Managing a VMware Cloud for Dummies

All companies are software companies; software needs to be developed and deployed in a cloud-based operating environment; the future of cloud – for most organizations at least – is multi-cloud. The beautiful thing about a VMware Cloud is that you can use one or multiple without deviating from the industry standard VMware tools and skillsets […]

vExpert Cloud Management December 2021 Blog Digest

Every month, we gather blogs from the 130+ members of the vExpert Cloud Management program and bring you a digest of all the latest happenings from around the community. These blogs are written by industry professionals and often feature walkthroughs, feature highlights, and news for vRealize Operations, vRealize Network Insight, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, and VMware Skyline. The vExpert title is […]

Announcing VMware vRealize Automation SaltStack SecOps Cloud

Today we’re thrilled to announce that VMware vRealize Automation Cloud customers can now add security and compliance capabilities to their environment with vRealize Automation SaltStack SecOps Cloud. This new component allows vRealize Automation Cloud customers to access the same powerful compliance and vulnerability remediation capabilities of vRealize Automation SaltStack SecOps, but in a SaaS delivery […]

Now Available: vRealize Network Insight 6.5

While we’re slowly getting used to 2022, it’s already time for another vRealize Network Insight and vRealize Network Insight Cloud release! This release is a big one, packed with some major features and a ton of smaller ones. I’ve cherry-picked a few for you below. Let’s dive into the details! Guided Network Troubleshooting Troubleshooting network […]

Announcing VMware vRealize Network Insight 6.5 and Cloud

VMware is excited to announce vRealize Network Insight 6.5 and vRealize Network Insight Cloud. vRealize Network Insight increases efficiency and visibility with this release, whether it is to help detect network flows containing the latest attack Apache Log4j or troubleshooting an application optimization issue over a multi-cloud network for a quick resolution. The rich new […]

Autoscale Your Application with vRealize Operations Webhooks

A couple of years ago, I made a video showing how to automate scale out and scale in of an application web tier with vRealize Operations, vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator. In the meantime, there have been some improvements in these products that I wanted to integrate into this example. Primarily, the vRealize Operations webhooks […]

vRealizeLog Insight Cloud Content Packs 101

In my previous blog , I described how to configure log sources to forward logs to vRealize Log Insight Cloud. Once the logs are in the next step is to start leveraging one of the most powerful features of vRealize Log Insight Cloud i.e., Content Pack.  In this blog I will walk through   What is a content pack?  Benefits of content pack  Types of content pack  How […]

How to configure log sources to forward logs to vRealize Log Insight Cloud

In this blog, I will describe following for vRealize Log Insight Cloud  What is log source?  What are supported agents ?   How to configure various log sources  Overview  VMware vRealize® Log Insight Cloud offers IT teams unified visibility across private, hybrid and native public clouds by adding structure to unstructured log data, providing intuitive dashboards and […]

What’s new in vRA Cloud Resource Center

Welcome to the news for vRealize Automation (vRA) Resource Center. I’m excited to share the revolutions around IaaS resource manageability that we’ve been working on and are available in vRA cloud and on-premises release. Following the release of Resource Center in May, we continued to listen to our users. Some users leverage simple cloud templates […]

Detecting Log4j Bad Actor Connections with vRealize Network Insight

Recently (Dec 9, 2021), a critical vulnerability in the most used Apache Log4j logging library was found. This vulnerability can give an attacker full control of any impacted system. Please read here to know more about the vulnerability and here to know about VMware’s response. While there are several efforts(such as patch, identifying the applications […]