To setup vCAC 6 tenant identity stores you need to know the distinguished names of objects in your active directory. You can easily look these up and copy and paste them into the vCAC setup screen by using ADSI Edit. ADSI edit is part of the Windows Server Support tools Continue reading How to find Distinguished names
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_184.108.40.206.zip vmware-appdirector-agent-service-ec2_220.127.116.11-0_i386.rpm vmware-appdirector-agent-service-ec2_18.104.22.168-0_x86_64.rpm vmware-appdirector-agent-service-vcac_22.214.171.124-0_amd64.deb vmware-appdirector-agent-service-vcac_126.96.36.199-0_i386.deb vmware-appdirector-agent-service-vcac_188.8.131.52-0_i386.rpm vmware-appdirector-agent-service-vcac_184.108.40.206-0_x86_64.rpm Continue reading Application Director 6 Agent Directory
It’s a new year so time for a new you…err cloud that is. Why not bring the sexy back to your portal by accessorizing with some sleek new icons? Be the talk of the water cooler when your users rave about the new cloud portal. Be a hero of IT! Continue reading Pimp my vCAC 6 with the new icon pack
You may remember a very popular feature that was part of vCloud Director. It was called fast provisioning and when it was enabled it allowed your cloud consumers to provision vAPP VM’s within seconds as opposed to over 24 minutes using traditional cloning in vSphere. While technically not the same Continue reading Where is Fast Provisioning in vCAC?
Well not exactly. In vCAC 6, VMware added the ability for cloud consumers to connect to their provisioned VM’s using the VMware remote console. I titled this post as the return of the console because in retrospect of cloud products that are sunset it is almost like it was added Continue reading The return of the remote console
When installing vCAC 6 using the stand alone Identity appliance you will need to configure the SSL certificates in a specific way. Otherwise you will not be able to login to your system with the identity store credentials. This is because the vCAC appliance contacts the Idenetiy appliance for a Continue reading vCAC 6 SSL configuration gotcha