HashiCorp Terraform

Terraform vCloud Director Provider v2.2.0 Released

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Two months haven’t passed and we have a new version of HashiCorp Terraform vCloud Director Provider v2.2.0! You can now automatically download it via the terraform init command and find the corresponding documentation on the HashiCorp Terraform website: https://www.terraform.io/docs/providers/vcd/index.html In this particular release we had a primary goal of merging all of the open community contributions Read more...
HashiCorp Terraform

vCloud Director Embraces Terraform

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This year marks a focused support for HashiCorp Terraform in VMware vCloud Director (vCD). The refreshed Terraform vCloud Director provider enables administrators and DevOps engineers to define vCD infrastructure as code inside Terraform configuration files. This makes it an efficient automation and integration tool. We already released two new provider versions this year (v2.0.0 and Read more...

vCloud Availability 3.0 Blog Series: Introduction

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Until now Disaster Recovery as a service for Cloud Providers has been broken up into unique solutions: vCloud Availability C2C and vCloud Availability DR2C. Unfortunately, these solutions brought with them disparate interfaces and infrastructure. This has led to a lot of bloat and confusion for cloud providers to sort through. The recent release of vCloud Read more...

vCloud Availability 3.0 – Lightboard Overviews

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The team is excited to be releasing vCloud Availability 3.0 very shortly as this is a comprehensive approach to Disaster Recovery as a Service for our cloud service providers. We wanted to provide some overview lightboards of this new version of vCloud Availability and what’s possible within this new solution set. Introduction to vCloud Availability 3.0 Read more...
vCloud Director

The Hybrid Cloud Gets Better: Meet vCloud Director 9.7

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Whether you’re a cloud provider or IT leader building out your cloud strategy, your hybrid cloud possibilities are about to get a whole lot better thanks to the new VMware vCloud Director 9.7. vCloud Director—a powerful services platform that enables cloud providers around the world to run thriving, profitable cloud businesses—is set to deliver a Read more...
VMware Cloud Provider Managed Services

Extending your managed services to customer data centers through VCPP

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  Today, we’re going to explore one of the least know opportunities about the VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP): the ability for cloud providers to extend their managed services to customer’s data centers using VCPP points and products; whether for simple data center modernization, hybrid cloud build out, or cloud repatriation. VMware has been talking 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...