How to reindex the AppService aka APPD Appliance Database

The application services (formerly APPD) appliance has it’s own local database. Behind the scenes it is running a vPostgres database to store information about application blueprints and services.Over time the database tables can become fragmented and impact performance. Always snapshot or backup your appliance before attempting this procedure. NOTE: This Continue reading

Application Director 6 Agent Directory

If you are trying to follow the instructions to create a vCloud Application Director 6 template you will need to know the correct agent or JRE to download and install. Here is a listing of that directory for your convenience: jre-1.7.0_45-lin32.zip jre-1.7.0_45-lin64.zip jre-1.7.0_45-win64.zip vmware-appdirector-agent-bootstrap-windows_6.0.0.0.zip vmware-appdirector-agent-service-ec2_6.0.0.0-0_i386.rpm vmware-appdirector-agent-service-ec2_6.0.0.0-0_x86_64.rpm vmware-appdirector-agent-service-vcac_6.0.0.0-0_amd64.deb vmware-appdirector-agent-service-vcac_6.0.0.0-0_i386.deb vmware-appdirector-agent-service-vcac_6.0.0.0-0_i386.rpm vmware-appdirector-agent-service-vcac_6.0.0.0-0_x86_64.rpm Continue reading

APPD 6 with Windows Template gotcha

  The Problem: When deploying an Application director 6 blueprint to a Windows based VM, the deployment is stuck in deploy phase and in vCAC the status is stuck in customize OS. In the APPD logs you get the error that appd.properties is not found. This is a result of Continue reading