PaaS with vCloud – Part 7 : Building a Windows Template with Application Director 6.0 Bootstrap agent

In this blog post we’ll see steps involved in Building a Windows Template with Application Director 6.0 Bootstrap agent In our previous blog post we saw how to Create a Cloud Provider for vCAC in vCloud Application Director.   We need to build a template on vSphere to use it for provisioning with vCAC and also with App Director. We must install the Application Director bootstrap agent on the VM. In this example, we will see how to   to add the

PaaS with vCloud – Part 5 : Registering vCloud Application Director to vCloud Automation Center

In this blog post we’ll see how to register vCloud Application Director to vCloud Automation Center. In our previous blog post we saw how to do the basic configuration of Application Director after doing the initial power on. When you register vCloud Application Director, you use the CLI to establish a connection between the vCloud Application Director environment and the vCloud Automation Center server so that you can access the vCloud Automation Center service catalog. When the connection between vCloud Application Director and vCloud Automation Center

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

vSphere 5.5 : Upgrading vCloud Director 5.1 to 5.5

In my last post i spoke about upgrading ESXi from 5.1 to 5.5. In this blog post i will be talking about upgrading vCloud Director from 5.1 to 5.5. I will jump in directly to the installation assuming that the vCD 5.5 bin file has been downloaded and uploaded into the vCD cell that is being upgraded. Take a SSH session to the vCD cell using Putty. Before you start installing the vCD you will have to put the cell