Deploy and build containers on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.4 via CloudForms 4.2 self service

I had multiple requests if CloudForms is able to provision containers via self service to the Red Hat OpenShift container platform. I liked the idea as you can not expect from every developer in your company to know how to create templates or build configs. I will walk you through, step by step how this Read more about Deploy and build containers on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.4 via CloudForms 4.2 self service[…]

Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 3

In the first two parts of the blog series you’ve learned how you can create an inventory synchronizing Ansible Tower with CloudForms, create a Job Template in Ansible Tower and auto generate a service catalog item in CloudForms from the Job Template under the configuration management tab. You’ve also learned how you can create a Read more about Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 3[…]

Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 4

This post will walk you through how to customize the service dialog which we created in the previous post so that we pull the following values via api calls from Satellite6: – Activation Keys – Organization – Location – Hostgroups The end goal will look like this Step 1 First you will need to pull Read more about Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 4[…]

Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 2

This post will show you how to add Ansible Tower as a provider in CloudForms, discover and create a catalog item out of a job template we’ve created and order the catalog item via self service portal. If you followed part 1 you now have a fully functional Ansible Tower which we can add as Read more about Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 2[…]

Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 1

CloudForms is the single pane of glass for virtual machines, cloud instances, and baremetal servers provisioned via Satellite 6. Since we added support for Ansible Tower we can do a lot of magic as we can now call Ansible Tower via CloudForms. What does that mean for operations and orchestration? Let’s say we have the Read more about Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 1[…]

SS45267 – Automation and configuration management across hybrid clouds with Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Satellite 6, and Ansible Tower by Red Hat

Today a dream came true for me by getting the honor to present at Red Hat Summit in SF 2016 “Automation and configuration management across hybrid clouds with CloudForms, Satellite6 and Ansible Tower“. When I joined Trivadis in 2006 Daniel Steiner who was a Senior Linux Engineer took me under his wings (He had earned Read more about SS45267 – Automation and configuration management across hybrid clouds with Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Satellite 6, and Ansible Tower by Red Hat[…]

CloudForms Hybrid Cloud Sessions at Red Hat Summit SF 2016

Please join us at Red Hat Summit in SF and attend the sessions below. Those sessions highlight how versatile CloudForms is and what problems it can solve for you. Red Hat Summit pass discounted rate of $1,195: RHSRAF Tuesday, 10:15am Enabling digital transformation via the Red Hat management portfolio Alessandro Perilli, Red Hat Joe Fitzgerald, Read more about CloudForms Hybrid Cloud Sessions at Red Hat Summit SF 2016[…]

Build a RHEL Cloud Image for GCE

This is a brief tutorial on how you can create a Red Hat Enterprise Linux cloud image for Googles Compute Engine. These instructions are meant for a Linux hosts which runs KVM. 1. Download the GCE Tools google-cloud-sdk so you can create and upload the future image. You will need to have internet connection as Read more about Build a RHEL Cloud Image for GCE[…]

CloudForms sample provisioning, metrics collection and events workflows

Recently I had a customer asking about how our solutions suite works and what we can do with it. RedHat for me is one of the only companies in the world who can pretty much deliver the full stack from infrastructure up to application and back. With RHEL OSP8 we even include OpenDaylight which means Read more about CloudForms sample provisioning, metrics collection and events workflows[…]

Red Hat Summit San Francisco 2016 here we come

This June 26-28, 2016 Mike Dahlgren and I will speak at Red Hat summit in San Francisco. The topic is: Automation and configuration management across hybrid clouds with CloudForms, Satellite6 and Ansible Tower Have you ever wondered what you need to be able to automate and orchestrate you data centers as well as cloud environments? Read more about Red Hat Summit San Francisco 2016 here we come[…]


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