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vRealize Operations dashboards to monitor VMware Cloud on AWS

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We have seen a number of asks for dashboards that can help with monitoring specific use cases related to VMware Cloud on AWS. With this post, I will share four such dashboards that we have been working on pertaining to VMC monitoring use cases. Special thanks to William Lam for guiding me with the best Read more...

What-If Analysis with vRealize Operations 8.0

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There is more to capacity management for vSphere environments than looking at what’s currently running in your clusters. Clusters are always in flux with VMs and hosts being added and removed. There can be situations that require looking at migrating workloads to other datacenters or the public cloud. If you’ve run into any of these Read more...

Must-See sessions at VMworld Europe

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With less than one week before VMworld Europe, we are all pulling our schedules together to get the most out of the programming available in Barcelona. In addition to the Solution Exchange, the Showcase Keynotes (and all the food and drinks); there are quite a few sessions in the Hybrid Cloud Operations track that are Read more...

vRA Cloud Assembly Load Balancer with NSX-T Deep Dive

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The intention of this blog post is to provide a deep dive into vRA Load Balancer features with NSX-T. I will go over what objects and why they are created in NSX-T to support different types of load balancers. I will cover what network profile settings are required to provision different types of load balancers. Read more...

VMworld 2019 Europe: vRealize Automation Sessions

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Hola y bienvenidos a VMworld 2019 en Barcelona, España! Are you ready to take your VMware knowledge to the next level? With the event around the corner, November 4-7, the vRealize Automation team is excited to share with you the key breakout sessions. In addition, we encourage you to participate in the Hands-on Labs, join Read more...

Automating vRealize Network Insight with PowerShell and Python

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vRealize Network Insight is a treasure trove of information on what’s happening in your network. It ingests network configuration data, application flows going through the network, metrics, and correlates all this data to the application workloads. One of the best-kept secrets is that all this information is also available via the public APIs of Network 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...

Project level deployment sharing in vRealize Automation Cloud

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With the latest feature release in October 2019, vRealize Automation Cloud users can configure projects for project level deployment sharing, or for deployments to be owned by a specific user. When creating or editing a Project, you have a new toggle switch to enable or disable Deployment sharing: When Deployment sharing is enabled each member Read more...

VMware Named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Infrastructure Automation Platforms, Q3 2019

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I’m delighted to share that VMware has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Infrastructure Application Platforms, Q3 2019. VMware was given the highest possible scores in the criteria of vision, market approach, planned enhancements, deployment, integrations, community support, and innovation in pricing. Download the report here We are grateful to our customers who Read more...

Automate Like A Service Provider With vRealize Automation – Part II

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In my previous post, we discussed adding automation and self-service provisioning to your existing IT services. In this blog post, I’ll share some suggestions to help make it a reality.   Mature the delivery of IT services Step 1: Identify the Service Analyze your ticketing system and determine which requests for IT services are fairly Read more...