Tag Archive: cell

vCloud Director Management cluster disaster recovery

A while ago i needed to perform a vCloud Director (vCD) management cluster disaster recovery. There are four main sections in the blog post: Infrastructure – describes the infrastructure used by the vCloud Director Management cluster environment. Rollback reasons – describes why the HP LeftHand P4300 storage volume rollback was carried out. Rollback preparation – describes …

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vCloud Director required RedHat packages challenge

When installing vCloud Director 5.1 the other day i ran in to one interesting challenge. It has nothing to do with the actual vCloud Director software, it was all about the vCloud Director prerequisites. The required RedHat packages are: The customer RedHat image did not include all the packages, the below packages were missing.  libXdmcp  libXi …

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vCloud Director cell – change network adapter

During service maintenance this week i had to change one of the vNICs for a vCD 5.1 cell (Red Hat Enterprise Server 6.2) to make all 3 vNICs using the same adapter type for consistency purposes. For each cell we are using 3 vNIC where: Network Adapter 1 is connected to a management VLAN for …

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