vRealize Automation – Terraform provider enhancements – Nov 2020

posted

Recently, vRealize Automation has introduced support for vSphere’s First Class Disk (FCD) IaaS APIs then the latest Terraform Provider for vRealize Automation version 0.3.3 immediately took advantage of it and made it available while also getting verified at the at the Terraform Registry, let’s explore further. Verified to be part of Hashicorp Terraform registry If

Read more...

vRealize Automation SaltStack Config – A Technical Overview

posted

We are excited to announce a first step in our journey of bringing SaltStack Enterprise into our family of vRealize products via rebranding to vRealize Automation SaltStack Config! I published a blog recently on how to use vRealize Automation to deploy an environment with both a Salt Master and a Salt Minion, you can read

Read more...
Diagram Description automatically generated

VMware vRealize Automation Adds Native Configuration Management with vRealize Automation SaltStack Config

posted

Today we’re thrilled to announce the general availability of VMware vRealize Automation SaltStack Config as the configuration management component in VMware vRealize Automation. Customers using vRealize Automation 8.2 Advanced and Enterprise editions—including as part of vRealize Suite and vCloud Suite—can now access this robust tool and begin automating software configuration management tasks across their on-prem,

Read more...
Salt and vRA

Enhancing vRealize Automation Story: SaltStack’s Value-Add

posted

SaltStack is a solution beyond configuring a server and stretches elegantly to provide ability for managing self-healing systems at scale. It is focuses on orchestration to be a complete solution that encourages declarative approach to configuration management. Usability / Architecture and Installation – Salt has a Master-Minion Architecture in which clients, called “minions” can be

Read more...
vRealize Automation

What’s New with vRealize Automation 8.2 – Technical Overview

posted

  vRealize Automation (vRA) 8.2 introduces many awesome new features including enhanced governance through shared infrastructure multi-tenancy, custom role based access control, and new approval options. Support for Terraform is provided directly on the design canvas and full support for the NSX-T Policy APIs is available.  This blog post will walk through the new features

Read more...