Getting started with Concourse for VMware Tanzu on PhotonOS

Last week VMware announced a huge set of product releases, focusing on VMware Tanzu, vSphere 7.0 with Kubernetes inside, and VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0 A large part of the Tanzu product offering involves products and services that came with the acquisition of Pivotal. One of the Tools that VMware has inherited from the Pivotal ecosystem,
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Adding Active Directory Integration to #vRealize Lifecycle Manager 2.0 #vExpert #vRSLCM #vLCM

—————————————————————————————————————- Update March 2018: I added an additional blogpost with some more vIDM related troubleshooting, when rolling out from Lifecycle Manager https://thefluffyadmin.net/?p=1295 —————————————————————————————————————- VMware products always contain a local account directory of some kind.  vSphere for example has its local SSO (these days hosted by the Platform Services Controller component), and every appliance has a
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Metro-Cluster SDRS datastore tagging and the EnforceStorageProfiles advanced setting

When doing vSphere Metro Storage Cluster, on the shared storage layer, you often have a ‘fallback’ side. The LUN that will become authoritative for reading and writing in case of a site failure, or a split brain. This makes VM storage placement on the correct Datastores rather important from an availability perspective. Up till now,
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