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Deploying OpenShift clusters (IPI) using vRA Code Stream

This walk-through will detail the technical configurations for using vRA Code Stream to deploy Red Hat OpenShift Clusters, register them as Kubernetes endpoints in vRA Cloud Assembly and Code Stream, and finally register the newly created cluster in Tanzu Mission Control. The deployment uses the Installer Provisioned Infrastructure method for deploying OpenShift to vSphere. Which … Continue reading Deploying OpenShift clusters (IPI) using vRA Code Stream

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Passing JSON into vRA Code Stream CI Task – MalformedJsonException

The Issue Whilst working with a vRA Code Stream CI Task, I needed to build a YAML file in my container, which I would use to provide the values to my CLI Tool I was running. Within this YAML File, there is a section of JSON input (yep I know, it’s a Red Hat thing!!!). … Continue reading Passing JSON into vRA Code Stream CI Task – MalformedJsonException

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Walk through – Using vRA to deploy vSphere with Tanzu Namespaces & Guest Clusters

This walk through will detail the technical configurations for using vRA Code Stream to deploy vSphere with Tanzu supervisor namespaces and guest clusters. Requirement For a recent customer proof-of-concept, we wanted to show the full automation capabilities and combine this with the consumption of vSphere with Tanzu. The end goal was to use Cloud Assembly … Continue reading Walk through – Using vRA to deploy vSphere with Tanzu Namespaces & Guest Clusters

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Using vRA to deploy Azure AKS Clusters and register with Tanzu Mission Control

This walk-through will detail the technical configurations for using vRA Code Stream to deploy AWS EKS Clusters, register them as Kubernetes endpoints in vRA Cloud Assembly and Code Stream, and finally register the newly created cluster in Tanzu Mission Control. This post mirrors my original blog post on using vRA to deploy AWS EKS clusters. … Continue reading Using vRA to deploy Azure AKS Clusters and register with Tanzu Mission Control

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vRA Code Stream – Preserving files and artifacts created in a CI Task

Whilst creating a pipeline and using CI Tasks to run some CLI tools, I needed to save the outputted files from the container used for the CI Task so I could use them once the pipeline is completed. Code Stream has a feature for CI Tasks called “Preserve Artifacts” to enable this, where by files … Continue reading vRA Code Stream – Preserving files and artifacts created in a CI Task