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vRA 7 Create a Folder Selection Dropdown

Posted on May 11, 2017
Category :VMWare, vRA
Another quick post, I needed to create a dropdown box that would give a user the ability to select which vCenter folder a newly provisioned VM should be placed in. The custom property we need to set here is VMware.Virtualcenter.Folder, if you don’t want to give your users access to choose which folder to place a new VM in, but you want to ensure all of their VMs go in a specific folder you can set this property in aRead More

Synchronise Embedded vRO

Posted on May 2, 2017
Category :VMWare, vRA
Just a quick note that had me confused for probably a little longer than it should have. I am using the vRA 7.2 embedded instances of vRO in a 2 node cluster, I recently imported a plugin using the vRO control centre, once the plugin was imported I noticed that when looking at the “Orchestrator Cluster Management” page the nodes were out of sync. I thought that as the instances were embedded then maybe vRA did something clever in theRead More

vExpert 2017

Posted on February 22, 2017
Category :VMWare
I am very pleased to announce that I have been included in the vExpert 2017 program. For those of you who aren’t aware of the vExpert program you can find details here, this year is the first year I have been included, so I was really chuffed to have made the cut. I can’t recommend high enough the value of getting involved with the VMware community, I have been fortunate to have worked with or on the same project asRead More

VCAP6-CMA Deploy Exam Experience RANT!!!

Posted on February 7, 2017
Category :VMWare
Well I took the VCAP6-CMA Deploy exam a couple of days ago, and it’s taken me a couple of days to simmer down after my experience. I had so many issues whilst taking the exam, that if I had have posted about it straight away there would have been a lot of unsavoury language in here. I am not sure where the fault lies with the issues I had, but I have logged a complaint with both Pearson and VMwareRead More

Upgrading vRA 7 to vRA 7.2

Posted on December 13, 2016
Category :VMWare, vRA
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