On the 2nd of April 2013 Kenny Garreau covered objective 8 of the VCAP5-CID blueprint – vApp Design on the EMEA vBrownbag. The video from the session is below EMEA vBrownbag with Kenny Garreau covering VCAP5-CID Objective 8 – vApp Design from EMEA vBrownbag on Vimeo.
“In the ghetto, we use one vCenter vApp to migrate another vCenter vApp to Distributed vSwitches” Or something like that. The background, was I needed to move some hosts and VMs in my home lab to vDS to take advantage of their awesomeness along side vCloud Director. However, as my primary vCenter lived on those[…]
Incase you have more than a small hand full of vCO vApps handy, you can use vApp functionality in VUM to upgrade vCO. You’ll need to do the following to get that going: Create the vApp Baseline Creating a vApp baseline works much like creating other baselines. On the home page of your vSphere client[…]
In case you missed the announcement, the barrier to entry for vCenter Orchestrator was just lowered significantly with VMware’s release of the vCO 4.2 vApp. Here, we’ll talk about installing it. Installing the vCO vApp Assumptions Basically, I’m assuming that you have an edition of vSphere that is licensed for vCenter and have downloaded both[…]
It seems quite a lot of folks wrote in while I was at VMworld. Normally I try to address these individually, or with a post if it would be beneficial. In this case, a commenter on one of my old VCP4 prep pages wrote to ask: “Why would you use a vApp over a Folder?”[…]