PaaS with vCloud – Part 4 : Install and Configure vCloud Application Director 6.0

In this blog post we’ll see the basic configuration of Application Director after doing the initial power on. Before we start with the post i would like to make two announcements : I welcome Veeam Software to http://vpirate.in as a new sponsor. Download their Veeam Backup free edition today and get a feel of the best Backup tool in the market @ http://lnkd.in/bXXmamc I also would like to welcome Infinio Systems to http://vpirate.in as a new sponsor. Check out their “Right sizing your storage investment” webinar @ http://lnkd.in/bPNXgF9 In

PaaS with vCloud – Part 3 : Install and Configure vCloud Application Director 6.0

In this blog post we’ll go through the steps involved in deploying the vCloud Application Director Appliance. In our previous  blog post we saw the steps of creating an IP Pool for the vCloud Application Director. Prerequisites ■  Verify that the vCloud Application Director Appliance was downloaded from the VMware website. ■   Log in to the vSphere client as a user with system administrator privileges. In the vSphere client, select File > Deploy OVF Template. Browse to the vCloud Application Director Appliance

PaaS with vCloud – Part 2 : Install and Configure vCloud Application Director 6.0

In this blog post we’ll go through the steps of creating an IP Pool for the vCAD before we start deploying it. In our previous  blog post we saw the Prerequisites for installing vCloud Application Director. The documentation of vCAD 6.0 does not actually list out creating an IP pool as a pre-requisite but i faced an error while deploying it. So Hey, it will not hurt to go through another step to make sure you got everything right. Also, there

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