Category: vCloud Automation Center

Sep 17

vRealize Automation Suite Upgrade – part 4

Over the next few posts we will focus on the install, config, and upgrade of the vRealize Automation components. Starting here we will step through a multi-part series for the complete update for SSO, vCAC, IaaS, App Services, and ITBM Std. Additionally if you would rather have a video than this multi-part walk through guide …

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Sep 17

vRealize Automation Suite Upgrade – part 3

Over the next few posts we will focus on the install, config, and upgrade of the vRealize Automation components. Starting here we will step through a multi-part series for the complete update for SSO, vCAC, IaaS, App Services, and ITBM Std. Additionally if you would rather have a video than this multi-part walk through guide …

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Sep 17

vRealize Automation Suite Upgrade – part 1

Welcome back to post VMworld and all the fun of Motorcloud music. If you haven’t seen the session that Jay Marshall and I did, I highly recommend you review it once live. I will post here when the video is available on vmworld.com. Over the next few posts we will focus on the install, config, …

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Sep 16

vRealize Automation Suite Upgrade – part 2

Over the next few posts we will focus on the install, config, and upgrade of the vRealize Automation components. Starting here we will step through a multi-part series for the complete update for SSO, vCAC, IaaS, App Services, and ITBM Std. Additionally if you would rather have a video than this multi-part walk through guide …

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Jul 14

“Oh me” – we got two sessions!

Well ladies and gents it’s that time again, time to setup your schedule for VMworld. As it turns out we have been fortunate enough to be given two opportunities to share the “Gary and Jay road show” with you. You can expect to leave this session with the tools and education to go from zero …

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Jul 11

vCAC Optimization Guide

My colleagues Jad and Ryan worked to get a optimization guide for vCAC pulled together. I recommend everyone running vCAC look at this and see if you can make the tool even better by improving the responsiveness. Great work guys! http://www.virtualjad.com/2014/07/vmware-vcac-iaas-optimization-guide.html  

Jul 10

vCAC + vCAC combined training now in BETA

“You have a course for vCO, You have a course for vCAC, but since they are so complimentary why isn’t there an extensibility course that combines them.” I have heard many times in the last few months. Well ladies and gents it has finally been introduced in beta. While you may not yet be able …

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Jun 21

Breaking News: Horizon 6 released!!!

I’m sure if you have been following this blog you saw a post about Horizon 6 and the VMware End User Computing story and thought why would he be focusing on that announcement as opposed to another vCAC specific post. Well if you haven’t seen or heard this a huge milestone for both our EUC …

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Jun 10

doDeletes – vCAC’s lost troubleshooting command

As many of you probably already know there is a feature in vCloud Automation Center that will automatically destroy a VM if the guest agent or vCO workflow fail during the build or provision state. This is great for returning resources including IP and disk space. However, when troubleshooting this becomes a pretty real challenge.

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May 29

Ideal CentOS minimal template for Automation

Ever try to build a CentOS image for use with automation or just simply use for templates in general with VMware? I can tell you from experience it can be very frustrating to have a great VM that you thought would work for cloning but when you actually test it nothing seems to work. With …

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