Monitor vCAC with vCenter Log Insight

Install and configure vCenter Log Insight per the instructions below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5y9o9WCx0A Windows does not natively send syslogs so you will need an agent to send the syslogs Download the syslog agent from the following http://www.syslogserver.com/download.html Browse to the folder you downloaded and unpacked the Datagram Syslog files to Run the Continue reading Monitor vCAC with vCenter Log Insight

How to SSH to Public DNS name of AWS instances in vCAC

This example is assuming that vCAC is configured to provision Linux instances to an Amazon availability zone with a VPC configured with public and private subnets and that the Security group is configured to allow SSH traffic. For information on connecting to a private address refer to the following blog Continue reading How to SSH to Public DNS name of AWS instances in vCAC

How to SSH to Private DNS name of AWS instances in vCAC

Note: Connecting to AWS instances via SSH may require modifications to your organizations firewall or you may need to use a proxy server. This lesson is assuming you have direct access to the internet and to Amazon Web Services via the Putty SSH console. This lesson uses Putty.exe and Puttygen.exe. Continue reading How to SSH to Private DNS name of AWS instances in vCAC

How to use custom properties in Approval portal and e-mail

vCAC is a powerful and extensible cloud solution. Many of the features of the product are available out of the box. Today I will show you some quick and easy customizations you can make to tailor the solution to your organizations requirements. A common request from customers is to require Continue reading How to use custom properties in Approval portal and e-mail

How to copy files to/from AWS instances provisioned with vCAC

Note: Connecting to AWS instances via SSH may require modifications to your organizations firewall or you may need to use a proxy server. This lesson is assuming you have direct access to the internet and to Amazon Web Services via the Putty SSH console and WinSCP. This lesson uses Putty.exe, Continue reading How to copy files to/from AWS instances provisioned with vCAC

How to SSH to AWS instances provisioned with vCAC

Note: Connecting to AWS instances via SSH may require modifications to your organizations firewall or you may need to use a proxy server. This lesson is assuming you have direct access to the internet and to Amazon Web Services via the Putty SSH console. This lesson uses Putty.exe and Puttygen.exe. Continue reading How to SSH to AWS instances provisioned with vCAC

Enhanced provisoning support for vCloud Director with vCAC 5.2!

VMware recently released vCloud Automation Center 5.2. In this release they have added the ability to automate provisioning to vCloud director. This new feature allows you to add policy, approval workflows and cost information to your vCloud Director users. The vCAC server is installed in your data center. vCAC can Continue reading Enhanced provisoning support for vCloud Director with vCAC 5.2!