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.
Passionate about automation? Then this could be the user group community for you! The Automation User Group (AutoUG) is getting ready for its first event.
Following VMware's acquisition of SaltStack, learn more about Salt. Try this vRA cloud template to deploy a simple Salt environment.
Before vRA / vRO can automate Vault and create high-entropy passwords for new workloads, Vault must be prepared. This post explains the steps taken.
Generate and secure unique complex passwords in HashiCorp Vault for new workloads provisioned by VMware vRealize Automation
Five years ago this month I joined VMware. With this milestone reached I wanted to share some brief thoughts about my experiences to date and the future.
Not content to build vSphere templates periodically, this introduction shows how VMware Code Stream and Packer can be combined to trigger builds from Git updates.
Having created a mechanism to generate unique hostnames previously, this article follows on with how to integrate the functionality with vRA 8.x.