journey” – Read more...

Important Security Update for Container Service Extension

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An important new version of Container Service Extension (CSE) is now available, version 1.2.7, that includes a critical fix for a security issue in the runc component of Docker. You can read more details about the security issue in the Security Advisory: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0001.html Upgrading CSE with New Security Fix For upgrading follow the procedure documented in Read more...

New Role-Based Access Control for Container Service Extension (CSE)

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Container Service Extension (CSE) version 1.2.6 introduced a key enhancement, role-based access control (RBAC). The new feature gives service providers the ability to monetize Kubernetes service offerings by selectively enabling tenant access to CSE. A tenant admin can then use the role-based access control to assign Kubernetes operator roles within their organization. Role-based access control Read more...
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VMware vCloud Director 9.5 – The New Features in Detail

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VMware vCloud Director allows seamless provisioning and consumption of VMware vSphere resources in a cloud model. With the recently released version, vCloud Director 9.5 provides a lot of enhancements and new features in networking, user experience, operations and automation areas. In this article, we will have a closer look at these improvements.   HTML5 Tenant Read more...

How to start vRealize Orchestrator Workflows from vCloud Director – Part II

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vRealize Orchestrator is an important automation component in every vCloud Director environment. The first article of the series showed the different scenarios in which Orchestrator workflow can be used to extend vCloud Director processes: https://blogs.vmware.com/vcloud/2018/07/extend-and-automate-vcloud-director-using-vrealize-orchestrator.html This article explains in detail how workflows can be started by cloud users, operators or automatically in a vCloud Director context. Read more...