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Embracing Multi-Cloud with CloudForms June 14th 2017

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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:

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

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

Ansible for Juniper EX2200-c

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In my home lab I have 4 Juniper in a virtual chassis. I currently use fedora 24 as my host system so I had to install some binaries and fix some code before I got this running. First you have to install the latest stable ansible version. Then you need junos-eznc. For fedora run the… Read More »Ansible for Juniper EX2200-c

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

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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 »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

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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 »Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 3

Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 4

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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 »Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 4

Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 1

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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 »Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 1