vCloud Director 9.1: Install vCloud Director Second Node – Part 6

At first, we need to prepare the virtual machine we are going to deploy the Second cell. These are the characteristics of the virtual machine. O.S: CentOS 7 (64-bit) vCPU: 2 RAM: 16 GB HDD: 16 GB IP: 10.161.115.167 (Used for HTTP) IP: 10.161.115.168 (Used for Proxy Console) Next, we need to prepare the operating … Continue reading vCloud Director 9.1: Install vCloud Director Second Node – Part 6

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 … Continue reading vCloud Director 9.1: Migrate and Transfer NFS – Part 5

vCloud Director 9.1: Install NFS – Part 4

At first, we need to prepare the virtual machine we are going to deploy the NFS Server. These are the characteristics of the virtual machine. O.S: CentOS 7 (64-bit) vCPU: 2 RAM: 8 GB HDD: 16 GB Next, we need to install these packages on the CentOS server with yum:. #yum install nfs-utils And them, … Continue reading vCloud Director 9.1: Install NFS – Part 4

vCloud Director 9.1: Install Erlang and RabbitMQ – Part 3

If you are using 3rd party solutions with vCloud Director, you will probably need to install an AMQP broker or if you have more than one vCloud director node AMQP broker is needed which allows vCloud Director cells to exchange messages among each other. That´s will be our case. At first, we need to install … Continue reading vCloud Director 9.1: Install Erlang and RabbitMQ – Part 3

VMware vSphere 6.5: Migrate Standard Switch to Distributed Switch

At first, we need to create the Distributed Switch. 1. Create new Distributed Switch. 2. Choose the distributed Switch name. 3. Select the Distributed Switch version, this case 6.5.0. 4. Specify the general settings. Number of uplinks: It depends on your physical nic quantity. 5. Verify the summary and click finish. Second, we need to … Continue reading VMware vSphere 6.5: Migrate Standard Switch to Distributed Switch

vCloud Director 9.1: Install vCloud Director – Part 2

At first, we need to prepare the virtual machine we are going to deploy the first cell. These are the characteristics of the virtual machine. O.S: CentOS 7 (64-bit) vCPU: 2 RAM: 16 GB HDD: 16 GB IP: 10.161.115.165 (Used for HTTP) IP: 10.161.115.166 (Used for Proxy Console) Next, we need to prepare the operating … Continue reading vCloud Director 9.1: Install vCloud Director – Part 2

vCloud Director 9.1: Install and Configure Database – Part 1

At first, we need to defind what kind of data base we are going to deploy, there are tree options: Microsoft SQL Server Database Oracle Database PostgreSQL Database In this case, we are going to deploy Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard SP1 Database. For Microsoft SQL Server Database these are the minimum prerequisites: RAM: 16 … Continue reading vCloud Director 9.1: Install and Configure Database – Part 1

vSphere Replication 5.8: Deploying Appliance by vSphere Client

At first, you need to configure an IP Pool in the vSphere Client, because the deployment could fail while the IP address is being configured. 1 - Click on the Datacenter you want to deploy the appliance, select IP Pools and click add. 2 - Configure IPv4 options. 3 - Configure DNS options. 4- Configure … Continue reading vSphere Replication 5.8: Deploying Appliance by vSphere Client

VMware vCSA 6.7: Deploying vCenter Server with external PSC

At first you need to download ISO media following this steps: 1 - Open the following link https://my.vmware.com/, and log in with your company account. 2 - Select View &  Download Products. 3 - Select All Products and VMware vSphere View Downloads Components. 4 -Select the version, this case vSphere 6.7. 5 - Select the … Continue reading VMware vCSA 6.7: Deploying vCenter Server with external PSC