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Deploy an Application Blueprint – Application Services Series Part 5

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Deploy an Application Blueprint – Application Services Series Part 5 Create an Application Blueprint – Application Services Series Part 4 Create a Logical Template – Application Services Series Part 3 Create a Deployment Environment – Application Services Series Part 2 Create a New Cloud Provider – Application […]


VMware Application Services Linux deployment hangs at agent_bootstrap node setup

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert When deploying an Application Services blueprint, you notice that the workflow does not move past the 2nd step in the provisioning process – agent_bootstrap node setup, however the previous step which renames the virtual machines appears to work fine.  In this scenario you have also successfully installed […]


Ansible Playbooks – A simple example to get started

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert With Ansible installed, and a basic inventory file created we can now move beyond ad-hoc tasks (which by the way is still a great use case for Ansible) and take advantage of Playbooks.  Playbooks are a set of commands organized as required to perform complicated tasks.  Maybe […]


Ansible Inventory Files

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert In my last post on Ansible, the installation documentation walked us through a simple example of how to issue a command on a host by putting 127.0.0.1 in the inventory file.  Now as you know 127.0.0.1 is that server itself;  the real power of an automation tool […]