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[…]

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[…]

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[…]


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