vCloud Director

vCloud Director is a web portal from which you can manage your Virtual Machines.

In order to access it you need to:

Once you are logged in, you will see the welcome page with quick links, and your vApps (if any).

Quick Links give you access to most commonly performed tasks in vCloud Director:

Your vApps (if any) are shown right below in their own little containers like this one:

The most important links will be the 4 tabs at the very top:

Working with vApps

vApps are simple containers designed for grouping virtual machines. Every virtual machine must be within a vApp, and vApps can hold any number of virtual machines. You can learn more about the vApp concept on the vApp page.

Creating a vApp and a VM from scratch

TODO

Adding a VM to an existing vApp

Adding a New VM to an existing vApp

TODO

Deploying a VM to an existing vApp

TODO

Mounting Media (ISOs) to Virtual Machines

TODO

Installing VMware Tools

TODO

Creating a vApp Template

TODO

Deploying a vApp from a Template

TODO

Copying / Moving VMs and vApps

TODO

Working with Catalogs

Catalogs represent a storage place for storing vApp Templates and Media (ISO) images. You can learn more about catalogs concept on the Catalogs page.

Uploading/Downloading vApp Templates

TODO

Uploading Media / ISO Images

TODO

Moving Catalogs Around the Virtual Data Centers

TODO

Deploying vApp Templates

TODO

Public Catalogs

TODO

vCloud Director Administration Options

The Administration tab in vCloud Director allows administrators to manage all aspects of their organization, from looking into Virtual Datacenter (vDC) resource utilization, to managing users, user roles, and other settings.

Monitoring Virtual Datacenter Resources

TODO

Getting More Info About Your Networks

TODO

Managing Users

TODO

Setting Policies on Leases, Quotas and Limits

TODO

Supported Browsers

vcloud_director.txt · Last modified: 2012/05/23 14:52 by rgetz
 
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