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Cloud Foundation automation workflows at the Workload Domain level
VCF 4.0 Create Workload Domain Demo
August 18, 2020
Demonstration of deploying a Workload Domain in VMware Cloud Foundation
VCF 4.0 Delete Workload Domain Demo
August 17, 2020
Demonstration of deleting a VMware Cloud Foundation Workload Domain
VCF 4.0 Review Components Demo
August 18, 2020
Demonstration of reviewing the components in a VMware Cloud Foundation environment
Automating VCF - Create Workload Domain
September 21, 2020
In this part of the series, we take a look at how to initiate the workload domain deployment in SDDC Manager. VMware Cloud Builder APIs Used POST /v1/domains POST /v1/domains/validations GET /v1/hosts GET /v1/tasks/{id} PowerVCF Cmdlets New-VCFWorkloadDomain Get-VCFHost Get-VCFTask PowerShell Scripts createWorkloadDomainSpec.
Cloud Foundation automation workflows at the cluster level
VCF 4.0 Add Cluster Demo
August 17, 2020
Demonstration of a cluster to a Workload Domain in VMware Cloud Foundation
VCF 4.0 Add Host To Cluster Demo
August 18, 2020
Demonstration of adding hosts to a cluster in a VMware Cloud Foundation Workload Domain
VCF 4.0 Shrink Cluster Demo
August 17, 2020
Demonstration of shrinking a cluster in a VMware Cloud Foundation Workload Domain
Cloud Foundation automation workflows at the vSphere host level
VCF 4.0 Configure Network Pools Demo
August 18, 2020
Demonstration of configuring Network Pools in VMware Cloud Foundation
VCF 4.0 Host Commission Demo
August 17, 2020
Demonstration of the host commissioning process in VMware Cloud Foundation
VCF 4.0 Host Decommission Demo
August 17, 2020
Demonstration of the host decommissioning process in VMware Cloud Foundation
Automating VMware Cloud Foundation with APIs/PowerVCF/PowerShell
September 21, 2020
Deploying VMware Cloud Foundation using the Public APIs allows customers to automate tasks, with PowerVCF the capabilities are extended to PowerShell / PowerCLI experts. As part of an internal project I’ve been working on recently we have been using PowerShell to help automate some of the repetitive steps whilst performing validation and testing of VMware Cloud Foundation and VMware Validated Design.
VMware Cloud Foundation Edge Cleaner Tool
November 20, 2020
As of Cloud Foundation version 4.1, the edge cluster automation capabilities of the SDDC manager does not include the ability to remove a previously deployed Edge Cluster. To fill this gap, VMware provides a separate "edge cleaner" tool as part of the VMware Knowledge Base Article: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/78635. This post will look at the edge cleaner tool and how it is used to remove previously deployed NSX Edge Clusters from a Cloud Foundation domain