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vRA Cloud + GCP: Using Security Groups

Let’s explore how you can apply existing Google Cloud Platform (GCP) network tags when deploying machines to a GCP environment with a vRA cloud template. Demo Product Versions vRA Cloud GCP Environment Prerequisites GCP: Active GCP project Service account with appropriate roles for connectivity with vRA cloud vRA Cloud: Basic infrastructure configured for the GCP environment (Cloud Account, Project, Cloud Zone, Flavor Mapping, Image Mapping) Note: If you need help setting up a GCP cloud account, you can use Gary Flynn’s blog as a resource.

On-demand NSX-T Networks with vRA Cloud in VMC on AWS VS. On-Prem vSphere

You can create on-demand NSX-T networks using a vRA Cloud template in a VMC on AWS environment as well as in an on-prem vSphere environment. However, there are some differences between how on-demand NSX-T networks are created in these two environments due to limitations with vRA at the time of writing this post. On-demand Network Types vRA Cloud Assembly has several on-demand network types available depending on the resource you choose.

Creating On-demand Distributed Firewall Rules in VMC on AWS with vRA Cloud

Let’s explore how you can create on-demand distributed firewall rules in a VMC on AWS environment with a vRA Cloud template. Demo Product Versions vRA Cloud VMC on AWS (SDDC version 1.13) Prerequisites VMC on AWS: Active SDDC vRA Cloud: Basic infrastructure configured for the VMC on AWS environment (Cloud Proxy, Cloud Account, Project, Cloud Zone, Flavor Mapping, Image Mapping) Process Overview Create a template that adds a new security group to the deployment.

Using On-demand NSX-T Security Groups in VMC on AWS with vRA Cloud

There are different ways you can create on-demand NSX-T security groups in a VMC on AWS environment with vRA Cloud templates: through a vRA template or through a network profile. Demo Product Versions vRA Cloud VMC on AWS (SDDC version 1.13) Prerequisites VMC on AWS: Active SDDC vRA Cloud: Basic infrastructure configured for the VMC on AWS environment (Cloud Proxy, Cloud Account, Project, Cloud Zone, Flavor Mapping, Image Mapping) Methods Using vRA template Using vRA network profile Demos / Examples Method 1: Using vRA Template In a vRA Cloud template in vRA Cloud Assembly, drag a Cloud Agnostic Security Group resource on the canvas and connect it to the machine you’d like to place in the security group.

Using Existing NSX-T Security Groups in VMC on AWS with vRA Cloud

There are different ways you can consume existing NSX-T security groups in a VMC on AWS environment with vRA Cloud templates: through a vRA template or through a network profile. Demo Product Versions vRA Cloud VMC on AWS (SDDC version 1.13) Prerequisites VMC on AWS: Active SDDC vRA Cloud: Basic infrastructure configured for the VMC on AWS environment (Cloud Proxy, Cloud Account, Project, Cloud Zone, Flavor Mapping, Image Mapping) Methods Using vRA template Using vRA network profile Demos / Examples Method 1: Using vRA Template Under “Compute Groups” in the VMC on AWS UI, create a security group.

VCP-CMA 2020 (2V0-31.20) Exam Study Guide - Section 7 (Objectives 7.17-7.21)

This study guide aligns with the exam blueprint for the Professional VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 exam (2V0-31.20), which leads to the VMware Certified Professional - Cloud Management and Automation 2020 certification. The exam is 135 minutes with 70 questions. This study guide has been created to help myself study for the exam, but I hope you find this helpful in your own preparation for the exam. If you want official training to prepare for the exam, please refer to VMware Learning.

VCP-CMA 2020 (2V0-31.20) Exam Study Guide - Section 7 (Objectives 7.15-7.16)

This study guide aligns with the exam blueprint for the Professional VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 exam (2V0-31.20), which leads to the VMware Certified Professional - Cloud Management and Automation 2020 certification. The exam is 135 minutes with 70 questions. This study guide has been created to help myself study for the exam, but I hope you find this helpful in your own preparation for the exam. If you want official training to prepare for the exam, please refer to VMware Learning.

VCP-CMA 2020 (2V0-31.20) Exam Study Guide - Section 7 (Objectives 7.8-7.14)

This study guide aligns with the exam blueprint for the Professional VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 exam (2V0-31.20), which leads to the VMware Certified Professional - Cloud Management and Automation 2020 certification. The exam is 135 minutes with 70 questions. This study guide has been created to help myself study for the exam, but I hope you find this helpful in your own preparation for the exam. If you want official training to prepare for the exam, please refer to VMware Learning.

VCP-CMA 2020 (2V0-31.20) Exam Study Guide - Section 7 (Objectives 7.1-7.7)

This study guide aligns with the exam blueprint for the Professional VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 exam (2V0-31.20), which leads to the VMware Certified Professional - Cloud Management and Automation 2020 certification. The exam is 135 minutes with 70 questions. This study guide has been created to help myself study for the exam, but I hope you find this helpful in your own preparation for the exam. If you want official training to prepare for the exam, please refer to VMware Learning.

VCP-CMA 2020 (2V0-31.20) Exam Study Guide - Sections 5-6

This study guide aligns with the exam blueprint for the Professional VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 exam (2V0-31.20), which leads to the VMware Certified Professional - Cloud Management and Automation 2020 certification. The exam is 135 minutes with 70 questions. This study guide has been created to help myself study for the exam, but I hope you find this helpful in your own preparation for the exam. If you want official training to prepare for the exam, please refer to VMware Learning.