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VMware vCloud Director Build From Scratch – 2

In this article ,we will see the remaining vCloud director’s quick setup which we have left out in the last article.We have  already seen  that how to attach the vCloud director to VMware vCenter server and creating the provider vDC. Here we will be seeing the external networking part and creating the new organization. once you have created the organization, we need to allocate the set of resources to it. For each organization ,there will be the unique URL to access it .Cloud end users will be just getting the access to organization vDC and  the resources that allocated to it.

  1. Attach a vCenter  – Completed 
  2. Create a Provider vDC – Completed 
  3. Create an external network
  4. Create a network pool
  5. Create a new organization
  6. Allocate the resources to an organization
  7. Add a Catalog to an organization

Create an external network

1. Login to the vCloud director web portal and click on “Create an external network”.

vCloud External network
vCloud External network

2.Select the vSphere network which is going to be used for provider vDC’s external network.

Select the vSphere Network
Select the vSphere Network

3.Click on “Add network” and enter the subnet,gateway,DNS and static network pool range information.

Enter the external network details
Enter the external network details

Here is the external network information.

External Network
External Network

4.Name the external network which you have just created ,

Name the External Network
Name the External Network

5.Click Finish to complete the wizard.

External Network
External Network

6.We have just completed the networking part of vCloud director.

External Network
External Network

Create a new organization

1.Click on the “Create a new Organization” .

Creating the new Organization
Creating the new Organization

As i said ,each organization will have unique URL which will be given to cloud end user to manage their virtual infrastructure.

2. LDAP options. Sorry! I will be using only local user accounts.

LDAP options
LDAP options

3.Add a local user .

Adding the local users
Adding the local users

4.I have added two users with different access.

Local users
Local users

5.Set the Catalog settings for organization .

catalog settings
catalog settings

6.Settings the email preference.

Email Preference
Email Preference

7.Set the policies  for the organization.

policies for org
policies for org

8.Review the summary and click finish.

Review the summary & Click Finish
Review the summary & Click Finish

We have successfully created the new organization.

  1. Attach a vCenter  – Completed 
  2. Create a Provider vDC – Completed 
  3. Create an external network
  4. Create a network pool
  5. Create a new organization
  6. Allocate the resources to an organization
  7. Add a Catalog to an organization

What’s next ? We need to allocate the resources to the organization . Click on next page to continue …

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