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If suddenly you are not able to locate one of your vApps from the catalog but you able to see it from your vCenter, high chances that your vApps lease time has already expired. But don’t panic, you can renew it at anytime as below :-
- Login to your vCD,
- Go to Organization vDCs
- Go to “expired items”
- Right click your desire “vApps”
- Choose “renew”
By right, your vApps will move to “vApps” item and ready to roll (resume).
Notes : When you choose “renew”, don’t forget to tick “Reset lease” and reconfigure it with new lease time. Make sure you able to receive some notification from vCD for any vApps which is going to be expired.
“Cloud Director will stop the vApp “vApp_AD” on 10/21/2010 at 2:14:23 AM.
You can extend the runtime lease in the properties of vApp “vApp_AD”:”
Just found this yesterday. We actually can change from default vCD to our own logo by going to :-
- Login to your vCD using “administrator” account,
- Go to “Administration” tab,
- Click “Branding”
- Click “Browse” button to upload your own logo.
- Click “Apply”
By right, the changes will go to your header, footer and your login page. There is button for us to change our company name as well as shown in the picture below.
After some research about vCloud Director(vCD) last night, I took one step further by performing vCD installation on one my office Lab. Without doubt VMware vCloud Director product site, Duncan and Hany post more or less help me to understand a bit about vCD and overall installation process. Although what’s I’m going to show here is slightly different from what you have seen before, please be informed this configuration is totally unsupported. My main objective here is to show you how the installation process can be done. However, I will not at anytime will be responsible for any outcome that you may have during or after the installation.
My Setup :