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magneet_nl  2019-07-20 13:27:55 CDT
Renamed to a j2 file to fill it from the variables I believe. Just started there and I am an Ansible n00b
magneet_nl  2019-07-20 13:25:51 CDT
That's what they do, use the default templates and fill in the details
stvkpln  2019-07-20 13:20:00 CDT
I wouldn’t necessarily dynamically generate the json; I’d grab the appropriate template and fill in the details. The lack of consistent between releases makes it less than ideal, but it’s workable.
fdo  2019-07-20 13:06:51 CDT
Currently I am building everything from scratch behind Flask framework.. only reason I am doing this is because it gives me a simple UI plus Rest API to feed the parameters... Still trying to figure how out kick off long running jobs and monitor job status..
fdo  2019-07-20 13:02:40 CDT
Thanks Mag.. I thought Ansible could be the popular method.. Dynamically generating the Json might be lil more work... I will dig a bit further see what other ppl are using...
magneet_nl  2019-07-20 09:08:40 CDT
not 100% sure though, they might have changed to use the ansible role for it
magneet_nl  2019-07-20 09:02:13 CDT
My customer is doing it using ansible but that's essentially just calling the default Linux method I believe. The json just gets filled with variables from ansible
fng  2019-07-20 08:54:30 CDT
Hi all,, Seeking advice..I am trying to develop a script/tool to deploy vCenter 6.5/6.7. Tested all different method: vcsa-deploy.exe, Powercli import-vApp (Williams Lams nested lab deployment script), OVFTool, etc. They all get the job done when manually executed. This vCenter Deployment script will be one of the task what will be executed remotely from another tool. Will need to be able to check on the status, success, failure. Ideally want this to run off a Linux VM, open to any ideas. What I have: a Python script to launch the vcsa-deploy and the PowerShell Script from WilliamLam.. Issue:: They both work when executed manually.. when is part of another process.. I haven't been able to track the status. I have access to Jenkin and Ansible, they are great but got their pros and cons. Just need to see what are other doing out there before investing all my time on this.
fdo  2019-07-20 08:25:58 CDT
Thanks ruddy we figured out... one of the AD server was replaced and and misconfigured. It was also configured as primary identity source in vcenter. Which explain why auth will happen against primary, 60sec later it will try the secondary...
kubramehnaz.mi  2019-07-20 00:00:35 CDT
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