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vCloud 5.1

Changing ORG vDC Network owner

Encountered this error today, while trying to get rid of an old vDC that wasn’t in use anymore. That vDC had a organization network, which was shared and used in another vDC within the same organization. Looking at the organization view in networking, you can see a column named “owner”, and there the vDC that was used when creating that organization network. This option can’t be changed with the GUI,…

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vCloud Director 5.x – Creating an External Network with PowerCLI

By Antti Hurme 21/02/2014 1 Comment 2 Min Read

A quick note here regarding how to create an External Network with PowerCLI. This is based on the work of dcarryertoo on the  VMware Community forums here. The method is pretty similar to when creating a Organization Network with mix of creating a new Provider VDC with PowerCLI. Additional information on how to create a new ProviderVDC can be found here. And James Bowlings post on how to create organization networks can…

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Latest Java update break vCloud Director 5.1.x upload

By Antti Hurme 28/01/2014 No Comments 1 Min Read

Found this while browsing todays news and doesn’t harm to have a few extra posts about it. The latest update Java JRE 7u51 added some additional security features which doesn’t like “some” (all) java software written. As such any untrusted java software will refuse to run unless you explicitly allow them to run. To add any site to the trusted list, you have to change the settings from “Configure Java”. Select…

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vCloud Director upgrade fails: “cpio: chown failed – Operation not permitted”

By Antti Hurme 25/11/2013 No Comments 1 Min Read

Encountered this while making an upgrade of VMware vCloud Director which ended up with an error message “cpio: chown failed – Operation not permitted” as the very beginning when starting the execution of the .bin file. The error has to do with vCloud Director using a NFS share for the transfer folder (/opt/vmware/cloud-director/data/transfer ) and as such doesn’t reside on the vCD Cell itself.  In the NFS server share configuration you…

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