vRA 8 + Request VM via Rest API

vRA 8 + Request VM via Rest API

Few days ago a customer asked me "Jose, can we do request of virtual machines via rest API?". I said, yeah!!! but just for curiosity I asked why? For a customer that has vRA 8 self service portal, brand new and all the fancy icons, day 2 operations and a bunch of features? Why would … Continue reading vRA 8 + Request VM via Rest API

VMware Cloud Management Ideas Portal

VMware Cloud Management Ideas Portal

Sometimes we get to know or discover specific sites hidden here and there on web, intranet, blogs and so on. Few weeks back I discovered this one. https://vmware-symphony-services.ideas.aha.io/ Although, as I am not sure if it's opened for non VMware employees or partners, I found very interesting a place that you can submit new ideas … Continue reading VMware Cloud Management Ideas Portal

TKG/TCE – Quick Tip – How to SSH easily into your TKG/TCE Nodes using SSH Public Key Authentication

Hi! Lately I've been playing around with TKG & TCE a bit. If you've deployed TKG/TCE Clusters yourself too, you know that at some point you needed to provide an SSH key-pair so you could easily access the TKG/TCE Nodes afterwards. But how exactly? You need to use the 'capv' user and your SSH key … Continue reading TKG/TCE – Quick Tip – How to SSH easily into your TKG/TCE Nodes using SSH Public Key Authentication

TCE – How to deploy a Standalone Cluster on vSphere 7

TCE – How to deploy a Standalone Cluster on vSphere 7

Hellooo again! After the easy setup of TCE (see my blogpost here) it's time to deploy a simple small development Tanzu Standalone Cluster on vSphere. Let's do this! My Setup? My Setup looks as follows: vCenter 7.0.2Intel NUC NUC10i5FNH ESXi 7.0.1 with 8 Logical CPUs & 32 GB RAMMacBook Pro (x86; not M1) as Bootstrap … Continue reading TCE – How to deploy a Standalone Cluster on vSphere 7

Log4j – How to patch VMware vRLSCM, vIDM, vRA 7.6-8.x (VMSA-2021-0028)

Log4j – How to patch VMware vRLSCM, vIDM, vRA 7.6-8.x (VMSA-2021-0028)

Hi! Over the past few days a critical vulnerability has been identified in the Apache Log4j module and lots of applications over the world are affected by this.  The latest information regarding VMware Products which have been affected by this vulnerability can be found here: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0028.html To make our readers life easier, hereby how to … Continue reading Log4j – How to patch VMware vRLSCM, vIDM, vRA 7.6-8.x (VMSA-2021-0028)

Log4j patch for vRealize Automation 7.6 and vRealize Orchestrator 7.6 (KB87121)

Log4j patch for vRealize Automation 7.6 and vRealize Orchestrator 7.6 (KB87121)

Hi! Over the past few days a critical vulnerability has been identified in the Apache Log4j module and lots of applications over the world are affected by this.  The latest information regarding VMware Products which have been affected by this vulnerability can be found here: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0028.html For VMware vRealize Lifecycle Manager 8.x - Please check on our … Continue reading Log4j patch for vRealize Automation 7.6 and vRealize Orchestrator 7.6 (KB87121)

Log4j patch for vRealize Automation 8.x and vRealize Orchestrator 8.x (KB87120)

Log4j patch for vRealize Automation 8.x and vRealize Orchestrator 8.x (KB87120)

Hi! Over the past few days a critical vulnerability has been identified in the Apache Log4j module and lots of applications over the world are affected by this.  The latest information regarding VMware Products which have been affected by this vulnerability can be found here: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0028.html For VMware vRealize Lifecycle Manager 8.x - Please check … Continue reading Log4j patch for vRealize Automation 8.x and vRealize Orchestrator 8.x (KB87120)

VIDM 3.3.3-4-5 – Quick Tip – VMware released Script  for CVE-2021-44228 (Apache Log4j Vulnerability)

VIDM 3.3.3-4-5 – Quick Tip – VMware released Script for CVE-2021-44228 (Apache Log4j Vulnerability)

Hi! Over the past few days a critical vulnerability has been identified in the Apache Log4j module and lots of applications over the world are affected by this.  The latest information regarding VMware Products which have been affected by this vulnerability can be found here: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0028.html For VMware vRealize Lifecycle Manager 8.x - Please check … Continue reading VIDM 3.3.3-4-5 – Quick Tip – VMware released Script for CVE-2021-44228 (Apache Log4j Vulnerability)

vRSLCM 8.x – Quick Tip – log4jfix.sh Fix Error: Binary Operator Expected – CVE-2021-44228

vRSLCM 8.x – Quick Tip – log4jfix.sh Fix Error: Binary Operator Expected – CVE-2021-44228

Hi! Over the past few days a critical vulnerability has been identified in the Apache Log4j module and lots of applications over the world are affected by this.  The latest information regarding VMware Products which have been affected by this vulnerability can be found here: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0028.html For VMware Identity Manager 3.3.3 – 3.3.5 -Please check on our … Continue reading vRSLCM 8.x – Quick Tip – log4jfix.sh Fix Error: Binary Operator Expected – CVE-2021-44228

How to Install Tanzu Community Edition (TCE)

How to Install Tanzu Community Edition (TCE)

Hellooo again! It's time to play around with the Tanzu Community Edition (TCE)! I would love to use the Tanzu Platform to run my Containerized Applications in my Lab, however the footprint of real Tanzu Platforms (such as TKGI, TKGS, TKGm) is too high for my humble home lab. I managed to setup all these … Continue reading How to Install Tanzu Community Edition (TCE)