All posts tagged in: Automation

Create a RHEL 7 Terraform template for VMware vSphere

Author image Simon Guyennet on Cloud, Automation, Terraform, vSphere, VMware, Red Hat, RHEL

Terraform is an automation tool created by HashiCorp. It focuses on deploying cloud infrastructure in an automatic fashion. It supports many cloud providers, like AWS, DigitalOcean, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack, VMware vSphere, and more. Terraform is developed in GoLang, which makes the installation really easy to perform, and allows for a lot of operating systems to be supported. In this lab, we will see how to create a Red Hat RHEL 7 Terraform template for VMware vSphere. Creating a VMware vSphere virtual machine 1- Create a new virtual machine. 2- Choose a name for your virtual machine template. 3- Select...

Create a CentOS 7 Terraform template for VMware vSphere

Author image Simon Guyennet on Cloud, Automation, Terraform, vSphere, VMware, CentOS

Terraform is an automation tool created by HashiCorp. It focuses on deploying cloud infrastructure in an automatic fashion. It supports a lot of cloud providers like AWS, DigitalOcean, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack, VMware vSphere, and more. Terraform is developed in GoLang, which makes the installation really easy to perform, and allows for a lot of operating systems to be supported. In this lab, we will see how to create a CentOS 7 Terraform template for VMware vSphere. Creating a VMware vSphere virtual machine 1- Create a new virtual machine. 2- Choose a name for your virtual machine template. 3- Select...

Create a Ubuntu 18.04 Terraform template for VMware vSphere

Author image Simon Guyennet on Cloud, Automation, Terraform, vSphere, VMware, Ubuntu

Terraform is an automation tool created by HashiCorp. It focuses on deploying cloud infrastructure in an automatic fashion. It supports a lot of cloud providers like AWS, DigitalOcean, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack, VMware vSphere, and more. Terraform is developed in GoLang, which makes the installation really easy to perform, and allows for a lot of operating systems to be supported. In this lab, we will see how to create a Ubuntu 18.04 Terraform template for VMware vSphere. Create a VMware vSphere virtual machine 1- Create a new virtual machine. 2- Choose a name for your virtual machine template. 3-...

Create a Ubuntu 16.04 Terraform template for VMware vSphere

Author image Simon Guyennet on Cloud, Automation, Terraform, vSphere, VMware, Ubuntu

Terraform is an automation tool created by HashiCorp. It focuses on deploying cloud infrastructure in an automatic fashion. It supports a lot of cloud providers like AWS, DigitalOcean, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack, VMware vSphere, and more. Terraform is developed in GoLang, which makes the installation really easy to perform, and allows for a lot of operating systems to be supported. In this lab, we will see how to create a Ubuntu 16.04 Terraform template for VMware vSphere. Create a VMware vSphere virtual machine 1- Create a new virtual machine. 2- Choose a name for your virtual machine template. 3-...

Install and configure Chef server 12 on Ubuntu 16.04

Author image Simon Guyennet on Cloud, Automation, Chef

Chef is an awesome tool with which you can configure servers in an automatic fashion. It also ensures that the configuration of the servers doesn't change over time. This lab is a quick introduction on how to install Chef and how to use Chef to do a basic automation of a Linux server. Install Chef server Install Ubuntu 16.04 1- Choose the installer language. 2- Launch the installation. 3- Choose the system language. 4- Choose the system location. 5- Configure the keyboard. 6- Configure the network. 7- Configure the username and password. 8- Choose if your user home will...