How to: VMware VCF NSX backup to external destination

By default, VCF will back up NSX configuration to itself. However, we should point it to an external location. This is a File-Based Backup of SDDC Manager and NSX Manager. When you first log into VCF SDDC manager, you will see an Orange banner with information to reconfigure it to point to an external file …

Harbor registry on VCF 4 with Kubernetes

If you have previously reviewed my other blog post, you’ll notice that we have stood up VMware vCenter 7 with Kubernetes. VSphere 7 with Kubernetes provides first class native workloads in VMware much like VM’s. Now, what do we do? Well, we need to create or source a image from somewhere. Often folks will store …

VMware Cloud Foundation with kubernetes: Consolidated build on VxRail

Example of VMware VCF 4 on VxRail 7. Perform VxRail using internal VCenter server and prepare for CloudBuilder. Deploy Cloudbuilder. Bring up validation. Note: In the Cloudbuilder spreadsheet, select No for AVN network. This means you will need to deploy the Edge Cluster manually after bringup. complete brinup Log into SDDC manager. Also log into …