Deploying containers with vRealize Automation 7.2 – Part 1: Containers

20161114-1This week I have been designing a vRealize Automation 7.2 solution for a customer. One of the things that came out of the solution requirements workshop was the ability for vRA to deploy and potentially manage containers. Whilst I knew it was possible, it encouraged me to look deeper at the technology. Thankfully it wasn’t long before a use case emerged. Continue reading

Creating OpenSSL certificates for RADIUS using VMware AppCatalyst & Docker

20150701 - VMware PhotonWhilst on the road the other day a client contacted me saying they needed help creating some SSL certificates for a wi-fi/RADIUS proof of concept.  They had all the hardware and configuration sorted, but to use EAP-TLS they effectively needed my help to spin up a Certificate Authority.

Oh, and they need it in an hour. Continue reading