What Version of NSX is My VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC Using?

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VMware Cloud on AWS is making a switch to the service’s underlying networking and security platform. This move is being done in order to provide access to services such as distributed firewall, security groups, route-based VPN connections, and more. In order to accomplish this move, SDDCs will be transitioned from NSX-V to NSX-T. More information Read more...

Automating File-Based Backup of vCenter Server Appliance with Python

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Did you know the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) has file-based backup options? This ability was actually released in vSphere 6.5. However, there was one feature in particular that was missing: a scheduler. I’m happy to say that as part of vSphere 6.7, the VCSA received a backup scheduler! Recently, my teammate, Emad Younis released a Read more...

Managing VMware Cloud on AWS Elastic DRS via RESTful APIs

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There’s been a new batch of features released for VMware Cloud on AWS! While there’s a lot of important new features, there’s one in particular I’d like to focus on. This new feature is called Elastic DRS (EDRS). EDRS allows you to automatically right-size your SDDC for the current workload demand and do it all Read more...

Automating VMware Cloud on AWS One Host SDDC Deployments

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The latest release of VMware Cloud on AWS introduces a brand-new deployment configuration. We can now deploy an SDDC which consists of a single host! This is exciting for many reasons, but biggest reason for me is being able to access all the APIs without occupying the standard minimum SDDC footprint of four hosts. More Read more...