Common day-two activities with VAC
With the details covered in the previous section of the chapter, we now have an OSS tool catalog request placed on the VAC portal and a Kubeapps instance running in the Kubernetes cluster. Let’s now review some of the key day-two activities that can be performed by the catalog administrator to ensure security and compliance of the OSS tool usage, and by the catalog consumers to unleash productivity and flexibility to quickly deploy and use these OSS tools in different ways that are part of the VAC catalog.
Inspecting catalog deliverables
Once our catalog request is submitted to Vmware using the VAC portal, as we covered in the previous section, we can check the status of our catalog deliverables using the VAC portal as shown in the following figure under the My Requests tab:
Figure 4.14 – Checking VAC request status
When we have our catalog request completed, we start seeing our delivered artifacts...