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Automating vRealize Automation 7 Minimal…

Automating vRealize Automation 7 Minimal Install: Part 3 – vRA Appliance Configuration

Automating vRealize Automation 7 Minimal…

In Part 3 of this blog series, we will now move onto configuring the vRA Appliance which includes setting up the VMware Identity Manager (Horizon SSO). There are two mandatory variables that you will need to edit prior to executing the configurevRA-Appliance.sh shell script. In addition, there are few optional variables that you can also configure which includes specifying a […]


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Export vcenter roles (privileges) – Powercli.

Export vcenter roles (privileges) – Powercli.

Export vcenter roles (privileges) – Powercli.

Disclaimer: All the steps and scripts shown in my posts are tested on my HomeLab first. Monday, February 15, 2016 Export vcenter roles (privileges) – Powercli. This post I am continuing from another posts, Migration from one vcenter to another. In this post I will be showing how to export roles. and can be imported to another vCenter. This is completely dedicated to exporting roles only, they are exported to specified folder with .role extension. As you can see I have multiple roles created,…Read More


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What is a backdoor?

What is a backdoor?

What is a backdoor?

Last month, a significant finding in Fortinet devices was discovered and published. When I say significant, I mean, it’s huge – Multiple Products SSH Undocumented Login Vulnerability. In other words, there’s a username/password combination that works on all devices running the affected firmware versions.If you are still running an affected version, you NEED to upgrade […]


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Why learn VMware PowerCLI

Why learn VMware PowerCLI

Why learn VMware PowerCLI

PowerCLI (based on Powershell) is one of those things that really boosted my productivity in the VMware field. It is an easy to use product that allows you to do incredible things within a vSphere… wait… VMware environment (it also includes cmdlets for vCloud, vRealize, View …. ). Do bulk operations? easy-as-that… Gather some data for reports? not-a-big-problem-at all… Delivering hot coffee to your desk? Okok… not that incredible things (yet)…


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