With the release of VMware Cloud Director 10.3, there are several new additions and enhancements to this self-service platform. I’d like to talk about some of the continued security and certificate changes that one must be aware of before upgrading to 10.3.
This is an ongoing effort to simplify certificate handling, but also conform to industry security standards.
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One of newer additions to VMware Cloud Director (VCD) is the ability to use a VM sizing policy – or VDC Compute Policy – to provide granular resource control on a per VM basis. In this post, I will review how a VCD provider can implement advanced VM properties on a per-workload basis. While this example is SAP HANA specific, this could be used for any additional advanced VM property.
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With the release of VMware Cloud Director (VCD) 10.2, I wanted to review how SSL management has changed. In this blog post, I will highlight the new SSL functionality and securing a new VCD 10.2 instance.
First, certificate management has always been a challenging process and not intuitive for newer VCD providers. Our engineering team has made a concerted effort to simplify certificate and endpoint management as we continue to evolve the platform.
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In this blog post, I am going to discuss the capability of changing the allocation model of an organization virtual data center (oVDC) within VMware Cloud Director (VCD).
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