Today I Learned (TIL) #2: That there is a performance study paper available around vSphere tagging.
Today I Learned (TIL) #1: You can use Microsoft's KMS client setup keys in your Packer builds and replace the key later on after cloning the template.
My first personal retrospective, February 2021. Includes customer work, vExpert, OCTO and more!
How to make vRealize Automation (vRA) deployment names unique without having to bother users with entering one
Are we conditioned by our smart phones to assume that security is taken care of automatically? When it comes to business and enterprise software it's best to stay on top of updates.
vRealize Automation 8.3 is out. There are a number of exciting changes included. These are my top picks from them.
With an AWS KMS key defined, migrating an existing Vault installation from using Shamir keys to AWS KMS auto-unseal requires only a few steps to complete.
Rather than manually unsealing Vault in the homelab every time updates are applied, it'd be preferable to have it auto-unseal using an AWS Key Management Server. This is how to setup the AWS part.