Category: Application Services

Dec 01

Apcera – Modernize legacy apps by providing persistent data in a container

Well it’s been an exciting month as I get hands on with Apcera and move further up the stack to focus on applications more. I have to say based on what I’ve seen just in the last 3 weeks has blown me away and I can’t wait for all of you out there to get …

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Aug 17

vRealize Automation 7 – Agent Install Wizard for 7.0 thru 7.1

As Hannibal from the A-Team used to say, “I love it when a plan comes together!” Well thanks to the work over the past few months it’s all starting to come together. First I created the installer workflows that made it easy to build out a install wizard, then I updated the combination of prepare_vra_template.ps1 scripts to support …

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Aug 12

vRealize Automation 7 – vRA Windows Agents Deployment Script

Quick background story cause I think you all have been there… You get this great automation that works flawless on day 1 then you find yourself running to fix it as new releases start to come out. So here’s my example! December 2015, vRA 7.0 is released and I immediately see ways to automate the …

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Feb 09

Due to high demand, here’s the combined AAA deployment!

I think this may be the highest requested post I’ve had so far. After creating the Dynamic deployment of the App Authoring Agent (AAA for the rest of this post) on Linux using SSH, the demand for a windows, or more importantly combined solution was flooding my inbox.  

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Feb 07

The missing prepare_vra_template

Ladies and Gentlemen following me and my blog, let me say that last week was one of those great weeks here at VMware! They say things coming in 3s well last week that is so very true for me. I am now a member of the CTO Ambassador program which brings me closer to my …

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Nov 07

Enabling the developer self service with Jenkins and the Cloudclient

What is it that our developers are truly asking for from their IT? The DevOps monicker is getting more and more flooded by companies coining their “tools” around it. Ask any one person what they believe DevOps means and you will likely get a multitude of answers… Well the one thing that I continue to hear …

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Oct 02

vRealize shell shocked – Here’s the links to fix it

UPDATE: The latest patch release of 6.1.1 addresses the shell shock issues. You can use the standard update mechanism in the management url (http://hostname:5480)

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Sep 22

vRealize Automation 6.1 – Install Guide Part 7

In this multi-part series we will deploy the Identity Appliance, the vCAC Appliance, the Windows IaaS components, ITBM standard, Application Services, and a basic tenant setup. Part 1 – Identity Appliance Part 2 – vCAC Appliance Part 3 – Windows IaaS Install Part 4 – Initial Tenant Configuration Part 5 – License, Endpoint, Group, Reservation, …

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