darrylcauldwell.com On a journey around the datacenter and public cloud.

Ansible Learning Resources

Some links to Ansible useful resources,  I aim to keep up to date with links as I find them,

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NSX With Host Profiles

When trying to use Host Profiles in NSX-V you find that taking configuration from Reference Host captures some NSX specific configuration which is not appropriate to be applied to other hosts.  To get around this once you have captured your host profile from reference host,  select the profile and click to Enable\Disable Profile Configuration.

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Configuring NSX-V Syslog For vRealize Log Insight

I find myself with the need to configure Log Insight to manage an NSX-V installation. With how simple configuring the vSphere components with Log Insight it was a surprise to find the rather less simple steps needed for NSX-V.

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Docker On Photon On vCloud Air

There has been a lot of industry noise around Docker and VMware project Photon so these have been on the agenda to explore as well.  I generally perform my little research projects running nested ESXi on VMware Fusion on my laptop, but VMware are offering £300 of free service credits for trialing vCloud Air OnDemand.  Here is my how to guide of the steps I used.

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VMware VCIX-NV Study Resources

Since successfully passing VCP-NV and working more and more with NSX I’ve been looking at VCIX-NV.

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