How to install APPD 6 Part 2 – Adding vCAC 6 Cloud Provider

This section requires APPD templates already created in vCenter and the blueprints ready in your vCAC business groups:

Don’t worry, I created step by step guides for that too!

How to create an APPD 6 Linux TemplateHow to create and APPD Windows Template

How to create Linked Clone Blueprints

Step 1: First you will need to add the necessary roles to your cloudadmin user in vCAC, login to vCAC as your admin account

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Step 2: Navigate to administration, then groups and select your admin group or create a new one.

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Step 3: Now select all the Application roles and click update. “I have the POWER!!!”

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Step 4: Open the URL of your appd server in Firefox and login with your SSO credentials, remember the URL is https://FQDN:8443/darwin/login/login.jsp

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Step 5: Click applications then cloud providers

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Step 6: Click Create Cloud Provider

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Step 7: Click the “Cloud Provider Type” drop down.

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Step 8: Enter your credentials as shown and click validate and if all is ok click save

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Step 9: Now Add templates that will be accessible to APPD for deployment

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Step 10: Now let’s add a vCAC deployment environment. Click the drop down to change to deployment Environments then click Create Deployment Environment.

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Step 11: Choose the cloud provider then give it a name and select the reservation policy you want to provision to.

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Step 12: Now map your logical templates to the templates in vCAC

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Step 13: Now click the version 1 template

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Step 14: Click edit and edit the Cloud Template mapping as follows and click save

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Repeat this for all the templates you want to map in vCAC. You are now ready to create an app and publish a deployment profile to the vCAC catalog for consumption.

Part 3 – Create an App and Publish to vCAC Catalog

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3 Replies to “How to install APPD 6 Part 2 – Adding vCAC 6 Cloud Provider”

  1. Pingback: How to install APPD 6 Part 1 – Configure the Appliance | VMtoCloud.com

  2. I receive “could not connect to the Cloud Provider https://: Unable to login to cloud provider.” when validating connection. The IaaS server address automatically populates. Is that the server you are connecting to? Could this be certificate related?

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