Manage AWS cloudformation stacks in vRealize Automation with the help of Dynamic Types (Part 3)

Manage AWS cloudformation stacks in vRealize Automation with the help of Dynamic Types (Part 3) Step 3, Dynamic Types This time we want to create the Dynamic Types as an abstraction layer for the real CloudFormation stacks. In the last blog entry, we defined the way how to communicate with AWS and in this article we will build the appropriate workflows in Orchestrator. First,...

Windows 10 Mobile – shortcuts and tips

Windows 10 Mobile – shortcuts and tips Since we are engaged actively in consulting work and training delivery for EMM/MDM vendors like VMware AirWatch and Citrix XenMobile, to name but a few, I’ve started to use Windows 10 Mobile on a Microsoft Lumia 950. Since I’ve been using Apple iPhone for quite a while and its user...

Manage AWS CloudFormation stacks in vRealize Automation with the help of Dynamic Types (Part 2)

Manage AWS CloudFormation stacks in vRealize Automation with the help of Dynamic Types (Part 2) Step 2, AWS CLI and CloudFormation Welcome back to our little project. Last time, we have outlined the concept for triggering CloudFormation templates from the vRealize Automation service catalog and today we want to talk about the AWS command line interface and how to manage CloudFormation stacks with it....

vRealize Automation 7 – Chapter 22: XaaS Services

vRealize Automation 7 – Chapter 22: XaaS Services Chapter 22: XaaS Services Chapter 22: XaaS services In this chapter you will learn:  XaaS concepts and use cases Advanced Service Configuration Working with the Advanced Service Designer Input validation Advanced Service Designer use cases Chapter 21: Working with vRealize Orchestrator Click here to read the previous chapter 20...

VMware User Group Meeting in Nuernberg on 21st of September 2016

VMware User Group Meeting in Nuernberg on 21st of September 2016 The VMware User Group (VMUG) Germany South-East (Bavaria / Franconia) region meets today in Nuernberg at the training center qSkills. Sponsor of the meeting and the associated evening event at the Altstadtfest are the vendors Arista (software driven cloud networking) and Zerto  (enterprise-class disaster recovery and business continuity software specifically for virtualized...

Manage AWS CloudFormation stacks in vRealize Automation with the help of Dynamic Types (Part 1)

Manage AWS CloudFormation stacks in vRealize Automation with the help of Dynamic Types (Part 1) Orchestrator already provides a feature called Dynamic Types in order to build your own custom Orchestrator data types since long, but most people don’t really use them, because it needs some time to fully understand and work with them. In conjunction with vRealize Automation, Dynamic Types can be used...

VMware User Group Meeting in Munich on 19th of September 2016

VMware User Group Meeting in Munich on 19th of September 2016 The VMware User Group (VMUG) Germany South-East (Bavaria / Franconia) region meets today in the German VMware headquarters in Unterschleissheim near Munich. Sponsor of the meeting and the associated evening event at the Oktoberfest is Zerto this time – a leading vendor of enterprise-class disaster recovery and business continuity software...