Author: Henk Engelsman

VIDM 3.3.5 to 3.3.6 Upgrade Error – Fix the missing OVF Properties with PowerCLi.

After the release of vRealize Automation 8.6.2 and deploying this in greenfield, I also wanted to upgrade my “production” environment. Before you can upgrade to vRA 8.6.2, you have to upgrade vRSLCM to version 8.6.2 and VIDM to version 3.3.6. Both vRSLCM and VIDM contain log4j version 2.17 to mitigate against [VMSA-2021-0028] for CVE-2021-44228, CVE-2021-45046. The vRSLCM upgrade passed flawless,...

Password management in VCF with Powershell and PowerVCF

SDDC Manager is the core component of VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) to manage full life cycle management tasks such as deployment, configuration, patching and upgrades. SDDC Manager can even be used to update and (automatically) rotate the passwords of all components. This feature called is Password management and can be found under Administration, Security. With Password Management it is possible...