vCAT is dead, long live the vCAT!

Today, under my sun ombrella while reading my daily feeds, I see that finally my company has released a new versions of vCAT that you can find at the following link: http://blogs.vmware.com/vcat/2015/07/vmware-vcloud-architecture-toolkit-vcat-back.htm An extract from the VMware blog: Which implementation models will be covered? The new vCAT-SP initially focuses on two implementation models: Hybrid Cloud Powered and Infrastructure… Read More »

vCloud Director to vRealize Automation Migration Process

I am working on a mangy project for a customer where he would moves their own workloads from vCloud Director to vRealize Automation. Below I have prepared macro steps for moving from one platform to another. Install vRealize Automation Configure vCloud Director and vSphere as endpoints Create vRA Blueprints that represent the vApp provisioned Optional step: If you want to… Read More »

Restrict the connection permission to vFabric Postgres

Restrict the permission to connect to vFabric PostgreSQL by entering the follow line into /var/vmware/vpostgres/9.2/pgdata/pg_hba.conf: # “local” is for Unix domain socket connections only local   all             all                                     trust # IPv4 local connections: host    all             all             127.0.0.1/32            md5 host    all             all             10.51.29.201/32         md5 host    all             all             10.51.29.202/32         md5 Insert the Ip addresses that are authorized to connect to postgreSQL into the pg_hba.conf file.

How to change vFabric PostgreSQL DB User Password

If you need to change the password on for existent user (in my case vcac user), just follow the steps below. Login into vFabric Postgres as root and then: # su postgres  # /opt/vmware/vpostgres/9.2/bin/psql when you’re in: ALTER USER vcac WITH PASSWORD ‘<newpassword>’; \q To check if the new credentials are valid: Login into vFabric Postgres as root… Read More »