Cancel or Release a Deployment Run
Cancel a Building Run
Cancelling a Run that is building will:
Stop the Deployment process
Destroy VMs included in the Run
Release CPU, RAM, and storage resources
Delete history of the Deployment Run
To cancel a Run:
First ensure the correct Project is selected on the top-right.
Select the Clou...
Create a Recurring Schedule
You can create a recurring schedule to launch your Deployment automatically at defined intervals. Here are spome example uses for recurring scheduled deployments:
Hourly continuous integration runs
Weekly weekend performance tests
Create a Recurring Schedule...
Creating a Deployment
A DEPLOYMENT consists of:
Elastic Test Asset (optional)
To create a Deployment:
On the main menu, click the Add button next to Deployments, this will open the Deployment Builder
Note: If you don't see the "Add" button, notify your project owner(s) that you ...
Custom Properties are used to provide properties to your asset install scripts that can be used for a variety of use cases:
Dynamically pass a git branch to an asset that clones source code
Set log level for an application
Provide credential information
Some Elastic Test Tools (ETTs) like Nessus...
Deployment Run Credentials
CONS3RT requires that users provide username and password credentials before submitting a Deployment Run (/articles/launching-a-deployment).
How to Set Credentials
After clicking the Launch button, there is a section on the Base Settings page to provide credentials.
Username -- This will be ...
Launching a Deployment
Once you have created your Deployment, there are 3 sections to the launch wizard that you will need to fill out.
Select Cloudspace: It needs to be a cloudspace that you have access to and one that has sufficient resources for your deployment.
Name/Description: The name is required...
Launching a "Quick Build"
You have the option to launch your Run directly from a System or Scenario without building a Deployment. The preferred method is to build out a Deployment (/articles/creating-a-deployment), and Launch your Run from the Deployment.
To launch a "Quick Build", navigate to your System or Scenario, ...
Power management functions are available to the owner of the run or any project member with the "Can manage project trusts and resources" permission set.
You can access power buttons for individual hosts in "Available" Deployment Runs. To access the power buttons:
From the main navigation menu...
Remove a Recurring Schedule
To remove an existing or expired recurring schedule:
From the main navigation menu, select Deployments
Click on the Deployment, or type the ID in the search box at the top right
Click on the Settings tab
Under Recurring Schedules you can see the existing or expired recurring schedules
Click the ...
Updating Elastic Test Tools in your Deployment
Periodically, Elastic Test Tools are upgraded to the latest versions. These Elastic Test Tool updates may contain but are not limited to: security fixes, enhancements, and new tool versions. When this happens, you will need to update your Deployment to get the latest Elastic Test Tool. To upda...
Windows 2016 Servers losing network connectivity
We've seen some intermittent issues with Windows 2016 within vCloud having problem with the Windows network interfaces disconnecting themselves from inside the Windows OS. We've been working with Vmware support and going thru Microsoft KBs trying to find a update/fix for 2016.
Rebooting the VMs...