Tag Archive: vCAC 6.0

Annoying popup preventing me from installing software

This post falls under the category “very annoying things that i usually ignore”. During the past weeks i have been installing vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) 6.0 several times for different customers and this afternoon was no different. This product is really taking off for the moment. Based on the Windows Server (used for the vCAC IaaS …

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vCloud Automation Center login results in – 401 Unauthorized

Updated 2014-04-14: Today i received feedback from others who have seen the same problem: Darren Goff  who reported this was caused by incorrect time in the vCAC Appliance. Brice Dereims  who reported this happens 90 days after the installation. Admin account locked. I have not seen this issues myself but it might be workt investigating if/when you …

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Install vCloud Automation Center 6.0 plugin in vCenter Orchestrator

A few days ago i published a blog post about how you can “Add vCenter Orchestrator as a vCloud Automation Center endpoint” which you can read here. I used the vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) included in the vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) appliance which includes the vCAC vCO plugin. If you want to add vCO as an vCAC …

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Heads up! vCloud Automation Center might delete VMs during import.

A few days ago i was informed about a potential problem/risk with the vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) 6.0 virtual machine (VM) import process. The problem can/will occur when you perform a VM import and using custom code in the (external stub workflow) during the vCAC VM provision state, WFStubMachineProvisioning. If this external stub workflow fails, …

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Add vCenter Orchestrator as a vCloud Automation Center endpoint

Yesterday i was about to add vCenter Orchestrator 5.5 (vCO) as an EndPoint in vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) 6.0. The Enpoint option is not available if using the vCloud Suite license. There are quite a few blog posts about this already, you can find one by @viktoriouss here. This problem will be solved in the near …

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Password complexity problem in vCloud Automation Center 6.0

Yesterday i encountered a password complexity problem when installing vCloud Automation Center 6.0. My customer requires a 24 character password for all their service accounts and the passwords are automatically generated. The vCAC service account for running the vCAC IaaS services was configured with the following password: )ERj%l28AFh2(RT)!8#”1234 Yeah i know 24 character for a …

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Heads Up! vCloud Automation Center 6.0 installation fails

Today i ran into a problem during a vCloud Automation Center 6.0 IaaS component installation. The installation didn’t actually start, just got an error mesage after finishing the initial wizard meaning no component is installed. We used the Complete instllation option because this was a proof of concept environment and we didn’t see any reason …

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vCloud Automation Center 6.0 now available.

A very much awaited announcement were released today by VMware, VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) 6.0 is now general available. The release notes are available here so i only included, copied from the release notes, the headlines in the blog: Improvements in Infrastructure as a Service Unified Service Catalog for Infrastructure, Desktop, and Application Services …

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