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Terraform VMware Cloud Director Supplier 3.9.0

The discharge time for model 3.9.0 of Terraform VMware Cloud Director Supplier is approaching,
and for the primary time, we’re releasing a beta, so customers can strive the brand new options and provides useful suggestions that may enhance the ultimate launch.

What’s a “beta” construct?

A beta construct is a preliminary launch of an meant new versioned software program, which comprises all (or most) of the scheduled options, however has not been exhaustively examined but.
This sort of launch goals to present customers an opportunity to strive new options and provides early suggestions, making the ultimate launch extra sturdy.
Thus, we encourage customers to strive the beta construct and report errors within the code habits or documentation by opening a difficulty and indicating that the report is concerning the beta model.

Learn how to use a beta launch

The beta launch is out there to customers in the identical place the place the common releases are, in order that customers can get it by utilizing terraform init, like all common launch. The primary distinction is that to make use of a beta launch, it’s good to specify the precise model of the supplier, like this one:

Inexact operators like “~>” or “>=” is not going to match the beta releases.

Important options of this beta construct

  • Exterior community and Tier 0 (supplier) gateway administration useful resource vcd_external_network_v2 permits setting DNS fields dns1, dns2 and dns_suffix for NSX-T backed entities in order that it may be inherited by direct Org VDC networks
  • NSX-T Load Balancer configuration useful resource and knowledge supply vcd_nsxt_alb_settings now help IPv6 and clear mode configuration utilizing two new fields is_transparent_mode_enabled and ipv6_service_network_specification
  • Introducing help of the Runtime Outlined Entity (RDE) framework, that permits clients to increase the present capabilities of VCD, with the addition of the next sources and knowledge sources:
    • vcd_rde_interface useful resource to permit customers to create and handle RDE Interfaces, which can be utilized to outline RDE Sorts.
    • vcd_rde_type useful resource to create and handle RDE Sorts, which can be utilized
      to create Runtime Outlined Entities.
    • vcd_rde useful resource to create and handle Runtime Outlined Entities, which can be utilized to increase VCD with new customised options.
    • Knowledge sources to fetch present RDE Interfaces (vcd_rde_interface), RDE Sorts (vcd_rde_type) and Runtime Outlined Entities (vcd_rde).
  • New useful resource vcd_nsxv_distributed_firewall to set and keep visitors guidelines for the entry to a NSX-V VDC entities. Ancillary knowledge sources vcd_nsxv_application_finder,
    vcd_nsxv_application, and vcd_nsxv_application_group facilitate entry and
    utilization to pre-defined functions and utility teams utilized in firewall guidelines.
  • NSX-T Edge Gateway useful resource vcd_nsxt_edgegateway has two new configuration modes for computerized IP allocation administration by utilizing subnet_with_ip_count, subnet_with_total_ip_count and total_allocated_ip_count fields

Important enhancements

  • vApp community administration sources vcd_vapp_network and vcd_vapp_org_network add
    comfort flag reboot_vapp_on_removal. It improves workflows with VCD variations 10.4.1 and above which return an error when eradicating vApp networks from powered on vApps.
  • The error message generated when making an attempt to authenticate a supplier with an invalid password
    has been enhanced to enhance accuracy.
  • Group group administration useful resource vcd_org_group provides help for OAUTH identification supplier kind.
  • The vcd_vapp_network useful resource now features a prefix_length discipline, permitting the creation of IPv6 networks.


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