Importing application blueprints into vCAC Application Services

When i deployed the new vCAC application services ( formerly known as vCloud Application director) i realized that there are no default applications (like clustered DotShoppongCart, jPetStore etc) that used to be there in the previous versions. After a little digging and remembering that there was an option which let you import and export application…

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Migrating vCloud Application Director 6.0.1 to vCAC Application Services 6.1

Migrating vCloud Application director 6.0.1 to vCAC Application Services 6.1 was introduced with the new release of v6.1 of vCAC. We’ve come a long way since VMware announced the vCAC product after their acquisition of DynamicOps back in 2012-2013. VMware has made lot of changes in the way the other SDDC products interact/integrate with vCAC…

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Updating vCloud Application Director license in 5 simple steps

vCloud Application Director (vCAD) is a VMware product which helps in building application blueprints for deployments on cloud. It comes as part of vCloud Suite and can be licensed based on OSI model or per core if one’s going with vCloud Suite licensing. Unlike most of the VMware products, vCloud Application Director does not have…

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PaaS with vCloud – Part 10 : Requesting a Platform-as-a-Service Item from vCAC Service Catalog

In this final blog post of the series “Platform-as-a-Service with vCloud” we will see how an end user/developer/Administrator can request a PaaS from the vCAC Service catalog. A typical user in vCloud Automation Center does not have direct access to the  vCloud Application Director environment. Therefore, the user can access the vCloud Automation Center service catalog,…

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