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Configuring vRA 7 for 2 Factor Authentication

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One of the most exciting new features in vRealize Automation 7 is the addition of the VMware Identity Manager (or vIDM) to act as the identity provider. This brings a whole host of new capabilities, but one of the key among them is the addition of simple and flexible multi-factor authentication. This  guide will walk you through Read more...

vRealize Operations Manager Content Pack for Log Insight

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Get ready, ops-heads… another exciting announcement from the VMware team. There’s now a formal content pack for vRealize Log Insight that will allow the import and visualization of the logs from vRealize Operations Manager 6.x. As an added bonus, if you are running vRealize Operations 6.0.1 or later – the Log Insight agent is already Read more...

Extending vRealize Operations Actions with vRealize Orchestrator and Workflow Package

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Test drive vSphere with Operations Management to gain the best performance and efficiency out of your infrastructure and applications When vRealize Operations Management 6.0 was released, VMware increased the flexibility afforded to administrators by adding the concepts of symptoms, recommendations and actions to the product. As you might expect, symptoms are thresholds or characteristics that define Read more...

Creating DISA STIG Checklists with vRealize Configuration Manager

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In my previous life as an InfoSec guy, I was responsible for assessing, enforcing, and ensuring continuous compliance with all the various baselines for which my organization was responsible. At the forefront of this list were a long list of DISA STIGs (Defense Information Systems Agency Security Technical Implementation Guides) – a daunting task in Read more...