Author: Allan Kjaer

VMware Aria Automation forms and complex/composite types

I have a colleague that had a problem with using the multi value picker in a form for a XaaS service workflow. The case was that we need to have a list of string a use the “multi value picker” for the user to select some stings that the workflow needed. This did not work…

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By Allan Kjaer April 27, 2024 0

VMware Cloud Foundation 5.1.1 Released

VMware by Broadcom has released VMware Cloud Foundation 5.1.1, the major new is VMware Private AI Foundation with NVIDIA, that offers a simpler way to manage On-Prem Generative AI solutions. This was announced at 2024 GTC AI Conference, and there after VMware by Broadcom posted a blog about this here. What’s new: See the full…

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By Allan Kjaer March 26, 2024 0

VMware Aria Automation 8.16.2 Released

VMware Has released Aria Automation 8.16.2, Aria Automation Orchestrator 8.16.2 and Aria Automation Config 8.16.2. Aria Automation 8.16.2/Aria Automation Config 8.16.2 What’s new: See the full Release notes here. Aria Automation Orchestrator 8.16.2 What’s new: See the full Release notes here.

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By Allan Kjaer March 22, 2024 0

VMware VMs and USB Controller

The latest security patch for the VMware ESXi, VMware Workstation and VMware Fusion is for the USB Controller in the VM give access to the hypervisor (on ESXi it can only access the VMX Sandbox, not all of the ESXi host). https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2024-0006.html This is not the first time that the USB has a security bug,…

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By Allan Kjaer March 18, 2024 0

VMware Cloud Foundation and vSAN ESA (no internet connection)

I was doing at installation of VMware Cloud Foundation at a customer. This installation does not have any internet connection, Which is something that I see as a growing requirement for VMware Infrastructure at customer. This installation was with VMware Cloud foundation 5.1, and customer had purchased some vSAN ESA Ready nodes for the installation…

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By Allan Kjaer March 15, 2024 0

VMware vSphere 8.0 Update 2b Released

VMware by Broadcom has released vSphere 8.0 Update 2b, ESXi 8.0.2b, vCenter 8.0.2b, vSphere Replication 8.8.0.3 . This fixes the CBT bug and many other problems. I think this also introduces support for the new license model. There is nothing in the release notes about this. vCenter 8.0.2b What’s new: See the full release notes…

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By Allan Kjaer March 2, 2024 0

VMware VCF and Holodeck 2.0

VMware has a way you deploy a full VCF environment on a single host as nested environment, the current version deploys a VCF 5.0 enviroment. I was playing around with this and after deploying this I was doing as I would normally do, I shutdown the Cloud Builder VM after this, the environment did not…

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By Allan Kjaer February 27, 2024 0

Aria Suite version 8.16/8.16.1 Released

VMware by Broadcom has released Aria Automation 8.16.1, Aria Operations 8.16, Aria Operations for Logs 8.16 and Aria Suite Lifecycle 8.16. VMware Aria Operations for Networks 6.12.1 is also released, this has only a update to Eval license. NOTE February 23th 2024: the Aria Automation/Aria Automation Config/Aria Automation Orchestrator 8.16.1 has been removed from the…

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By Allan Kjaer February 21, 2024 0

VMware VCF Planning and Preparation Workbook

I am working on doing some sizing of a VMware VCF environment for at customer and wanted to use the VCF Planning and Preparation Workbook and of course I downloaded the lates version for the version 5.1 from the documentation home page here: This resulted in getting the version 1.5.1.002, there are a few problems…

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By Allan Kjaer February 14, 2024 0