AuthorOlivier Bootsma

Olivier is an automation consultant at ITQ since 2015. Before he worked for Atos on the automation of the Canopy Cloud solutions. Olivier touched VMware products for the first time in 2011 and has been a fan ever since. Today his expertise is mainly focused on automation with VMware products and designing and implementing the logic that the business requires.

Automated directory synchronization of the vRA Identity Manager

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Disclaimer: The API documentation has not yet been released, therefor I would like to notice that this is currently an unsupported method of triggering a directory sync. During a recent project the customer requested the functionality to create a new business group with just one click. This should be a function to onboard new teams into the vRA environment, including the creation of Reservations...

vRO Code – Finding VirtualMachines by Custom property

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For the current project I’m involved in, I was asked to deliver a list of vRA deployed machines that have a Production status. At first I have been writing a short piece of code that obtained all vRA managed machines and for each machine gathered the customer properties. Creating this workflow actually took less time than the execution itself as the environment has about 4200 managed...

Orchestration and your configuration data

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As this is my first blog post at automate-it.today I would like to start off with something less-technical and have a monologue about the Orchestration and your configuration data. This first post will be the first in a series of four; the following post will be more technical and describing the possibilities, technical implementation and their pro’s and con’s. First off, what is...

About the author

Olivier Bootsma
Olivier is an automation consultant at ITQ since 2015. Before he worked for Atos on the automation of the Canopy Cloud solutions. Olivier touched VMware products for the first time in 2011 and has been a fan ever since. Today his expertise is mainly focused on automation with VMware products and designing and implementing the logic that the business requires.