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Building vCloud Suite POC – Part 19: vCloud Director and vCloud Automation Center Integration

In the previous two parts of this vCloud Suite POC we have installed and configured the vCloud Automation Center and the Self-Service Portal. In this part we will integrate the vCloud Director in the vCloud Automation Center. This will enable users to provision vApps in a virtual datacenter based on an existing vApp template, bringing the software-defined services of vCloud Director together with the user-centric governance of vCloud Automation Center. Before you begin, make sure […]


Veeam Backup & Replication v7 released!

Some exciting news today from our friends at Veeam! Yesterday Veeam released version 7 of their Backup & Replication software. As you all know, Veeam Backup & Replication is a powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solution for protecting your most critical asset—your data. In version 7, Veeam is  taking modern data protection to the next level. With innovations that disrupt the market for backup and new features that significantly enhance your data protection strategy, you get a leading […]

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Building vCloud Suite POC – Part 18: Install and Configure vCAC Self-Service Portal Website

The next step in the vCloud Automation Center deployment process is installation and configuration of the Self-Service Portal. The vCAC Self-Service portal website is a standalone interface that streamlines a user’s ability to request access to virtual, cloud or physical machines. Please note that this portal is not the same as the Self-Service option that is available from the vCAC console. Before you begin, download the file from VMware. Prerequisite Checker Start the already […]