Is your organization looking to get into hybrid cloud, but stuck at which Cloud Management Platforms (CMPs) they should be evaluating? Are you looking for a basic intro to the CMP product space? As a consultant, my customers are constantly asking me which CMP products are out there, which are the leaders, and which is…
Let’s get one thing straight: the authors of this article are HUGE fans of the VMware Hands-On-Labs (HOL).
Have you ever wanted an easy way to clone complex, multi-VM application environments for upgrade testing, code progression, or training?
This is a quick guide to show you how to connect your vRA 7+ environment with your NSX 6.2+ environment. It assumes you already have vRA and NSX fully installed, and now you just need to connect the two together so that you can start using the Network & Security constructs in your vRA blueprints.
In Part 2 of this series, we automated 3 different NSX Micro-Segmentation scenarios with vRealize Automation 7 (vRA). In this article, I’ll show you how to do some basic Distributed Firewall troubleshooting, so you can figure out exactly which firewall rules your vRA blueprints will need.
In Part 1 of this series, we did a conceptual walk-through of 3 basic NSX + vRA7 Micro-Segmentation approaches. We compared the pro’s and con’s of each approach, and talked about the situations in which you would be most likely to employ each one. In this article, we’ll actually be doing the hands-on setup for…
I’ve been working with vRealize Automation (vRA) for a few years now, and I’ve seen folks do some pretty impressive things with it.