February 3, 2023

Terraform VCD Supplier 3.8.0/3.8.1 is now launched, it helps the most recent VMware Cloud Director (VCD) 10.4.1 launch and comes full of totally different community-requested options and enhancements!

Please discover the important thing highlights beneath. Whereas for a full checklist of options, enhancements and bugfixes please see the CHANGELOG of three.8.0 and three.8.1 releases:
https://github.com/vmware/terraform-provider-vcd/blob/main/CHANGELOG.md

What’s New?

Improved and Prolonged VM Operations

  • Overhauled the VM Create operation, which together with making it and visitor customization extra strong, fixes a problem the place VM was energy cycled a number of occasions through the creation
  • Launched vcd_catalog_vapp_template useful resource and knowledge supply in favor of vcd_catalog_item (we encourage you to make use of this new useful resource because it follows a extra strong Terraform mannequin of referencing by distinctive identifiers)
  • Added new attributes vapp_template_id and boot_image_id to assets vcd_vapp_vm and vcd_vm to make use of distinctive identifiers for referencing vApp Templates and Media Gadgets too
  • Added VM Placement Insurance policies help: vcd_vm_placement_policy useful resource, knowledge sources vcd_vm_placement_policy and vcd_vm_group, and corresponding arguments to vcd_org_vdcvcd_vapp_vm, and vcd_vm assets. v3.8.1 provides the opportunity of fetching VM Placement Insurance policies to tenant customers

Catalog Sharing, Publishing, and Subscription Help

Please see an in depth information about this characteristic: Catalog Subscription and Sharing 

Networking Enhancements

  • Added help for Remoted networks, totally different DHCP modes (‘EDGE’, ‘NETWORK’, ‘RELAY’), and Lease Time to vcd_nsxt_network_dhcp useful resource and knowledge supply
  • Launched a brand new area edge_cluster_id to have the ability to specify NSX-T Edge Cluster for VDC in useful resource and knowledge supply vcd_org_vdc

Miscellaneous Options

  • Added new useful resource and knowledge supply vcd_org_ldap which permits configuring LDAP settings for a company
  • Added new attribute metadata_entry to many assets and knowledge sources, which provides help of Metadata Visibility (Consumer Entry Ranges), all of the out there Metadata Sorts, and Area (together with SYSTEM) in favor of now deprecated metadata
  • Added knowledge supply vcd_provider_vdc that enables fetching current Supplier VDCs
  • Added knowledge supply vcd_task that enables studying a VCD Process
  • Finalized dealing with of assets deleted outdoors of Terraform

As this launch introduces numerous enhancements, it needed to deprecate some gadgets as nicely. Please see the DEPRECATIONS part within the changelog.

Up to date go-vcloud-director Library

As standard with the brand new Terraform VCD Supplier launch, now we have launched a brand new model of the Go library for VCD. If you happen to’re growing on VCD with Go, v2.18.0 is the consumer to use now:

https://github.com/vmware/go-vcloud-director/blob/main/CHANGELOG.md