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 »CloudForms 4.5 RHV 4.1 Management by Ansible Automation Inside (Part 1 Create Service Dialog)

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

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

OpenShift 3.4 Standalone Registry (Atomic Registry)

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I realized today that the current OpenShift 3.4 documentation around installing the standalone registry is missing an important parameter. Here is the link to the bug openshift_master_default_subdomain missing . Its a small error but has some impact as the route registry-console-default.yourdomain will not be exposed externally. Remember the standalone OpenShift registry is a full OpenShift… Read More »OpenShift 3.4 Standalone Registry (Atomic Registry)

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

Red Hat Summit 2017 S102320: Button Push Deployments With Integrated Red Hat Open Management

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My 2017 redhat summit talk Button Push Deployments With Integrated Red Hat Open Management got accepted. I have the big honor of sharing the talk not just with my last years co presenter Michael Dahlgren but also with Red Hat EMEA’S configuration management extraordinaire Maxim Burgerhout. As we combine our talks you can expect an… Read More »Red Hat Summit 2017 S102320: Button Push Deployments With Integrated Red Hat Open Management