vCloud Director 9.1: Migrate and Transfer NFS – Part 5

At first, we need to stop vCloud Services by running the next commands.

# service vmware-vcd stop

And them, copy the information to other location.

# cp -r /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/data/transfer/ /tmp/copy

Them, delete the exiting data.

# rm -fR /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/data/transfer/*

Next, we need to mount the shared NFS by runing this command.

# mount -t nfs /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/data/transfer

And them copy the information from /tmp to /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/data/transfer/

# cp -r /tmp/copy-of-transfer/* /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/data/transfer/

We will confirm the mount point.


And them we need to make sure the shared NFS is mounted after reboot by editing /etc/export.

# nano /etc/export /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/data/transfer/ nfs rw 0 0


We have to confirm that the “cells” directory is now owned by vcloud. To configure this:

# chown -R vcloud:vcloud /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/data/transfer/*

Finally, start the vCloud Director service

# service vmware-vcd start


Hoping you have enjoyed this post, see you next time.

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