Category: VMware

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

VMware Aria Automation Orchstrator API Authentication

I was looking into how to run a workflow from PowerShell, and found the documentation a little confusing if you are using VMware vCenter SSO authentication. In the documentation for VMware vCenter documentation looks like this. There are little or no documentation for how to create a “holder-of-key (HoK) token)” i found 1 community thread…

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By Allan Kjaer December 5, 2023 0

VMware Aria Suite 8.14.1 Released

VMware has released Aria Automation 8.14.1, Aria Automation Config 8.14.1, Aria Automation Orchestrator 8.14.1, Aria Operations 8.14.1 and Aria Operations for logs 8.14.1. Aria Automation 8.14.1, Aria Automation Config 8.14.1, Aria Automation Orchestrator 8.14.1 NOTE: If you are using the IPAM plug-in for InfoBlox you need to update to version 1.5.1, before updating Aria Automation,…

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By Allan Kjaer November 28, 2023 0

VMware Cloud Foundation 5.1 Released

VMware has released VMware Cloud Foundation 5.1, this version features some major new features and enhancements. This version has support for the new VMware vSAN ESA and vSAN Max. It is also the backbone of the future VMware Private Generative AI, for now this is only guided for installing the product at the moment, so…

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By Allan Kjaer November 10, 2023 0

VMware Aria Suite 8.14 Released

VMware has released Aria Automation 8.14, Aria Automation Config 8.14, Aria Automation Orchestrator 8.14, Aria Operations 8.14, Aria Operations for Logs 8.14 and Aria Suite Lifecycle 8.14. There are some really exciting new features with this releases. Aria Automation 8.14, Aria Automation Config 8.14, Aria Automation Orchestrator 8.14 With the Aria Automation 8.14 there are…

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By Allan Kjaer October 20, 2023 0

VMware vSphere 8 Update 2 Released (IA)

VMware has released ESXi 8 Update 2, vCenter 8 Update 2, vSAN 8 Update 2 and vSphere with Tanzu 8 “Update 2”. NOTE: Before upgrading, remember to check if your third support vSphere 8 Update 2, like backup/monitoring/automation/integration software/services. NOTE: On October 18th the release was changed to GA. ESXi 8 Update 2 What’s new:…

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By Allan Kjaer September 22, 2023 0

VMware Aria Automation 8.13.1 Released

VMware has released Aria Automation 8.13.1, Aria Automation Config 8.13.1 and Aria Automation Orchestrator 8.13.1. With this version the Aria Automation Service Broker catalog items are getting easier to read, I have not update the lab, so I have not see it yet, hoping for the best. What’s new: What’s new with Aria Automation Orchestrator:…

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By Allan Kjaer September 8, 2023 0