April 18, 2024

Terraform VMware Cloud Director Supplier v3.9.0 is accessible now, introducing new options and enhancements.

Introducing help for Container Service Extension (CSE) v4.0

This new model of the supplier incorporates a number of assets and information sources that can permit customers to make the most of the Runtime Outlined Entity framework:

  • rde_interface useful resource and information supply, which permits suppliers to handle and fetch Runtime Outlined Entity Interfaces
  • rde_type useful resource and information supply, which permits suppliers to handle and fetch Runtime Outlined Entity Sorts
  • rde useful resource and information supply, which permits suppliers and tenants to handle and fetch Runtime Outlined Entities

With the addition of those, Terraform customers will be capable to set up the Container Service Extension v4.0 in VCD 10.4+ by following a new guide complemented with some examples that may be personalized and utilized, or just used as a place to begin.

The proposed examples construct the required components for CSE v4.0 to work:

  • Organizations, VDCs and a primary networking setup with ALB, that customers can improve
  • Runtime Outlined Entity Sorts and their corresponding situations to have the ability to configure the CSE Server and the TKGm clusters
  • International roles, roles, rights bundles and customers
  • VM Sizing Insurance policies required by the TKGm clusters
  • Catalogs and OVAs
  • Deploys the CSE Server vApp

As soon as put in, tenant customers can provision and handle Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Multi-cloud (TKGm) clusters utilizing the UI as common.

Extending NSX-T capabilities

With this launch, the options associated to NSX-T continue to grow:

NSX-T Edge Gateway computerized IP Allocation administration

Earlier than this function was launched, NSX-T Edge Gateways would should be configured by utilizing static IP swimming pools. Since v3.9.0, they will now allocate IPs robotically by specifying various IPs that may be allotted per subnet, or per any subnet. You’ll be able to learn extra here.

New NSX-T assets and information sources

NSX-T enhancements

New NSX-V options

For these utilizing NSX-V of their VMware Cloud Director home equipment, this new model of the supplier provides help for Distributed Firewall in NSX-V VDCs. This may permit customers to phase their VDC entities, akin to VMs, Edge Gateways, Networks, and so forth, based mostly on a number of attributes, by creating layer 3 guidelines.

Introducing newest VCD options

Our beneficial group has additionally helped us to introduce a number of cool options into this launch:

And, as at all times, we’re awaiting your suggestions and recommendations in GitHub Issues and #vcd-terraform-dev Slack channel (vmwarecode.slack.com).