How to Create and Deploy Vapps with Vcloud Director

This video demonstrates how to create vApps with vCloud Director. It shows you first how to create vApps and VMs manually, and then it demonstrates how to clone a template with vCloud Director.

Steps

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    Open either Internet Explorer or Firefox.
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    Navigate to vcd01/infinitelyvirtual.com/cloud/org/accountnumber .
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    Enter your username and password and login. (The URL and account number are available in the customer portal under technical contacts and in the getting started email.)
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    To create a new vApp, click on ‘My cloud’ and click ‘Vapps’.
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    Click on ‘build new vApp.
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    Type in a name and description (the description is optional.)
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    Configure the run time and storage leases (also optional.)
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    Click ‘Next’.
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    Click ‘New virtual machine’.
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    Type in a full name, type in a computer name, select the operating system family, and then select the operating system.
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    Select the number of CD used, set the memory amount, and set the hard drive size.
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    Select the bus type (optional) and also set a number of NICs.
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    Click ‘Okay’ and then ‘Next.
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    Select a network, select an IP assignment type and then click ‘Finish.
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    To deploy vApps from a template click on ‘My cloud.
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    Click ‘Vapps,’
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    Click ‘Add vApps from catalog.
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    Select the template location from the look in drop down and select a template and click ‘Next.
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    Type in a name, give the vApp a description (optional).
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    configure the run time and storage leases (optional).
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    Click ‘Next.
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    To configure the virtual machine, select a network from the drop down.
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    Select the IP assignment from the drop down, type in a full name, (this is a friendly name), type in the computer name, (this is the internal host name).
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    Click ‘Next'.
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    Verify the specification and click ‘Finish.

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