Large Scale Image Pipeline – Part 3 – Query Artifactory via PowerShell

For the next part of this Image Pipeline project, I needed to search Artifactory for all OS Image artifacts within a repo that have a specific property key, filter for the newest artifact with the same key value, download the items, and then upload OVA's to vCenter. When working on large automation projects, there's always... Continue Reading →

Large Scale Image Pipeline – Part 2 – Image Build Process

In the past couple of posts I've outlined our environment and our goals/requirements for an on-premises Image Pipeline process. I then went through setting up vSphere JSON Persistent Content Libraries to a single datastore for faster item sharing across multiple vCenter servers. In this post, I'll go over the Image Build process itself. I'm not... Continue Reading →

Large Scale Image Pipeline – Overview

I've been working on multiple projects over the past couple years and most of them need to consume images of some flavor across multiple data centers (we have 10 in our metro with multiple network spaces). One team was managing vCenter templates (in case automation platform failed or a custom deployment needed) while an automation... Continue Reading →

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