VMware Appliance Deployment with configuration injected via PowerShell

I’m always trying to automate as many processes at work. Earlier this year we started working on trying to automate as much of Infrastructure deployment as possible. Turning manual processes which require a lot of documentation into code that can be stored in source control. This is commonly known ...

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Bug: VMware vCO inventory service returning undefined or nulls

Today I’ve been working on a VMware vCenter Orchestrator workflow to add custom fields on a Virtual Machine. To do this you need to check if the custom field has been created on vCenter using the method addCustomFieldDef on the VcCustomFieldsManager object.

var customFieldsManager = VirtualMachine.sdkConnection.customFieldsManager;

customFieldsManager.addCustomFieldDef ...
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VMware vSphere vCSA 5.5 Active Directory Woes

This week I have been doing some work with the VMware vSphere 5.5 vCenter Server Appliance (5.5.0.5100 Build 1312297). During this testing I ran into problems setting up AD Authentication with a Windows 2012 domain within vCSA.  The message displayed was Error: Enabling Active Directory failed ...

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