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vBrownBag US - What's New in vSphere 6 Automation

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In this presentation I outline some of the key feature and capability changes in the automation applications in the vSphere suite. I outline the changes found in vMA, vCLI, vRealize Orchestrator, and PowerCLI.

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vBrownBag US - What's New in vSphere 6 Automation

  1. 1. #vBrownBag USWhat’s New in vSphere 6 Automation Technologies #vBrownBag Josh Atwell(@Josh_Atwell) Presented by ProfessionalVMware.com
  2. 2. Josh.Atwell@SolidFire.com @josh_atwell #vBrownBag
  3. 3. Content Source • Mastering vSphere 6 – Nick Marshall – Grant Orchard – Josh Atwell http://amzn.com/1118925157 One free copy tonight  #vBrownBag
  4. 4. Technologies Updated • PowerCLI • vRealize Orchestrator (formerly vCenter Orchestrator) • vMA / vCLI #vBrownBag
  5. 5. vMA / vCLI Updates • New vifp listservers commands • More securities in vMA ------------------------------- • New commands (vvols and nfs41) • New requirement to point to a Platform Services Controller that includes SSO. #vBrownBag
  6. 6. vRealize Orchestrator Updates • New Name – Same Product • No longer in vCenter install • Dynamic Types • Switch Case for branching based on conditions. • Global Error Handling • REST API #vBrownBag
  7. 7. vRealize Orchestrator • No longer installed by default. • Windows installer being deprecated. • Exists. Get your appliance on. #vBrownBag
  8. 8. Dynamic Types • Faster integration with API driven targets such as applications and infrastructure. • Not much out there on this yet. #vBrownBag
  9. 9. Switch Case • Allows developers to run different code depending on the conditions in the workflow. Image credits: http://automate-it.today/vrealize-orchestrator-6-new-features/ #vBrownBag
  10. 10. PowerCLI Updates • VSAN • IO Filters (VAIO) • vCloud Air • Platform Services Controller • Get-DRMInfo (Distributed Resource Manager • 498 cmdlets • Modules!? • VVOLs? #vBrownBag
  11. 11. I Haz None • I haz no VSAN • I haz no vCloud Air subscription – I haz On Demand but cmdlets not supported yet. #vBrownBag
  12. 12. No Fear! - VSAN Cluster cmdlets now include VSAN related parameters. #vBrownBag
  13. 13. No Fear! - vCloud Air Connect to vCloud Network and find available compute resources! It’s a locator. - Only works with subscription = Not On Demand accounts = #SadPanda #vBrownBag
  14. 14. No Fear! - vCloud Air vCloud Air uses vCloud Director….and the same cmdlets! BOOM! All vCloud Director end-points are supported. Module includes both administrator and tenant cmdlets #vBrownBag
  15. 15. IO Filters - VAIO • Partner capability to put tech directly into the IO stream. O_o • Waiting for partners to get solutions certified. #vBrownBag
  16. 16. IO Filters - VAIO #vBrownBag
  17. 17. PowerCLI 5.8 7 Snapins 0 Modules #vBrownBag #vBrownBag
  18. 18. PowerCLI 6.0 4 Snap-ins 7 Modules New items are modules. Core is still snap-in More flexible. Easier to load into the environment/script. http://blogs.vmware.com/PowerCLI/2015/03/powercli-6-0-introducing-powercli-modules.html#vBrownBag #vBrownBag
  19. 19. Any Questions? Without Automation With Automation #vBrownBag

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