October 2, 2023

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 knowledge sources that may permit customers to make the most of the Runtime Outlined Entity framework:

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

With the addition of those, Terraform customers will have the ability 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 Varieties and their corresponding situations to have the ability to configure the CSE Server and the TKGm clusters
  • World 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 traditional.

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 must be configured by utilizing static IP swimming pools. Since v3.9.0, they will now allocate IPs mechanically by specifying numerous IPs that may be allotted per subnet, or per any subnet. You may learn extra here.

New NSX-T assets and knowledge 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. It will permit customers to phase their VDC entities, equivalent to VMs, Edge Gateways, Networks, and many others, based mostly on a number of attributes, by creating layer 3 guidelines.

Introducing newest VCD options

Our precious 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 ideas in GitHub Issues and #vcd-terraform-dev Slack channel (vmwarecode.slack.com).