June 21, 2024

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

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

This new model of the supplier incorporates a number of sources and information sources that may enable 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 Varieties
  • 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 of 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 parts for CSE v4.0 to work:

  • Organizations, VDCs and a fundamental networking setup with ALB, that customers can improve
  • Runtime Outlined Entity Varieties 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 characteristic was launched, NSX-T Edge Gateways would have to be configured through the use of static IP swimming pools. Since v3.9.0, they will now allocate IPs mechanically by specifying a lot of IPs that may be allotted per subnet, or per any subnet. You possibly can learn extra here.

New NSX-T sources 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 assist for Distributed Firewall in NSX-V VDCs. It will enable customers to phase their VDC entities, similar to VMs, Edge Gateways, Networks, and so on, based mostly on a number of attributes, by creating layer 3 guidelines.

Introducing newest VCD options

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

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