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vCloud 5.x

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 5.5.x – Media Upload SSL Thumbprint mismatch with SSL offloading

By Antti Hurme 12/03/2014 No Comments 3 Min Read

VMware quietly changed one thing with the new upload mechanism of vCLoud Director 5.5.x and thus generates and error when trying to upload a media file (ISO Image) or a VM OVA/OVF file. vCD 5.5 checks if the thumbprints and thus generates an error if using SSL offloading on a firewall while leaving self-signed certificates on the vCD server itself. This has been possible to do with earlier versions of…

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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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