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CloudForms in AWS part 4

To round this up here a recording of smartstate in AWS with auto-remediation of a vulnerability (java) via policy and ansible inside.      

OpenShift on RHV Automated, Secure and Transparent

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Red Hat Virtualization and the OpenShift Container Platform go far back. Both products are very well integrated and share security features like svirt and cgroups which are a core security component of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Svirt allows you to run your virtual instances as well as containers in full tenant isolation mode whereas cgroups… Read More »OpenShift on RHV Automated, Secure and Transparent

awx ansible on rhel

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As you probably read we did opensource ansible tower https://github.com/ansible/awx . This was a big and necessary step to follow the red hat way of being truly opensource. Thanks to Jeff Geerling we also have a role https://galaxy.ansible.com/geerlingguy/awx/ to install awx. To install AWX on RHEL (remember this is not supported by GSS) you need to… Read More »awx ansible on rhel

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 »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 »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:

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

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