Workaround to deploy vSphere Integrated Containers 1.1 OVA using PowerCLI (SHA256 not supported)

Last week I had noticed several folks were having issues deploying the latest vSphere Integrated Containers (vIC) 1.1 OVA using PowerCLI. The following error message was observed when using the Get-OvfConfiguration cmdlet which is needed before importing an OVF/OVA: PowerCLI doesn’t support SHA256 hash codes in OVF manifest As you probably have guessed, the issue […]

Test driving ContainerX on VMware vSphere

Over the weekend I was catching up on some of my internet readings, one of which is Timo Sugliani’s excellent weekly Tech Links (highly recommend a follow). In one of his non-VMware related links (which funny enough is related to VMware), I noticed that the recent Container startup ContainerX has just made available a free version of their software for non-production use. […]