Cloudforms

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

How CloudForms Performs OpenScap Image Scans

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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 »How CloudForms Performs OpenScap Image Scans

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 »Deny container image execution via CloudForms 4.2 / OpenShift 3.4

CloudForms AWS IAM policies

To enable Cloudforms to connect to the AWS provider you need to following policies: AmazonEC2FullAccess AWSConfigUserAccess IAMReadOnlyAccess IAMUserSSHKeys AWSCloudFormationReadOnlyAccess As well as two custom policies CFMESNS { “Version”: “2012-10-17”, “Statement”: [ { “Effect”: “Allow”, “Action”: [ “sns:*” ], “Resource”: “arn:aws:sns:us-east-1:${AWS-ACCT_ID}:AWSConfig_topic” } ] } CFMESQS { “Version”: “2012-10-17”, “Statement”: [ { “Effect”: “Allow”, “Action”: [ “sqs:*”… Read More »CloudForms AWS IAM policies

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