Zero2Hero: Cloud Template YAML (SKKB1059)

In this video we are going to examine the Assembly Cloud Templates YAML. Learn how to build compelling presentations, use YAML expressions and namespaces, and many more. Youtube Final Step   Update Log: Youtube Agenda: Input types Building Compeling Presentations Cloud Template Expressions Namespaces Advanced YAML Manipulation     Final Step If all went well, Read more about Zero2Hero: Cloud Template YAML (SKKB1059)[…]

ABX Action to Deploy Kubernetes YAML Document via Cloud Template in Cloud Assembly (SKKB1058)

In this blog post we are going to look at an ABX action that allows us deploy a Kubernetes YAML document, or multiple thereof , from a Cloud Template (previously known as Blueprint) in VMware Cloud Assembly. Introduction Exploring the ABX Action and Cloud Template Exploring the Cloud Template Deployment Final Step   Update Log: Read more about ABX Action to Deploy Kubernetes YAML Document via Cloud Template in Cloud Assembly (SKKB1058)[…]

ABX Action to Auto Delete Failed or Canceled Deployments (SKKB1057)

In this blog post we are going to look at an ABX action that allows us auto delete failed or canceled deployments in VMware Cloud Assembly. Introduction Using the ABX Action Inputs Final Step   Update Log: Introduction Action features: AutoDelete failed or canceled deployments. Support failure during deployment create or update . Ability to Read more about ABX Action to Auto Delete Failed or Canceled Deployments (SKKB1057)[…]

Zero2Hero: Constraint Tags & Placement (SKKB1056)

In this video we are going to talk about deployment decisions are being made in VMware Cloud Assembly and how we can affect these with Constraint and Capability Tags. Youtube Final Step   Update Log: Youtube Topics covered: Deployment Placement Decisions Extensibility Placement Decisions Using Constraint Tags to affect Placement Capability Tags Best Practices Tagging Read more about Zero2Hero: Constraint Tags & Placement (SKKB1056)[…]

Configuring HA Cloud Proxy and DR Cloud Account in Cloud Assembly (SKKB1055)

In this blog post we are going show how to configure a Highly Available (HA) Cloud Proxy in VMware Cloud Assembly. Same setup can be used to configure a Cloud Accounts for Disaster Recovery (DR) / Hotspare scenarios. Introduction UC01: Configuring HA Cloud Proxy UC02: Configuring DR vSphere Cloud Account UC03: Configuring HA Cloud Proxy Read more about Configuring HA Cloud Proxy and DR Cloud Account in Cloud Assembly (SKKB1055)[…]

ABX Action to Run Scripts on Cloud Assembly Deployments (SKKB1054)

In this blog post we are going to look at an ABX action that allows us to run any (Shell, PowerShell, or CMD) script on any Linux or Windows machine deployment in any (Amazon Web Services, Azure, vCenter, VMware Cloud on AWS) cloud account in VMware Cloud Assembly. Introduction Using the ABX Action Inputs Testing Read more about ABX Action to Run Scripts on Cloud Assembly Deployments (SKKB1054)[…]

Zero2Hero: ABX Actions – Part 2 (SKKB1053)

In this video we are going to look how we can use Action-Based Extensibility (ABX) in in Cloud Assembly. Youtube Final Step   Update Log: Youtube Part 2: Using Extensibility Tags with ABX Actions Working with Action Functions Using REST within ABX Actions Calling ABX Actions via REST and pulling Action Runs Calling ABX Actions Read more about Zero2Hero: ABX Actions – Part 2 (SKKB1053)[…]

Using Blueprint Options in Cloud Assembly (SKKB1051)

In this blog post we are going to look at how to use Blueprint Options in Cloud Assembly to extend ABX extensibility. Introduction Blueprint Options Final Step   Update Log: Introduction Subscriptions in Cloud Assembly let you subscribe an extensibility action to a particular Event Type so that the action is only triggered for that Read more about Using Blueprint Options in Cloud Assembly (SKKB1051)[…]

ABX Action to Sync Blueprints from Assembly to Gitlab (SKKB1050)

In this blog post we are going to look at how to use an ABX action to enable synchronization of blueprints and blueprint changes from VMware Cloud Assembly to a Gitlab repository. Also how to use AWS Secrets Manager to securely store secrets for our ABX Action. Introduction Using Blueprint Options in the Blueprint Using Read more about ABX Action to Sync Blueprints from Assembly to Gitlab (SKKB1050)[…]

ABX Action to Set a Tag to an Azure Resource Group (SKKB1049)

In this blog post we are going to look at how to assign a tag to an Azure Resource Group using an ABX Action during a VMware Cloud Assembly blueprint deployment. Introduction Preparing the Blueprint Creating the ABX Action Running the ABX Action Final Step   Update Log: Introduction When Assembly deploys resources in Azure Read more about ABX Action to Set a Tag to an Azure Resource Group (SKKB1049)[…]

Using Cloud Assembly Native Auto-Scale Functionality (SKKB1048)

In this blog post we are going to look at how to use VMware Cloud Assembly auto-scale functionality when building AWS Native Blueprints Introduction Configuring Auto-Scale in your Blueprint Final Step   Update Log: Introduction Assembly offers integration with AWS Auto-Scale functionality. You can set it up from your Blueprint editor. It enables you to Read more about Using Cloud Assembly Native Auto-Scale Functionality (SKKB1048)[…]

Extending Custom Naming with Custom Properties in Cloud Assembly (SKKB1046)

In this article, we will look how to extend the custom naming dunctionality in VMware Cloud Assembly with custom properties . Introduction Issue and Solution Final Step   Update Log: Introduction I’m back baby. After few months pause, stuck at home due to you know what, I’ve decided to write few posts that have been Read more about Extending Custom Naming with Custom Properties in Cloud Assembly (SKKB1046)[…]

ABX Action to set SSH Key from URL (Gitlab, Github) in a Cloud Assembly Deployment (SKKB1045)

In this article, we will look how we can use a Action-Based Extendibility (ABX) action to fetch Gitlab or Github SSH Keys and use them in a VMware Cloud Assembly Blueprint Deployment. Lab Environment Introduction Issue and Solution Final Step   Update Log: Lab Environment The full lab logical design can be seen HERE. Introduction Read more about ABX Action to set SSH Key from URL (Gitlab, Github) in a Cloud Assembly Deployment (SKKB1045)[…]

Adding an SSH task in CodeStream with a non-root user (SKKB1044)

In this post we will see how we can add an SSH task in VMware Cloud Services CodeStream and connect to the SSH host with a non-root user. Lab Environment Issue and the Solution Final Step   Update Log: Lab Environment The full lab logical design can be seen HERE. Issue and the Solution Recently Read more about Adding an SSH task in CodeStream with a non-root user (SKKB1044)[…]

vROPS: Doing Cluster Level Metric Calculations Using Super Metrics and Custom Groups (SKKB1042)

In this article, we will look how to use Super Metrics and Custom Object Groups to do a Cluster Level calculation in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 7.0. Special thanks to John Dias and Brandon Gordon !!! Lab Environment Introduction Using Super Metrics and Custom Object Gorups Final Step   Update Log: Lab Environment The full Read more about vROPS: Doing Cluster Level Metric Calculations Using Super Metrics and Custom Groups (SKKB1042)[…]