Brandon Lee - Organizations worldwide are in the middle of a paradigm shift in provisioning, managing, monitoring, and configuring their infrastructure. The cloud revolution has prompted a change in the way businesses think about infrastructure ...
vSphere Event-Driven Automation using Tanzu Application Platform (TAP) on Tanzu Community Edition
William Lam - One of the core components of TAP is the Cloud Native Runtime (CNR), which is VMware's commercial offering of the popular open source project Knative. The VMware Event Broker Appliance (VEBA) project also makes use of Knative as our backend to provide customers with an event-driven automation solution.
vSphere Event-Driven Automation using VMware Event Router on VMware Cloud on AWS with Knative or AWS EventBridge
William Lam - I wanted to spend some time covering the native Kubernetes deployment model, as it there are actually a couple of options and most recently, this came up in a customer discussions as they were interested in forwarding vSphere Events from VEBA to AWS EventBridge.
How to modernize your vSphere Alarm actions using the VMware Event Broker Appliance (VEBA)?
William Lam - The benefits of VEBA can extend beyond just vSphere Events and can also be used with both new and existing vSphere Alarms. In fact, vSphere Alarms is just another a type of vSphere Event, which then makes it super easy to work with if you are already familiar with VEBA.
VMware Event Broker Appliance – Part VIII – Building a New PowerCLI Function – Preparation
Patrick Kremer - A Knative PowerCLI function template was committed to the repo in February 2022, and was released in 0.7.2. This template makes it easy to build a brand new function complete with a full set of documentation. This post walks through the process of using the template to build the kn-pcli-pg-check function, which was published in March 2022.
Custom webhook function to publish events into VMware Event Broker Appliance (VEBA)
William Lam - In my previous article, I demonstrated how you can leverage the upcoming v0.7 release of the VMware Event Broker Appliance (VEBA) to publish and consume custom events to easily extend your event-driven automation to other event sources. Once you have setup a wildcard DNS for your VEBA deployment, you can refer to this sample PowerShell function which demonstrates how to create and test a custom webhook function.
Managing VM snapshot retention policies using the VMware Event Broker Appliance (VEBA)
William Lam - Imagine if you could implement a snapshot retention policy for your VM(s) based on the size of a given snapshot or maybe the number of days the snapshot has existed? I realized we can easily do so with a bit of event-driven automation using our VMware Event Broker Appliance (VEBA) solution to run scheduled job for managing snapshot policies for a set of VM(s)
Bursting to the Cloud with VEBA, AWS Lambda & VMC on AWS
Nico Vibert - We need an engine to trigger an action based on an event. For VMware events, the best way to do that would be to leverage the VMware Event Broker Appliance (VEBA). I will leverage EventBridge as it integrates easily with AWS Lambda...
Using the VEBA to Automatically Expand a Pure Storage FlashArray Datastore
David Stamen - ...can we automatically expand a datastore when it gets full? The answer is yes! With all of the integrations with automation platformsm, Pure Storage Arrays have many options. This blog will cover how to handle this with the VMware Event Broker Appliance (VEBA)...
VMware Event Broker Appliance - vSphere HA Event Notification Function
Robert Guske - This post is about a great function contribution from a VEBA community member. His function example is about sending an email which notifies a recipient about the affected host(s) and VM(s) after an outage.