From version 8.6, VMware Aria Automation (formerly vRealize Automation) introduced the capability to add a VMware Cloud Director (VCD) Organization as a Cloud Account. In this post, we will look at how we can use the Aria Automation (AA) Infrastructure as a Service API to configure a VMware Cloud Director Cloud Account without the need for the UI.

Written by Christopher Lewis on September 23, 2022.

Aria Automation AA VCD API

In this post, we will look at how we can use the VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) API to complete Day 2 Operations for managing the creation and onboarding of SSL certificates in vRSLCM.

Written by Christopher Lewis on May 23, 2022.

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager vRSLCM API

I am luckily enough to be afforded the opportunity to go to my first in-person conference in over 2 years by attending the KubeCon & CloudNativeCon Europe 2022 in Valencia, Spain which is being held on 16th - 20th May 2022. I will be trying to blog some of my experiences whilst I am here!

Written by Christopher Lewis on May 15, 2022.

KubeCon KubeConEU CloudNativeCon 2022

In this post, we will look at how we can use the VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) API to complete Day 2 Operations in vRSLCM. In this instance we’re going to upgrade the vRSLCM Appliance.

Written by Christopher Lewis on January 31, 2022.

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager vRSLCM API

In this post, we will look at how we can use the VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) API to complete Day 2 Operations in vRSLCM to manage access to our My VMware account so we can access licenses, download Products Binaries and consume Marketplace content.

Written by Christopher Lewis on December 3, 2021.

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager vRSLCM API

In this post, we will look at how we can use the VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) API to complete Day 2 Operations for managing Global DNS servers in vRSLCM.

Written by Christopher Lewis on December 1, 2021.

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager vRSLCM API

In this post, we will look at how we can use the VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) API to complete Day 2 Operations for managing the configuration of Global Network Time Protocol (NTP) Servers to be used by vRSLCM.

Written by Christopher Lewis on December 1, 2021.

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager vRSLCM API

In this post, we will look at how we can use the VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) API to complete Day 2 Operations for managing Datacenter objects in vRSLCM.

Written by Christopher Lewis on November 30, 2021.

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager vRSLCM API

In this post, we will look at how we can use the VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) API to complete Day 2 Operations in vRSLCM to manage the amount of storage available to the appliance.

Written by Christopher Lewis on November 30, 2021.

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager vRSLCM API

In this post, we will look at how we can use the VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) API to track the requests we submit either using the API or the UI.

Written by Christopher Lewis on November 30, 2021.

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager vRSLCM API

This post is a part of a series that covers how we install, configure and manage the vRealize Suite using the VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) API.

In this post, we will look at how we can use the vRSLCM API to manage credentials and store them in vRSLCM Locker.

Written by Christopher Lewis on November 29, 2021.

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager vRSLCM API

I recently worked with a customer to complete a Proof of Concept for the vRealize Suite and how it adds value for both traditional Virtual Machines deployments and also kubernetes deployments (including with VMware Tanzu). In the first session, we immediately hit a challenge because the customer had a non-standard Top Level Domain (TLD) and this meant we could not use the VMware vRealize Easy Installer UI to install vRealize Automation or the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) user interface to install any of the vRealize Suite.

Written by Christopher Lewis on November 22, 2021.

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager vRSLCM API