vRealize Orchestrator – Let’s Talk Polyglot

Overview For many years the VMware Orchestration platform (i.e. vRealize Orchestrator or vRO) has been leveraging JavaScript as its scripting language of choice. Any out of the box content and customer provided custom content has been created in JavaScript leveraging plugins to expose external product capabilities that can be leveraged via JavaScript objects, properties and … Continue reading vRealize Orchestrator – Let’s Talk Polyglot

Workspace One Access – Reverting Access Policy Changes When You Are Locked Out

Overview This is a very quick how-to with regards to re-gaining access to Workspace One Access following a miss-configuration of the default access policy. This is much more common than you would think! It's Easy When You Know How In older versions of vRA (7.x) it was quite common to make an access policy change … Continue reading Workspace One Access – Reverting Access Policy Changes When You Are Locked Out

vRA with Cloud-init and Static Networking

Overview This article is all about leveraging the static network assignment construct in vRA Cloud/8 Cloud Assembly blueprints and the impact this has (currently) on provisioning vSphere VMs. This topic seems to cause lots of head scratching and issues, really because currently if you try and leverage static address assignments (i.e. asking vRA to assign … Continue reading vRA with Cloud-init and Static Networking

vRealize Automation – Customizing IP Assignments with vRO

Overview Today I thought I'd get back to vRealize Automation 8, in particular leveraging extensibility. Previously I have shown some examples of breaking out of the provisioning lifecycle to perform some external operations (CMDB updates etc.) however this time I want to look at how you can augment the provisioning process with information from external … Continue reading vRealize Automation – Customizing IP Assignments with vRO