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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Open VM Tools 10.2.0-3 vSphere Guest Customization Issues
Jul25

Open VM Tools 10.2.0-3 vSphere Guest Customization Issues

Hey all – I recently went to deploy a solution involving a few Ubuntu 16.04 LTS VMs in my lab to eventually put on AWS.  There are some issues I’ve been having with deploying (updated) Ubuntu 16.04 LTS templates to my vSphere 6.7 cluster (though this seems to not work in 6.5 as well). I have a number of templates in my labs (and in production, having the same issue).  One thing I try to do is keep templates up to date so I...

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