Tag Archive: vCloud Director 5.1.2

OVF Tool to upload ova files to vCloud Director

A few days ago i was helping a customer building a vSphere 5.5 test environment in a vCloud Director (vCD) version 5.1.2 environment. My customer has changed strategy and will start using the vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) instead of the Windows based vCenter Server version. I’ll not discuss the underlying cause for their decision in …

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vCloud Director Allocation Model settings – Reservation Pool

This will be the last (third) article in the blog series about how the different vCloud Director (vCD), version 5.1.2, Organization virtual datacenter (Org VDC) allocation models affects the vSphere layer including the vSphere cluster resource pool backing the Org vDC and the virtual machines (VMs).Β The first blog post in the series covering the Pay …

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vCloud Director Allocation Model settings – Allocation Pool

This will be the second article in the blog series about how the different vCloud Director (vCD), version 5.1.2, Organization virtual datacenter (Org VDC) allocation models affects the vSphere layer including the vSphere cluster resource pool backing the Org vDC and the virtual machines (VMs).Β The first blog post in the series covered the Pay As …

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vCloud Director Allocation Model settings – Pay As You Go

Every now and then i receive questions about how the different Organization virtual datacenter (Org vDC) compute (CPU and Memory) settings affects the vSphere layer including the vSphere cluster resource pool backing the Org vDC and the virtual machine (VM). Based on the above i have decided to put together a series of three blog …

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vCloud Director Organization Virtual Datacenter Network Sharing

A customer of mine called me a few weeks ago with a design question regarding the vCloud Director (vCD), version 5.1.2, Organization Virtual Datacenter (Org VDC) network sharing (Share this network with other VDCs in the organization) feature. Just wanted to share the problem and solutions discussed even though the solution used by my customer …

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vCloud Director JMX Service quarantine function deprecated

A few weeks ago, using vCloud Director (vCD) 5.1.2, i tried to test the vCD quarantine function whichΒ is all about getting in control over the procedure of uploading files to your vCD. When it is enabled the end user uploaded files will not be available before they have been accepted by a system administrator. A …

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