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Deploying MongoDb Cluster with vRealize Automation – a how to guide.

Overview Software components in vRealize Automation allows bash/powershell scripts to be executed at various states of the software lifecycle, the states are: Install - used to initially deploy and install RPMs Configure - used to configure the software within the guest... Continue Reading →

VMware VCO Workflows integration with vCAC Workflows

VCO Workflows from vCAC Workflows (Southbound)I recently blogged about Powershell integration with vCAC and how easy scripts can be called from within the various machine states, see here for details. This post will provide an overview of VCAC/VCO Integration of... Continue Reading →

Email Templates for vCAC

vCloud Automation Centre Email Template changesEmail State ConfigurationEmails are sent to various people through the lifecycle of the machine process, to control the VirtualMachine States that emails are sent you can edit the ManagerService.exe.config file in the DCAC Server installation... Continue Reading →

Powershell scripting into vCAC

The VCAC Database can be queried securely using the Dynamic Cloud Interface (ODATA/REST). This post will show you how to retrieve VirtualMachineProperties (the machines meta data) also known as "custom properties" using powershell & native http.All scripts can be downloaded hereLoad... Continue Reading →

Data Driven Workflow Execution – vCAC

DynamicOps or VMWare Cloud Automation Center has a great feature that can be adopted to provide data driven workflow execution.As data within the VCAC database (or other MSSQL database) is changed (Create, Update or Delete) via the REST Interface, events can be... Continue Reading →

Common LINQ Queries for vCAC

DynamicOps or VMWare VCloud Automation Center uses Microsoft' ADO DotNet DataServices for interacting with it's ODATAData Model. ODATA is essentially your database structure presented over HTTP in which typical Create, Read, Update, Delete (CRUD) operations can apply. So basically a... Continue Reading →

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