vCAC 5.2 Blueprint does not dynamically update back-end template changes

VMware vCAC is a wonderful product that enables you to manage and deploy VM’s across multiple vendor platform and also takes Cloud to a different level. But sometimes there are these little things they forget to fix when they put the product out in the market. Especially the vCAC 5.1(Previously know as DynamicOps) which was released in a hurry after the acquisition of the same from DynamicOps. But most of those bugs/issues were fixed in the next release which came

PaaS with vCloud – Part 9 : Publishing a Deployment Profile to vCAC Service Catalog

In this blog post we’ll see steps involved in Publishing a Deployment Profile to vCAC Service Catalog. In our previous blog post we saw how to Map vCloud Application Director logical template to vCAC Cloud template. Lets jump in and see the steps involved in the publishing a DP to vCAC Service catalog. In this example we’ll publish one of the default app that comes with the App director(Dotshopping Cart, jPetStore etc). On the vCloud Application Director title bar, click the drop-down

PaaS with vCloud – Part 8 : Mapping vCloud Application Director logical template to vCAC Cloud template

In this blog post we’ll see steps involved in Mapping vCloud Application Director logical template to vCAC cloud template. In our previous blog post we saw how to build a Windows Template with Application Director 6.0 Bootstrap agent. We saw how to build a template with the vCloud Application Director bootstrap agent. Now that the template is built with all the agents and has been made into a blueprint on vCAC. We can go ahead and import it to App Director and map

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