Setting Up Federated Identity Management for VMC on AWS – Authentication with PingOne

The Federated Identity feature of VMware Cloud on AWS can be integrated with all 3rd party IdPs who support SAML version 2.0. In this integration model, the customer dedicated vIDM tenant will work as SAML Service Provider. If the 3rd party IdP is set up to perform multi-factor authentication (MFA), the customer will be prompted …

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Zero Code NSX Advanced LB Automation with Terraform

VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer (Avi Networks) provides multi-cloud load balancing, web application firewall, application analytics and container ingress services across on-premises data centers and any cloud. Terraform is a widely adopted Infrastructure as Code tool that allows you to define your infrastructure using a simple, declarative programming language, and deploy and manage infrastructure across …

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Setting Up Federated Identity Management for VMC on AWS – Authentication with Azure AD

The Federated Identity feature of VMware Cloud on AWS can be integrated with Microsoft Azure AD as well. In this integration model, the customer dedicated vIDM tenant will work as the SAML Service Provider and the Azure AD will work as the IdP. Disclaimer: The Azure AD settings in this blog are to demo the …

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Setting Up Federated Identity Management for VMC on AWS – Authentication with ADFS

The Federated Identity feature of VMware Cloud on AWS can be integrated with Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS). In this integration model, the customer dedicated vIDM tenant will work as the SAML Service Provider and the ADFS will work as the IdP. Disclaimer: The ADFS settings in this blog are to demo the integration …

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Automate Avi LB Service with Ansible

Avi Networks load balancing platform offers fantastic automation capabilities, which allow us to automate the load balancing service via some popular Infrastructure as Code tools like Ansible and Terraform. Today, I will demonstrate the Day 1 automation using Ansible (version 2.8.5) in this blog. [root@code1 ~]# ansible --version ansible 2.8.5 config file = /etc/ansible/ansible.cfg configured …

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Build Load Balancing Service in VMC on AWS with Avi Load Balancer – Part4

This blog is Part 4 of this series. If you have not gone through the Part1, Part2 and Part3, please go and check them out now. In Part3, we set up an active-active global load balancing service for our testing application (https://www.sddc.vmconaws.link). Some applications require stickiness between a client and a server. That is to say, …

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Build Load Balancing Service in VMC on AWS with Avi Load Balancer – Part3

This blog is Part 3 of this series. If you have not gone through  Part1 and Part2, please go and check them out now. In Part 1 and Part 2, we deployed the Avi Load Balancers and completed the local load balancing setup in VMC SDDC01. To achieve high availability across different SDDCs, global load …

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Build Load Balancing Service in VMC on AWS with Avi Load Balancer – Part2

This blog is Part 2 of this series. If you have not gone through the Part1, please go and check it out now. In Part 2, we will demo how to set up a local load balancing virtual service for a web-based application on our deployed Avi load balancer. The IP Address allocation and network …

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Build Load Balancing Service in VMC on AWS with Avi Load Balancer – Part1

When we design a highly available (HA) infrastructure for a mission-critical application, local load balancing and global load balancing are always the essential components of the solution. This series of blogs will demonstrate how to build an enterprise-level local load balancing and global load balancing service in VMC on AWS SDDC with Avi Networks load balancer. …

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