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VMware PowerBlock | August 2022

VMware PowerBlock | August 2022 The August PowerBlock is absolutely going to be a well attended event. We are gong to have an all-star lineup, of highly qualified automation engineers, including Ariel Sanchez, Tom Gillaspy, Chris McClanahan, Dale Hassinger and our powerblock discussing a variety of topics.

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VMware vRealize SaltStack Config API

Using SaltStack Config api for Automation from vRA Catalog or cmd A personal goal of mine for 2022 was to start doing more with Python when working with VMware SaltStack Config.

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VMware vRealize SaltStack Config as a Windows Server Admin - Part 9

Part 9: Using salt-api with PowerShell for Windows Server Automation This post is to show how to use PowerShell to make RESTful API calls to SaltStack Config.

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VMware vRealize SaltStack Config cheat sheet for a Windows Server Admin

Salt functions that I find myself using the most. I have been using VMware vRealize SaltStack Config for several months and I thought I would share and create my own cheat sheet to show which functions I use the most as a Windows Server admin and how to format the syntax.

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VMware vRealize SaltStack Config as a Windows Server Admin - Part 8

Part 8: Pouring the salt grains My previous posts about grain data were to show how to add minion grain data during the creation of a new server with vRA using PowerShell.

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VMware vRealize SaltStack Config as a Windows Server Admin - Part 7

Part 7: Windows Server Features|Roles and Installed Software as grain data The more I use VMware vRealize SaltStack Config as a Windows Server Admin the more I see the importance of having grain information added to the minion to be able to target servers many different ways.

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