June 5, 2019 Vignesh Sathiyanantham

Ansible is the glue for VMware and DevOps, Many DevOps engineers use vRealize Automation to automate the Provisioning of VMs but there are a lot of chances that VMware isn’t the only infrastructure tool your company uses. Ansible helps you to do provisioning on multiple clouds, in this blog I try to explain the creation of Virtual Machine from a template on VMware vCenter Ansible provides various modules to manage the VMware Infrastructure, which included datacenter, cluster, host system and virtual machine. As a pre-requisite we need to install pyVmomi, the VMware modules are written over the top of VMware…

January 2, 2019 Vignesh Sathiyanantham

Deploying a virtual machine from a template is an easy task but cloning a virtual machine will maintain its computer name, serial number and the license information and deploying multiple Virtual machines for dev test is also a painful job We can achieve it more easily using vSphere powercli, modify the below script according to your lab details and run it Change the vCenter HostCredentials ( username and password )Number of VM to deployFrom which template you want to create a cloneOS Custom specificationTo which datastore you want to clone the virtual machinesTo which ESXi node you want to attach…