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Managing VMware NSX Manager Global Certificates

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Introduction   In a previous post called Managing VMware NSX Edge and Manager Certificates, we looked into NSX Edge self-signed certificates, certificates signed by a Certification Authority (CA), and certificates generated and signed by a CA and how to use them in NSX. We briefly mentioned a functionality called Global certificates as well. NSX Global Read more...

vRO Architecture Considerations When Digitally Signing Packages

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In this blog post we will take a look at how digitally signing packages in VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ (vRO) may affect the way you deploy vRO in your environment. In some use cases, digitally signing workflow packages may affect your vRO architecture and deployment. Let’s consider a few examples. Use Case 1 (Single Digital Signature Read more...

Securing Your PowerShell Execution and Password in VMware vRealize Orchestrator

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In this blog post we will look at how to secure your end-to-end PowerShell Execution from VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ (vRO)—including how not to show passwords when using the Credential Security Support Provider (CredSSP) protocol in a double-hop authentication scenario. Let’s look at a few common use cases regarding the configuration of vRO, the PowerShell host, Read more...

How to Add a Linux Machine as PowerShell Host in vRO

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Introduction In this article we will look into the alpha version of Microsoft Windows PowerShell v6 for both Linux and Microsoft Windows. We will show how to execute PowerShell commands between Linux , Windows, and VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO): Linux to Windows Windows to Linux Linux to Linux vRO to Linux We will also show Read more...
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Troubleshooting Tips: Orchestrator PowerShell Plug-in

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By Spas Kaloferov Background and General Considerations In this post will we will take a look at some common issues one might experience when using the VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) PowerShell Plug-In, especially when using HTTPS protocol or Kerberos authentication for the PowerShell Host (PSHost). Most use cases require that the PowerShell script run with Read more...

Configuring NSX SSL VPN-Plus

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By Spas Kaloferov One of the worst things you can do is to buy a great product like VMware NSX Manager and not use its vast number of functionalities. If you are one of those people and want to “do better” then this article is for you. Will take a look how to configure SSL Read more...