March 2016 archive

Mar 21

vRealize Orchestrator gotcha when configured with the configurationadmin

vRealize Orchestrator or vRO as I’ll call it through this post is clearly one of the most powerful features that are embedded into vRealize Automation and with our install wizard the ease of tying these two solutions together become even stronger. You may recall my post in the 6.x days and now all of that …

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Mar 18

Introduction to the VMware Sample Exchange

I realized in the last few days that myself and other folks like (dailyhypervisor, vmtocloud, and other on my more experts page) all started using this great new tool introduced in December of last year but we haven’t done a complete Introduction to the VMware Sample Exchange. After using it for the last few months …

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Mar 17

Future of containers and what they might mean to the rest of us

What is the future state of containers and computing specifically? Why does 1 technology beat another in the fickle world of IT? Who can benefit from the tectonic shift happening in the world? Just a few of the questions that I ask myself on a day to day basis among many other crazier questions I won’t share …

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Mar 16

vRealize Codestream back in vRealize Automation

vRealize Automation 7.0 was massive release for us and with the announcements coming out yesterday it grew even better with 7.0.1. If you had any experience with 6.2.* you will recall a great little solution included was vRealize Codestream. Then when you deployed vRealize Automation 7.0 you noticed it was gone. Well have no fear …

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Mar 14

New disk on a new SCSI adapter at request time

I promised in the last post that I would follow up with a section 2, well here it is! How to add a new disk on a new SCSI adapter at the time of request using vRealize Automation 7 and the new event broker, this is the post you’ve been looking for! You may recall from the …

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Mar 07

New Disk with a SCSI adapter

Last week I spent some time working on using vRO to populate a new Disk with a SCSI adapter. The request came in as any other typically does with a simple, hey is there any easy way to do this? I dug through what I thought would be a quick and simple set of workflows… …

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