Tag Archives: vCloud Director

How to remote access a Linux GUI from a vCloud environment using a PC or an iPad?

I’ve received this question from one of my readers where he wanted an RDP-like mechanism to access the Linux GUI from a PC or a mobile device (e.g. iPad or iPhone). In his environment he plans to provide some GUI-based applications to his end-users and it must be accessible remotely using Windows and iOS. The

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Publishing the vCloud Director portal on the Internet

One of the very frequent questions I see internally on the VMware mailing lists is how to publish a vCloud Director portal on the Internet. I’ve personally went through the dilemma of searching for such information and had no luck to find something documented in a clear way with configuration examples. In this post I

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Integrating VMware vCloud Director with vShield Edge and vShield App

Until a very recent date, I was not quite sure whether this is possible or not. In fact, whenever I was asked if vCloud Director can work with the fully licensed vShield Edge/App or not, I thought the safest answer would be No! After doing some research internally at VMware, I found a great presentation

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Changing/Renewing your SSL certificates on vCloud Director Cells

I was working on my vCloud Director lab the other day when I noticed that my SSL certificates expired. I was actually using the same certificates that i generated back in the old beta days. Although there is no way to renew this SSL certificates from the vCD GUI, the process is fairly easy using

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The mysterious required DNS field in the vCloud Director OrgNet

What a title! While playing with VMware vCloud Director during the beta phase, I came across some interesting points that I documented in my OneNote. One of these points that always confused me is the required DNS field when you create a new Organization Network. Have a look on the screenshot below. If you look

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Authored by Hany Michael, Sr.Staff Architect - VMware.(Read more)

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