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Cloud Assembly Now Supports Red Hat OpenShift Integration

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  Vmware Cloud Management strategy is evolving very quickly these days. We are more and more opening our arms to integration with other platforms to be a control plane layer above as many aspects of multi-cloud environments as possible. Our latest integration to expand the platform to help IT operators maintain the ever grow landscape Read more...

Remote Console Available in vRealize Automation Cloud

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  In our latest release of capabilities with vRealize Automation Cloud we have introduced a feature that was once only available in our on-premise vRealize Automation solution. This is the ability to console into vSphere deployed virtual machines directly from vRealize Automation Cloud. This capability allows you to give uses of vRealize Automation Cloud access Read more...

Service Broker Policy Criteria

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With the latest release of features for vRealize Automation Cloud for September 2019 there is a new capability in VMware Service Broker which allows you to set criteria on how policies run when a consumer requests a catalog item. We call this the Service Broker Policy Criteria (I know catchy name)! In this blog I Read more...

Kubernetes Namespace Management in Cloud Assembly

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VMware is making huge investments in our ability to deploy and manage Kubernetes. This is evident in many of the VMworld announcements that you hopefully heard while attending the conference or have read in post conference material. This should come as no surprise as we (VMware) feel it is our “birthright” to own the container Read more...

Active Directory Integration in Cloud Assembly

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In vRealize Automation, which is our on premise automation platform, you could specify where you wanted a virtual machine object placed in your Active Directory structure using integration Active Directory. This capability is now “out-of-the-box” functionality within Cloud Assembly. Let’s walk through how we set up this new integration.   How to Setup the New Read more...

Action Based Extensibility (ABX) Now Available On-Premises

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  In this blog we are going to cover an enhancement to an already awesome capability with in Cloud Assembly know as Action Based Extensibility¬†(check out the link to see what’s under the covers) or ABX. ABX is VMware’s serverless function capability built into Cloud Assembly. Prior to this months release of features into Cloud Read more...

Custom Host Naming in Cloud Assembly

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  When deploying virtual machines the very first ask for customization is almost always “How do we change the machine name?” or “How do we implement our custom machine naming convention?”. It’s an essential part of a deployment and has to be something that is out-of-the-box! In this blog we are going to cover the Read more...

Yes, We Use It Ourselves!! (VMware Code Stream)

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  VMware is a massive development shop!! I mean we have a TON of developers always cranking out new features and capabilities for our solutions. So, it is safe to say that we run into all of the same challenges that other companies that are developing applications run into. In this post, I am going Read more...

Kubernetes Across vRealize Automation Cloud

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  In this post I am going to cover all the areas within vRealize Automation Cloud that can help deploy and manage upstream Kubernetes environments as well as deployments of applications to Kubernetes environments.   VMware Cloud Assembly:   PKS Integration: The first area within VMware Cloud Assembly that has integration to Kubernetes is the Read more...