Auto Deploy

After release of vSphere5 I got very interested in one of its new features called VMware vSphere 5 Auto Deploy. I’ve been playing around with it for some time now and wrote a series of blog posts on it:

vSphere 5 – How to run ESXi stateless with vSphere Auto Deploy
Updating your ESXi host using VMware vSphere 5 Auto deploy
My first Auto Deploy design for real production environment

Auto Deploy GUI – a new VMware Labs fling
vSphere 5 Auto Deploy PXE booting through Cisco ASA firewall
Using Auto Deploy GUI to inject vCloud Director Agent into image
Adding ESXi host with dvSwitch through VMware Auto Deploy fails