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Important Security Update for Container Service Extension

An important new version of Container Service Extension (CSE) is now available, version 1.2.7, that includes a critical fix for a security issue in the runc component of Docker. You can read more details about the security issue in the Security Advisory: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0001.html Upgrading CSE with New Security Fix For upgrading follow the procedure documented in

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New Role-Based Access Control for Container Service Extension (CSE)

Container Service Extension (CSE) version 1.2.6 introduced a key enhancement, role-based access control (RBAC). The new feature gives service providers the ability to monetize Kubernetes service offerings by selectively enabling tenant access to CSE. A tenant admin can then use the role-based access control to assign Kubernetes operator roles within their organization. Role-based access control

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VMware vCloud Director 9.5 – The New Features in Detail

VMware vCloud Director allows seamless provisioning and consumption of VMware vSphere resources in a cloud model. With the recently released version, vCloud Director 9.5 provides a lot of enhancements and new features in networking, user experience, operations and automation areas. In this article, we will have a closer look at these improvements.   HTML5 Tenant

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VMware vCloud Director 9.5 – The New Features in Detail

VMware vCloud Director allows seamless provisioning and consumption of VMware vSphere resources in a cloud model. With the recently released version, vCloud Director 9.5 provides a lot of enhancements and new features in networking, user experience, operations and automation areas. In this article, we will have a closer look at these improvements.   HTML5 Tenant

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How to start vRealize Orchestrator Workflows from vCloud Director – Part II

vRealize Orchestrator is an important automation component in every vCloud Director environment. The first article of the series showed the different scenarios in which Orchestrator workflow can be used to extend vCloud Director processes: https://blogs.vmware.com/vcloud/2018/07/extend-and-automate-vcloud-director-using-vrealize-orchestrator.html This article explains in detail how workflows can be started by cloud users, operators or automatically in a vCloud Director context.

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Extend and Automate vCloud Director using vRealize Orchestrator

VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) is a powerful workflow engine that can be used in versatile ways to automate tasks and complex processes. Its open APIs and plugins for many protocols and systems also make it a flexible integration tool. vCloud Director (vCD) provides different APIs and mechanisms that can be used to extend the service

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Ansible Modules for vCloud Director Released

Ansible Modules for vCloud Director are now available on GitHub. VMware vCloud Director provides different ways to configure and consume services offered by a cloud provider. While the web-based user interface and the available command line interface are targeted for human usage, there is a rising demand of automating such tasks. The REST API of

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