vRealize Automation – Linux username/SSH key provision during request
Sep21

vRealize Automation – Linux username/SSH key provision during request

I wanted to share this super simple Software Component in vRealize Automation that I came up with in order to better streamline Linux deployments to end-users/developers. My vRA Linux blueprints/templates all have an administrator username and SSH key setup, but require additional users be created or scripted with automation outside of vRA.  Not a huge deal, but if you want a truly hands-off solution all within vRA then you...

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What is vRealize Automation?
Apr22

What is vRealize Automation?

This article focuses on explaining high level use case of vRealize Automation and touches on some of the many awesome features it provides!

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vRealize Automation 7.4 has landed!
Apr12

vRealize Automation 7.4 has landed!

Today vRealize Automation 7.4 became available.  As usual there are plenty of bug fixes listed in the release notes but there are really two cool additional features that I am anxious to play with. You can access the product through your My VMware portal. Custom Request Forms Designer When leveraging Custom Forms, designer blueprint architects are able to apply the following logic to the blueprint request form: Drag-and-drop controls...

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Brand new! vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager – Part 1: Info and Deploying
Sep27

Brand new! vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager – Part 1: Info and Deploying

Hey guys – today I am going to be posting about an absolutely awesome solution recently released by VMware.  The product is called the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager – I know, it might have a slightly boring name.  However, I assure you this thing is anything but boring.  That is, of course, if you are using any of the vRealize products offered by VMware. What is this thing?  One solution to rule them all! Yeah –...

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