IP Spaces in VMware Cloud Director 10.4.1 – Part 3 – Tenant Experience, Compatibility & Summary

In part 1 of this series I looked at the process for a Service Provider to allocate a public block of IP addresses to be consumable by VMware Cloud Director (VCD) tenant organizations. In part 2 of this series I showed the process by which a Service Provider or tenant … Read more

IP Spaces in VMware Cloud Director 10.4.1 – Part 2 – Private IP Spaces

In an earlier post I wrote about the new IP Spaces feature in VMware Cloud Director (VCD) release 10.4.1 and the ability to create public IP spaces shared by multiple tenants. In this post I’ll look at the ability to create private IP spaces within a tenant organization and some … Read more

IP Spaces in VMware Cloud Director 10.4.1 – Part 1 – Introduction & Public IP Spaces

VMware recently released version 10.4.1 of VMware Cloud Director (VCD) – VMware add a new feature known as IP Spaces. IP Spaces allow providers and tenant customers to manage IP address allocations within VCD. What was originally meant to be a ‘quick look’ at IP Spaces and the capabilities they … Read more

Deploying vRA Blueprints from PowerShell

The PowervRA module is a great set of PowerShell cmdlets for managing a VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) environment, but I wanted to learn a bit more about the REST API available from vRA and also had a requirement – to script a deployment from an existing vRA blueprint (‘Cloud Template’) … Read more

vCloud Availability 3.0 – On-Premise Deployment & Configuration

In the first 3 parts of this series I detailed the configuration and deployment of vCAv 3.0 into a service provider site. In this 4th part I show the deployment and configuration of vCAv into a tenant on-premise infrastructure. This allows appropriately configured tenants to protect on-premise VMs to a … Read more