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Name: Jack McLeod
Date registered: December 7, 2012
URL: http://www.mccloudoncloud.com

Latest posts

  1. NetApp Dynamic Storage Types Package — June 4, 2015
  2. NetApp OnCommand Workflow Automation and VMware vRealize Orchestration Workflow Sample Pack — June 2, 2015
  3. NetApp vRealize Integration Package for OnCommand WFA 3.0 — May 18, 2015
  4. Version 2.2 of the OnCommand Workflow Automation package for VMware vCenter Orchestrator Released — July 22, 2014
  5. Two New Co-Branded Technical Reports — June 17, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware – Part 1: Setup WFA — 5 comments
  2. Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware – Part 2: Setup vCO to Call WFA Workflows — 4 comments
  3. Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware – Overview: vCAC 6, vCO, and NetApp WFA — 4 comments
  4. So, You’ve Lost Your Password for your ESXi Host…. Now what? — 3 comments
  5. NetApp and vCloud Integrations — 2 comments

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Jun 04

NetApp Dynamic Storage Types Package

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I am pleased to announce the NetApp Dynamic Storage Types Package. The NetApp Dynamic Storage Types Package will allow setting NetApp storage as an output for vRealize Orchestration (vRO) workflows and in turn as an output for vRealize Automation life cycle management.  This is done by taking advantage of the native dynamic plugin capability in vRO 5.5.2 …

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Jun 02

NetApp OnCommand Workflow Automation and VMware vRealize Orchestration Workflow Sample Pack

We are pleased to announce the NetApp OnCommand WFA and VMware vRealize Orchestrator workflows sample pack. This sample workflow pack has multiple workflows that allow for storage automation from VMware vRealize Orchestration to NetApp OnCommand Workflow Automation over the REST interface created using the NetApp vRealize Integration Package for OnCommand WFA 3.0 package previously published.  This …

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May 18

NetApp vRealize Integration Package for OnCommand WFA 3.0

We at NetApp have just released the third version of the NetApp vRealize Integration Package for OnCommand WFA 3.0. This package integrates NetApp OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) with VMware’s vRealize Automation (vRA) (formerly vCloud Automation Center). The package is installed in vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) (formerly vCenter Orchestrator or vCO) and then setup to communicate over a …

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Jul 22

Version 2.2 of the OnCommand Workflow Automation package for VMware vCenter Orchestrator Released

NetApp has just released version 2.2 of the WFA package for VMware vCO.  The primary improvement of this package is that it now allows the use of WFA 2.2 natively. This was done by adding a job status of “PLANNING”, which is a new job status in WFA 2.2  The package also now supports VMware’s …

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Jun 17

Two New Co-Branded Technical Reports

I’m pleased to announce two new jointly branded NetApp and VMware technical reports:  TR-4308: Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware and TR-4306: Building Automation and Orchestration for Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware. TR-4308 describes the joint NetApp and VMware solution to implement a software-defined storage environment.  This environment is a critical component toward achieving …

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May 15

Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware – Part 4: Advanced Workflow Design with Wrapper Workflows in vCO and WFA

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Its taken me a while to get this post out. I have been swamped with multiple projects in the realm of automation and orchestration for Software-Defined Storage. With that said, lets get into how to create wrapped vCO workflows to call OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) workflows. First, we should have a discussion on workflows by …

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