VMware Cloud Director 10.2 interface enhancements

VMware Cloud Director 10.2 has been with us since October 15 2020 bringing new features In this post I cover UI Enhancements: Quick Search; Advisories; Certificate Management showing how will simplify and speed up some experiences VMware Cloud Director version 10.2 includes the following: NSX-T Advanced Functional Parity:  NSX Advanced Load Balancer (Avi), Distributed Firewall , VRF-lite, Cross VDC […]

VMware vRealize Operations Tenant App 2.5 released!

VMware just released VMware vRealize Operations Tenant App 2.5. This new version provides metering features that enable service providers to chargeback customer base and to monitor their billing data for individual customers. Before you try this new version, please make sure you meet all the requirements by checking VMware product interoperability matrix. What’s New Based on […]

Use Grafana to display vCloud Director stats

If in your environment vRealize Operations is not available, and you want customers to be able to see vCloud Director summary dashboards, or your are having problems with Tenant App for vCD the following post is the right for you!The original idea comes from Blog “”, but we changed it a little bit to make […]

vRealize Operations vCloud Director adapter timed out

Few days ago we updated vCloud Director content pack for vRealize Operations Manager 8.0.1 from version 5.2 to version 5.3. After the upgrade vCloud Adapters stopped collecting data.The following message was displayed when Testing the connection: vCloud Adapter logs /storage/log/vcops/log/adapters/VCOpsAdapter 2020-05-20 12:45:12,919 WARN Collector worker thread 2 com.integrien.adapter3.alive.AliveAdapter.checkForRemovedNodeMaster – Skipping check for missing nodes, SuiteAPI […]

Quick Fix: Upgrade to vCloud Director 9.5 fails due to a disabled ESXi host not in vCenter

While working on the upgrade of one of our vCloud Director cells from 9.1 to 9.5 the following error appeared after the binaries where installed and upgrade tool was executed to complete the DB work using/opt/vmware/vcloud-director/bin/upgrade The error was pointing to some ESXi hosts with disabled status. Starting with vCloud Director 9.5, disabled ESXi hosts […]

How to use Bitnami Catalog for vCloud Director

Bitnami has been around for long time but in 2019 was acquired by VMware as part of their cloud and containers strategy. This was announced on the company website The interesting part is before VMware bought the Bitnami it was possible to deploy applications only on public clouds: Google, AWS and Azure and the […]

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