VMware vCloud Director Cookbook.

By: Langenhan, DanielPublisher: Olton : Packt Publishing, Limited, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource (445 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781782177678Subject(s): Barth, Karl, -- 1886-1968.;Bible. -- O.T. -- Isaiah -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.;Bible -- Hermeneutics.;Bible -- Theology.;Protestantism -- BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: VMware vCloud Director CookbookDDC classification: 006 LOC classification: QA76.585 -- .L36 2013ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- VMware vCloud Director Cookbook -- Table of Contents -- VMware vCloud Director Cookbook -- Credits -- About the Author -- About the Reviewers -- www.PacktPub.com -- Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more -- Why Subscribe? -- Free Access for Packt account holders -- Instant Updates on New Packt Books -- Preface -- What this book covers -- What you need for this book -- Who this book is for -- Conventions -- Reader feedback -- Customer support -- Downloading the example code -- Errata -- Piracy -- Questions -- 1. Setting Up Networks -- Introduction -- Network Pools -- Setting up an External Network -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Creating 1,000 isolated networks without VXLANs -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- See also -- Making VXLANs work -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- See also -- Integrating the Cisco 1000v into vCD -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- See also -- Giving your networks an Edge -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Doing it all(most) without a Distributed Switch -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- 2. vCloud Networks -- Introduction -- Usage of different Network types -- Isolated vApp Network -- VMs directly connected to an External Network -- vApp Network connected via vApp router to an External Network -- VMs directly connected to an isolated Organization Network -- vApp connected via a vApp router to an isolated Organization Network -- VMs connected directly to an Edge device -- A vApp connected to an Edge via a vApp router -- IP management -- Some things you will need for all of the recipes for this chapter -- Deploying a vApp with a vApp router -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works...
Forwarding an RDP (or SSH) session into an isolated vApp -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more… -- Creating multiple forwards -- Logging network traffic -- Other ideas -- See also -- Accessing a fully isolated vApp or Organization Network -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more… -- See also -- Using Organization Networks for interconnection between vApps -- Getting ready -- How to do it… -- How it works... -- There's more… -- Using templates with firewall and NAT settings -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Connecting a physical device to an isolated network -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- Sharpening the Edge -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Using vApp Network fencing -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Creating multitiered vApp Networks -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Downloading and importing a virtual router into vCloud -- Setting up the networking -- Setting up the web interface -- Configuring the WAN interfaces with the correct network settings -- Configuring the OPT1 interfaces with the correct network settings -- Configuring static routing -- See also -- Ensuring no change in IP after redeployment -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- Ensuring no change occurs in IP after redeployment by setting up the vApp -- Ensuring no change occurs in IP after redeployment by retrofitting an existing vApp -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Automatic IP management for External Network Pools -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Static DNS Pool -- Preallocated DNS pool with a manual IP -- Automated setup -- Linux and Guest Customization -- See also.
Creating load-balanced VMs in an organization -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Load balancer methods -- See also -- Creating a secure connection between organizations (which can be in different vClouds) -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Connecting to other networks in the same organization -- Connection to the outside -- Public IPs -- More VPN possibilities -- Monitoring which network resources have been used where -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- See also -- 3. Better vApps -- Introduction -- vSphere and vCloud vApps -- Roles and rights -- Proper vApp startup and shutdown -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- Important changes in vCloud 5.5 -- There's more... -- Power Off -- Templates -- Adding a VM to a vApp -- Getting ready -- How to do it… -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Importing a vApp into vCloud -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- Importing a VM from vSphere -- Importing an OVF/OVA into a catalog -- Import an OVF/OVA into My Cloud -- Importing from Workstation/Fusion -- How it works... -- Important changes in vCloud 5.5 -- There's more... -- Aftercare -- Migrating running VMs -- See also -- Exporting a vApp from vCloud -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- Exporting a vApp from a catalog -- Exporting a vApp from My Cloud -- How it works... -- See also -- Creating a sandbox environment -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- Creating an organization for the sandbox -- Creating an OvDC for the sandbox -- Adding networking -- How it works... -- Lease time -- Allocation model -- Networking -- There's more... -- Fair warning -- Using an Edge gateway to give access to the play infrastructure -- Using Guest Customization with pre and post deploy -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works...
There's more... -- Limits -- Old bugs -- Logfiles -- Template Guest Customization -- See also -- Using PowerShell or Perl to perform Guest Customization tasks -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- Using PowerShell or Perl to perform Guest Customization tasks via the VM Properties -- Using PowerShell or Perl to perform Guest Customization tasks via an OS script -- How it works... -- Windows PowerShell wrapper -- Linux Perl wrapper -- There's more... -- See also -- Sharing a vApp -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Joining VMs automatically to domains -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Configuring the organization -- Configuring the VM -- Using vApp maintenance mode -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- See also -- 4. Datastores and Storage Profiles -- Introduction -- Datastores, profiles, and clusters -- Thin provisioning -- Fast provisioning -- Adding a new storage profile to vCD -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more… -- See also -- Using a specific datastore for templates -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- See also -- Using storage profiles for storage tiering -- Getting ready -- How to do it… -- How it works... -- See also -- Making operations on NFS datastores faster -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more… -- See also -- Working with vApp templates and their Shadows -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more… -- Reducing the chain length of Linked Clones -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- Configuring storage alarms -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Monitoring storage -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works...
The problems associated with the backup and restore of vCloud -- How it works... -- 5. Working with the vCloud API -- Introduction -- Logging in to the System organization -- Gathering prerequisites and information gathering -- Project Onyx -- Using PowerShell with vCloud Director -- Getting ready -- Installing PowerCLI -- A PowerShell editor -- How to do it... -- Connecting vApp -- Gathering information -- Creating vApp -- Powering on vApp -- How it works... -- See also -- Accessing REST with Firefox -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- The first connection -- Gathering information -- Creating a new vApp -- Powering on -- How it works... -- See also -- Accessing vCD via PHP -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- Base PHP skeleton -- Connecting to vCloud -- Gathering information -- Creating a new vApp -- Powering on the vApp -- How it works... -- See also -- Using vCenter Orchestrator to automate vCloud -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- The first connection -- Gathering information -- Creating a new vApp and powering it on -- How it works... -- There's more… -- See also -- A scripted cell shutdown -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- The script -- How it works... -- There's more… -- Adding ISO files to vCD automatically -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- 6. Improving the vCloud Design -- Introduction -- Creating a naming standard -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- vSphere naming standard -- vCloud naming standard -- Example of a naming standard notation -- How it works... -- Using service accounts in the vCloud environment -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- Creating a service account in AD -- Creating a service account in SSO -- Assigning a service account in vCenter -- Adding a vCloud service account to vCNS -- How it works... -- AD or SSO? -- Understanding vCloud connections -- There's more... -- See also.
Setting up networks for the vCloud VM.
Summary: VMware vCloud Director Cookbook will adopt a Cookbook-based approach. Packed with illustrations and programming examples, this book explains the simple as well as the complex recipes in an easy-to-understand language."VMware vCloud Director Cookbook" is aimed at system administrators and technical architects moving from a virtualized environment to cloud environments. Familiarity with cloud computing platforms and some knowledge of virtualization and managing cloud environments is expected.
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Intro -- VMware vCloud Director Cookbook -- Table of Contents -- VMware vCloud Director Cookbook -- Credits -- About the Author -- About the Reviewers -- www.PacktPub.com -- Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more -- Why Subscribe? -- Free Access for Packt account holders -- Instant Updates on New Packt Books -- Preface -- What this book covers -- What you need for this book -- Who this book is for -- Conventions -- Reader feedback -- Customer support -- Downloading the example code -- Errata -- Piracy -- Questions -- 1. Setting Up Networks -- Introduction -- Network Pools -- Setting up an External Network -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Creating 1,000 isolated networks without VXLANs -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- See also -- Making VXLANs work -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- See also -- Integrating the Cisco 1000v into vCD -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- See also -- Giving your networks an Edge -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Doing it all(most) without a Distributed Switch -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- 2. vCloud Networks -- Introduction -- Usage of different Network types -- Isolated vApp Network -- VMs directly connected to an External Network -- vApp Network connected via vApp router to an External Network -- VMs directly connected to an isolated Organization Network -- vApp connected via a vApp router to an isolated Organization Network -- VMs connected directly to an Edge device -- A vApp connected to an Edge via a vApp router -- IP management -- Some things you will need for all of the recipes for this chapter -- Deploying a vApp with a vApp router -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works...

Forwarding an RDP (or SSH) session into an isolated vApp -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more… -- Creating multiple forwards -- Logging network traffic -- Other ideas -- See also -- Accessing a fully isolated vApp or Organization Network -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more… -- See also -- Using Organization Networks for interconnection between vApps -- Getting ready -- How to do it… -- How it works... -- There's more… -- Using templates with firewall and NAT settings -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Connecting a physical device to an isolated network -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- Sharpening the Edge -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Using vApp Network fencing -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Creating multitiered vApp Networks -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Downloading and importing a virtual router into vCloud -- Setting up the networking -- Setting up the web interface -- Configuring the WAN interfaces with the correct network settings -- Configuring the OPT1 interfaces with the correct network settings -- Configuring static routing -- See also -- Ensuring no change in IP after redeployment -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- Ensuring no change occurs in IP after redeployment by setting up the vApp -- Ensuring no change occurs in IP after redeployment by retrofitting an existing vApp -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Automatic IP management for External Network Pools -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Static DNS Pool -- Preallocated DNS pool with a manual IP -- Automated setup -- Linux and Guest Customization -- See also.

Creating load-balanced VMs in an organization -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Load balancer methods -- See also -- Creating a secure connection between organizations (which can be in different vClouds) -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Connecting to other networks in the same organization -- Connection to the outside -- Public IPs -- More VPN possibilities -- Monitoring which network resources have been used where -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- See also -- 3. Better vApps -- Introduction -- vSphere and vCloud vApps -- Roles and rights -- Proper vApp startup and shutdown -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- Important changes in vCloud 5.5 -- There's more... -- Power Off -- Templates -- Adding a VM to a vApp -- Getting ready -- How to do it… -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Importing a vApp into vCloud -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- Importing a VM from vSphere -- Importing an OVF/OVA into a catalog -- Import an OVF/OVA into My Cloud -- Importing from Workstation/Fusion -- How it works... -- Important changes in vCloud 5.5 -- There's more... -- Aftercare -- Migrating running VMs -- See also -- Exporting a vApp from vCloud -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- Exporting a vApp from a catalog -- Exporting a vApp from My Cloud -- How it works... -- See also -- Creating a sandbox environment -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- Creating an organization for the sandbox -- Creating an OvDC for the sandbox -- Adding networking -- How it works... -- Lease time -- Allocation model -- Networking -- There's more... -- Fair warning -- Using an Edge gateway to give access to the play infrastructure -- Using Guest Customization with pre and post deploy -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works...

There's more... -- Limits -- Old bugs -- Logfiles -- Template Guest Customization -- See also -- Using PowerShell or Perl to perform Guest Customization tasks -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- Using PowerShell or Perl to perform Guest Customization tasks via the VM Properties -- Using PowerShell or Perl to perform Guest Customization tasks via an OS script -- How it works... -- Windows PowerShell wrapper -- Linux Perl wrapper -- There's more... -- See also -- Sharing a vApp -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Joining VMs automatically to domains -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Configuring the organization -- Configuring the VM -- Using vApp maintenance mode -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- See also -- 4. Datastores and Storage Profiles -- Introduction -- Datastores, profiles, and clusters -- Thin provisioning -- Fast provisioning -- Adding a new storage profile to vCD -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more… -- See also -- Using a specific datastore for templates -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- See also -- Using storage profiles for storage tiering -- Getting ready -- How to do it… -- How it works... -- See also -- Making operations on NFS datastores faster -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more… -- See also -- Working with vApp templates and their Shadows -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more… -- Reducing the chain length of Linked Clones -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- Configuring storage alarms -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- There's more... -- Monitoring storage -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works...

The problems associated with the backup and restore of vCloud -- How it works... -- 5. Working with the vCloud API -- Introduction -- Logging in to the System organization -- Gathering prerequisites and information gathering -- Project Onyx -- Using PowerShell with vCloud Director -- Getting ready -- Installing PowerCLI -- A PowerShell editor -- How to do it... -- Connecting vApp -- Gathering information -- Creating vApp -- Powering on vApp -- How it works... -- See also -- Accessing REST with Firefox -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- The first connection -- Gathering information -- Creating a new vApp -- Powering on -- How it works... -- See also -- Accessing vCD via PHP -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- Base PHP skeleton -- Connecting to vCloud -- Gathering information -- Creating a new vApp -- Powering on the vApp -- How it works... -- See also -- Using vCenter Orchestrator to automate vCloud -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- The first connection -- Gathering information -- Creating a new vApp and powering it on -- How it works... -- There's more… -- See also -- A scripted cell shutdown -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- The script -- How it works... -- There's more… -- Adding ISO files to vCD automatically -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- How it works... -- 6. Improving the vCloud Design -- Introduction -- Creating a naming standard -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- vSphere naming standard -- vCloud naming standard -- Example of a naming standard notation -- How it works... -- Using service accounts in the vCloud environment -- Getting ready -- How to do it... -- Creating a service account in AD -- Creating a service account in SSO -- Assigning a service account in vCenter -- Adding a vCloud service account to vCNS -- How it works... -- AD or SSO? -- Understanding vCloud connections -- There's more... -- See also.

Setting up networks for the vCloud VM.

VMware vCloud Director Cookbook will adopt a Cookbook-based approach. Packed with illustrations and programming examples, this book explains the simple as well as the complex recipes in an easy-to-understand language."VMware vCloud Director Cookbook" is aimed at system administrators and technical architects moving from a virtualized environment to cloud environments. Familiarity with cloud computing platforms and some knowledge of virtualization and managing cloud environments is expected.

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