Automation, Cloud, Virtualization

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CloudForms 4.5 RHV 4.1 Management by Ansible Automation Inside (Part 2 Create a Button)

Part 2 is going to show you how you can run the catalog item created in Part 1 from a custom button. Go to Automation – Automate – Customization – Buttons. Click on Cluster / Deployment role and create a new Button Group Now click on Configuration – Add New Button and add the following Read more about CloudForms 4.5 RHV 4.1 Management by Ansible Automation Inside (Part 2 Create a Button)[…]

CloudForms 4.5 RHV 4.1 Management by Ansible Automation Inside (Part 1 Create Service Dialog)

This post will explain what steps you need to go through to enable the ansible management of RHV on the first release of CFME 4.5. I assume that you’ve already enabled the Embedded Ansible role in Configuration – Server Control (enabling ansible automation inside can take up to 7-10 minutes) . CloudForms 4.5 comes with Read more about CloudForms 4.5 RHV 4.1 Management by Ansible Automation Inside (Part 1 Create Service Dialog)[…]

Embracing Multi-Cloud with CloudForms June 14th 2017

I was speaking at the “IT Modernization with Open Management and Containers” event in Rochester, NY June 14th. The talk was covering how you can embrace cloud get insights into the different players like AWS, GCP, Azure and manage your instances and services through the CloudForms Management Engine. Here are the slides to the presentation:

S102320 – Button push deployments with integrated Red Hat Management

Red Hat Summit is already over. There was an unbelievable energy during the 4 days of the Summit. If you were not able to make it to our session S102320 – Button push deployments with integrated Red Hat Management you can review it now: The demo can be found here:

Red Hat Summit 2017 Button Push Deployments With Integrated Red Hat Open Management DEMO

So here we are again. In less then a week I will be speaking again at Red Hat Summit. Last year I showed how you can deploy multi-tier multi-host applications across AWS, GCP, Azure and RHV with CloudForms, Satellite6 and Ansible Tower. A year went by but requests from customers wanting to testdrive the power Read more about Red Hat Summit 2017 Button Push Deployments With Integrated Red Hat Open Management DEMO[…]

How CloudForms Performs OpenScap Image Scans

In May 2015 banyan published that they found over 30% of Official Images in Docker Hub Contain High Priority Security Vulnerabilities. In August 2015, FlawCheck surveyed enterprises asking which piece of the security equation was their top concern about running containers in production environments. At 42%, Vulnerabilities & Malware in container workloads was the top Read more about How CloudForms Performs OpenScap Image Scans[…]

OpenShift 3.4 Standalone Registry (Atomic Registry)

I realized today that the current OpenShift 3.4 documentation around installing the standalone registry is missing an important parameter. Here is the link to the bug openshift_master_default_subdomain missing . Its a small error but has some impact as the route registry-console-default.yourdomain will not be exposed externally. Remember the standalone OpenShift registry is a full OpenShift Read more about OpenShift 3.4 Standalone Registry (Atomic Registry)[…]

Deny container image execution via CloudForms 4.2 / OpenShift 3.4

I’ve been waiting for this feature since quite a while and its finally here and working. CloudForms 4.2 and OpenShift 3.4 have the ability combined of scanning docker images and define if the images are compliant or not. If the image is not compliant CloudForms annotates the image in OpenShift with images.openshift.io/deny-execution: true and if Read more about Deny container image execution via CloudForms 4.2 / OpenShift 3.4[…]

Red Hat Cloud Suite In A Box

Today I finally finished my Ikea Helmer rack project. The goal of the project was to have enough resources to build a full Red Hat Cloud Suite lab. I am in IT now since 1996 and learned  that the only way to stay on top of the game is by playing with the technology. I have Read more about Red Hat Cloud Suite In A Box[…]


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