BT Diamond IP: IPAM vRA Module

VREALIZE AUTOMATION EXTENSIBILITY MODULE

Overview

The SovLabs vRealize Automation IPAM module for BT Diamond IP enables organizations who utilize BT Diamond IPControl for centralized IP address management to now have a fully automated method of obtaining and releasing IP addresses as the cloud environment dynamically scales. IP subnets can now easily be shared between vRA deployments and alongside existing tools and devices without fear of IP conflict.
Compatibility
BT Diamond IPControl 8.0+
VMware vRealize Automation 7.x
VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7.x
EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud (EHC)4.x
ipam

Create flexible IPAM profiles

that include one or more BT Diamond IP endpoints

Quick Start Process

1
Define BT Diamond IP endpoint(s)
2
Define IPAM profile(s)
3
Apply to existing blueprints
4
Provision!

Features

  • Drives IPControl features such as User Defined Fields which can be rendered via the SovLabs Template Engine
  • Supports BIND and Microsoft DNS servers managed via IPControl
  • Reserves unique IP address(es) and assigns to the VM NIC(s) based on IPAM profile(s)
  • Optional feature to skip IP addresses that are marked free within the IPAM system, but found to be in use on the network. Email notifications can also be configured so that admins can stay apprised when these scenarios occur.
  • IPAM profiles include basic IP information such as DNS and WINS configurations
  • IPAM profiles can be pinned to specific NIC numbers
  • IPAM profiles can span multiple networks, each consisting of a network name, subnet CIDR block and gateway address
  • IPAM profile fields can be dynamic, utilizing the SovLabs Template Engine
  • SovLabs Template Engine allows for static text in combination with dynamic content such as vRA custom properties and/or custom logic
  • IPAM configurations are interchangeable between endpoint providers; avoid lock-in by easily adding additional IPAM providers with other IPAM modules from SovLabs
  • BT Diamond IP endpoints can also be used with the SovLabs DNS module for BT Diamond IP
  • SovLabs IPAM configurations may also be used with SovLabs network load balancer modules

SovLabs vRA Integration Pack for
BT Diamond IP

The SovLabs BT Diamond IP: IPAM module can be purchased standalone,
together as the vRA Integration Pack for BT Diamond IP,
or included via the Core Pack or Advanced Bundle