VMware Event Broker Appliance : VEBA

The VMware Event Broker Appliance Fling enables customers to unlock the hidden potential of events in their SDDC to easily create event-driven automation. The VMware Event Broker Appliance includes support for vCenter Server and VMware Horizon events as well as any valid CloudEvent through the native webhook event provider. Easily triggering custom or prebuilt actions to deliver powerful integrations within your datacenter across public cloud has never been more easier before. A detailed list of use cases and possibilities with VMware Event Broker Appliance.

Use Cases

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Import and validate SSL certificates – VMware Horizon 8 2212

With the new certificate management feature, admins can import CA-signed certificates, generate certificate signing requests (CSRs), and monitor the health of the connection server certificate right from the Horizon console. We strongly recommend using CA-signed certificates in place of default self-signed certificates in Horizon. Now admins with certificate management privileges can validate and directly import certificates (in PFX or PEM format) into the certificate store on the connection server.

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IP Name Space : VMware Cloud Director 10.4.1

IP Name Space

In VMware Cloud Director 10.4.1, VMware has introduced an improved IP Address Management service in the form of IP Name Spaces. IP Name Spaces is a new construct intended to provide a structured approach to allocating Public and Private IP addresses across Organizations with a specific focus on the Provider T0 Gateway. VMware Cloud Director IP namespace is designed to simplify the allocation and consumption of IP ranges and prefixes by preventing overlapping IP addresses across Organizations or Organization VDCs. Continue reading “IP Name Space : VMware Cloud Director 10.4.1”

Configuring an external firewall to allow ESX/ESXi and vCenter Server Traffic

Last week i was working with a customer, who is planning to add firewall on their external ESXI on which they have public IP.

Their requirement was to have the exact list of ports required for this activity. We have worked and enabled the following:

Mandatory Ports:

  • 22 – SSH (TCP)
  • 53 – DNS (TCP and UDP)
  • 80 – HTTP (TCP/UDP)
  • 902 – vCenter Server / VMware Infrastructure Client – UDP for ESX/ESXi Heartbeat (UDP and TCP)
  • 903 – Remote Access to VM Console (TCP)
  • 443 – Web Access (TCP)

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