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

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

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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 »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

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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 »CloudForms Hybrid Cloud Sessions at Red Hat Summit SF 2016

Build a RHEL Cloud Image for GCE

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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 »Build a RHEL Cloud Image for GCE

A Recipe to Build a Successful Cloud Environment: Stop Thinking Legacy, Think Cloud!

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The awesome Narendra Narang and myself got invited to speak as alternate speakers at OpenStack Summit in Austin 2016. Unfortunately nobody backed out and we were not able to present our talk about building a successful cloud environment. Attached find our presentation. The presentation will walk you through the journey of what you will have… Read More »A Recipe to Build a Successful Cloud Environment: Stop Thinking Legacy, Think Cloud!