I had a customer who was trying to deploy a blueprint from Application Director and need autologon feature. The Endpoint is vCloud Director AppD –> vCloud Director –> VM When we deployed the VM directly from vCD (Request –> vCD –> VM) , autologon worked but same didn’t work from AppD (Request –> AppD –> vCD –>VM).
In this post I tried consolidating all the VMware product’s log location for handy use. vCenter vCenter 6.0 vSphere Profile-Driven Storage Inventory service vSphere Web Client service vCenter Single Sign-On 5.1 vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 VMware Converter vCloud Director vShield Manager vShield Edge vCloud Usage Meter vCloud Connector vCenter Operations vRealize Automation Suite 6.x vCenter Orchestrator
I was trying to upgrade vCenter Server Appliance 5.0 to vCSA 5.1, there is no inplace upgrade since vCSA 5.0 uses IBM DB2 as a DB and vCSA 5.1 use VMware vPostgres DB , so the only available option is migrate the DB Steps for Upgrade Keep the vCSA 5.0 Powered on –> Deploy new
vCD service fails to start for numerous reasons, if you understand what exactly it requires to start the vCD service then you may resolve the issues. I tried explaining what happens when you start the vCloud director services. Below is the workflow that I understood from my experience Start-up Flow: vCloud Director uses JAVA OSGI,
I started working with vCloud director from its initial release (vCloud 1.0) and I was thinking to write an article about the vCloud director troubleshooting for very long time but finally vCloud director(vCD) is going to die oops..I.e it is getting better and better , have a look at below articles http://longwhiteclouds.com/2013/12/07/vmware-vcloud-director-is-dead-long-live-vcloud-director/ http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2057589
Backup / Restore of vCloud Usage Meter DB In this post, I explained how to backup/restore the vCloud Usage meter DB that I found through surfing, collectively it took me more than 60+ minutes to find the steps. Any one can use this post regardless of the Usage Meter version. To Backup: – Login