Tag Archive: vCD

vCloud Director 10 Released

As you all know VMware vCloud Director is a cloud provisioning and management tool for Service Providers. A while ago a new version was released and the new version is lucky number 10. Two of the most obvious improvements would be the HTML 5 UI (this applies to providers as well) and the support for NSX-T …

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VeeamOn Virtual November 2019

Just a quick post to let you know that this years annual VeeamOn Virtual event has changed date from the two previous years. Crazy, right ? 🙂 This year the event will take place 20 November. As mentioned before I like virtual events since I don’t have to travel and can just sit in my …

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vCloud Director 9.7 Released

A few days ago, 209-03-28, VMware released a new version of vCloud Director meaning latest and greatest version is now 9.7. With version 9.7 the vCloud Director virtual appliance (VA) comes with both the cell and database, PostgreSQL 10, functionality so there is no need to use an external database anymore if you’re going down …

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VeeamOn Virtual December 2018

It is once again time to register for the annual VeeamOn Virtual event which will take place same date as last year meaning 5 December (2018). As I have said before this is a an event which you can participate in from your home office and there is no need for any travel which can be …

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vCloud Director 9.5 Released

About one month ago I wrote about the VMware vCloud Director 9.5 announcement here and today, 2018-10-04, it was officially released. Two things I didn’t mentioned in the release announcement, since I didn’t have any information, were: vCloud Director deployment models. I did mention that it will be changes but not what changes. There are …

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Create CentOS based NFS Share for vCloud Director

Updated 2018-09-20: Not creating partitions on the /dev/sdb disk. Original Post Published: 20 November 2014. —————————————————————————————– It was quite a while ago i had to create a Linux based NFS share for a 2 x vCloud Director (vCD) cell setup. For some reason Windows based NFS shares have been used during my latest vCD implementations. Below …

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vCloud Director 9.5 Announced

Almost one year ago I wrote about the vCloud Director (vCD) 9.0 announcement here and a few days ago vCloud Director 9.5 was announced. This means VMware announces 9.5 during the VMworld (a few days earlier but anyway) timeframe this year as well. There are some interesting changes and new features coming along with this release. Haven’t …

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vCloud Director 9.1 Released

Yesterday, 2018-03-08, VMware released a new version of VMware vCloud (vCD) meaning the latest and greatest version is now 9.1. Below are some of the new features and functionality included in the new release: Dedicated HTML 5 Provider Portal – No more Flex unless you want to use it since it is still available. Improved …

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vCloud Director 9.0.0.2 Released

  Yesterday, 2018-01-16, VMware released a minor update to vCloud Director (vCD) meaning latest and greatest version is now 9.0.0.2. This release focuses on resolving issues and not on new features which is usually the way with these minor minor updates. A few resolved issues I have seen or heard about are: Change SID for …

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VeeamOn Tour Virtual December 2017 – Free Recording Available

Back in September I created the VeeamOn Tour Virtual December 2017 which talked about the Veeam virtual availability event that was about to take place now in December 2017. Just wanted to let you know that even if the event is over you got a chance to watch the recorded session in front of your computer, …

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vCloud Director 9.0 Released

Yesterday, 2017-09-28, exactly one month after the announcement which I wrote about here VMware released VMware vCloud (vCD) director 9.0. Below are some of the new features ans functionality included in the new release: New HTML5 based UI which can be accessed via: https://{vCD _URP_IP}/Tenant/{organization_name} However, the old Flex based UI is still available. New …

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VeeamOn Tour Virtual December 2017

Just wanted to take the time and let you know that Veeam is hosting a Virtual Availability Event later this year with same setup as last year when 2 400 users attended the show. The setup means you can participate in the event from your home or office chair (no travel included) since it is in …

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VMware PKS Announced

Today, 2017-08-29, VMware announced/introduced VMware Pivotal Container Service which is a collaboration with VMware, Pivotal and Google Cloud to deliver VMware Pivotal Container Service (VMware PKS). Not really sure about the PKS but maybe it is to point out Kubernetes or maybe PCS is already taken:) Components included are e.g. NSX, Kubernetes, vRealize Automation, Wavefront telemetry Kubernetes, …

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vCloud Director 9.0 Announced

Yesterday, 2017-08-28, VMware announced a new version of vCloud Director, (vCD)  meaning the most current release will be 9.0. Latest available vCD version today is 8.2 and was released February 2017. There is not that much information available yet about new features and capabilities but here are a few: Flex UI is gone and there …

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VMware vCloud Director 8.20 Released

Yesterday, 2017-02-21, VMware released a new version of vCloud Director (vCD) which is now version 8.20. As you all know vCD has been focusing on service providers since a few years back but since I still work with a few service providers I’m using it from time to time. There are quite a few changes/improvements …

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vCloud Directory 5.6.4 released

A few days ago, 2015-02-12, VMware released an updated version, 5.6.4, of vCloud Director (vCD) for service provides. This release, since it’s a minor one, focus on fixing potential problem but one thing i know will be useful is the option of upgrading existing vCD installation (versions 5.5.2 and 5.5.2.1) to vCD 5.6.4. The following guest operating systems …

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