Tag Archive: vCD 5.5

vCloud Director 5.5 and a .local active directory domain

In the beginning of May i was informed by @encrypturlyfΒ about an article “Why ABM Is Migrating from VMware to Hyper-V”Β published by www.cio.com. A few days back a customer of mine contacted me regarding the same article. Yes that was before i moved to Nutanix, i just haven’t had the time to put together a blog …

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vCloud Director SSL fingerprint mismatch detected and wildcard certificate configuration

During a vCloud Director (vCD) version 5.5 implementation the other week we started out with using self signed certificates for the vCD cells and a company external (purchased) wildcard certificate for the load balancer facing the internet. I have used this setup (not wildcard certificates) quite a few times for e.g. vCD version 1.5 & …

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Move vCloud Director based VM between vSphere clusters

A customer contacted me a few days ago and wanted a operational procedure for moving a vCloud Director (vCD), version 5.5, based virtual machine (VM) from one vSphere cluster to another vSphere cluster. My customer uses vSphere version 5.5 and had one major requirement that had to be taken into account. The VM has to …

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vCloud Director based virtual machine virtual hardware

Yesterday i received an email from a customer asking me why Virtual Machine (VM) VM version 10 Β was not available for his vCloud Director (vCD), version 5,5, based virtual machines. My customer was able to upgrade his vSphere based virtual machine to the most recent virtual hardware version and both types of VMs were hosted …

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