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Quick Hit: What is Supported in vCloud Director 1.5?

This is a follow up to my previous post on what is supported in version 1.0.1 and is updated for version 1.5.  You can find most of this in the vCloud Installation Guides and release notes.  I have grabbed most of the key pre-requisites, and I may have missed some so please don’t use this as gospel.  Again, I am sorry for just cutting ... Read More »

My VMworld 2011 Monday Recap

WOW! I think that about sums up my day today here in Las Vegas.  I would hesitate to say it could not get any busier…..but that may just jinx myself.  I really only got a few hours sleep, not due to nerves about the presentations today, but more about logistics and still thinking of my wife and home that was ... Read More »

VMworld 2011 Knowledge Experts 1:1

Updated 8/22/11: – Please be sure to SIGN UP at the desk outside the solutions exchange.  Many people are not aware you need to sign up to meet 1:1 with the VMworld knowledge Experts This is a humbling thing for me to see, it truly is.  Never before have I been put in a position of such importance at such ... Read More »

Create vApp Storage Tiers in vCloud Director

….an Outta the Box Idea Well, by now there is many of us that have installed and played with vCloud Director and realized it is pretty cool, well at least I think so.  We have also seen it has some of its challenges, as we would with any new product.  I did want to take a moment, and try to ... Read More »

Troubleshooting vCloud Director Service Startup

This is just a quick post to help folks troubleshoot the startup of their vCloud Director Cell services.  I have seen only a few things that will prevent a cell from starting up all the way.  From my experience these things are the most common and may present after you actually had the cells running, but made changes. Cannot bind ... Read More »

How To: Replace vCloud Director Self Signed Certificates

Question:  How many of you have installed vCloud Director and just for the sake of getting it running generated the Self Signed Certificates, but now you want to change them over to real ones?  In addition to that you ended up pretty much screwing it all up with multiple certificates.ks files, multiple certificates in a single keystore, or just had ... Read More »

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