VMware : Using Ansible to update VMware vSphere

In any environment, small or large, it’s always considered best practices to keep a platform up to date especially with all the CVE we have seen recently.

With Update Manager or Lifecycle Manager, ESXi patches shouldn’t be that painful. But planning to patch your environment composed of many hosts, on different vSphere Clusters and vCenters may be a challenge for a sysadmin.

Ansible has by default a lot of VMware modules that can help to automate VMware vSphere tasks and

Veeam : Integration with AWX Part 1

Let’s say you have a private cloud solution in place where users can self-provision VMs and save a lot of time OPEX time and cost. But what about the data protection ? You’re still likely using a manual process by which users request data protection for those self-provisioned VMs.

If you choose the right platform, you might have the ability to automate your IT operations and grow your ITaaS portfolio! The only limit is your own business requirements !

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