PaaS with vCloud – Part 1 : Install and Configure vCloud Application Director 6.0

In our previous introduction blog post we saw the architecture of the PaaS Solution using vCloud Suite. In this Blog post we will be exploring the pre-requisites required to Install and Configure vCloud Application Director 6.0. Disk Space and Memory Requirements vCloud Application Director requires a minimum of 20GB of disk space, 2GB memory, and 1 vCPU with a speed of 2GHz. Port Requirements You must open certain ports for the vCloud Application Director virtual machine. Licensing Requirements You must type the serial

How to manually delete a Plugin/Extension from vCenter

In this blog post we will see how to manually delete a Plugin/Extension from vCenter. Many a times we will run into issue where there are more than one Orchestrator or vCOPS registered with our vCenter but we are not able to get rid of them. If not got rid of, the previous extensions will hinder the working of present extension which will cause a lot of trouble. What if i tell you there is a way in which you

How To Install and Configure vCenter Support Assistant -Part 2

In my previous post  How To Install and Configure vCenter Support Assistant -Part 1 we saw how to deploy the vCenter support Assistant Appliance. In this second part we will see how to configure the support assistant to get integrated with vCenter so it can start collecting the d=information and do its thang ( Proactive monitoring). After successful deployment of the Appliance you will have to  browser to http://<vCenter-support-Assistance-ip> which in our case is http://192.168.10.63/   Log-in into the Appliance with

How To Install and Configure vCenter Support Assistant -Part 1

VMware vCenter Support Assistant is a free vSphere Web Client plug-in. It provides you with proactive support, by collecting support bundles on а regular basis, analyzing your environment and sending you alerts and recommended fixes for potentially emerging problems. vCenter Support Assistant provides you an easy-to-use, time-saving application for filing and managing support requests, and for generating and uploading vSphere and vCenter Server support bundles and other files. VMware vCenter Support Assistant is available as a VA (virtual appliance) In