Deploying WordPress using vCloud Automation Center Application Services

WordPress is a really good piece of software which is used by millions of bloggers and website builders around the world. The are thousands of themes available and also numerous plugins that make it most used blogging platform. I have always loved the way it’s designed and how easy it is to get started with, even if one has no previous experience with blogging and web site building. Enough said, in this blog post we will see how to deploy wordpress

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 blueprints in the previous versions, i stumbled upon the import option in the darwin-cli. That let to this blog post where i thought i will

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 which is the center piece. Now with the release of v6.1, Application services gets tightly integrated with vCAC which brings in the capability of PaaS

vRealize Automation 6.0.1 to 6.1 – Part 2 – Upgrading the IaaS Components

In the previous blog post we saw the steps involved in upgrading the vCAC Appliance server from 6.0.1 to 6.1. In this blog post we will see how the IaaS components are upgraded and what all steps are involved in the process. There are some pre-installation steps that need to be taken care of before starting the upgrade process of IaaS components. We will have to upgrade the IaaS database. Log in into the vCAC appliance installer portal @ https://vCAC-Appliance:5480/installer