Using VMware vFabric Application Director
  Introducing vFabric Application Director
    vFabric Application Director Overview
    Core Architectural Principles
      Deploying Any Application and Middleware Service
      Multicloud Support
      vFabric Application Director Extensibility and Open Architecture
      Standardization in vFabric Application Director
      Policy-Based Security
    Key Concepts
  Getting Started with vFabric Application Director
  Installing vFabric Application Director
    Preparing to Install vFabric Application Director
      vFabric Application Director System Requirements
      Set Up VMware vCenter Cluster Configurations
        Deploy the vFabric Application Director Appliance in vSphere
      Set Up vCloud Director for vFabric Application Director
        Verify Your vCloud Director Environment
        Deploy the vFabric Application Director Appliance in vCloud Director
    Start the vFabric Application Director Appliance
    Troubleshooting Problems Connecting to the vFabric Application Director Web Interface
    Unlock Your darwin_user Account
    Restarting vFabric Application Director
    Configure vFabric Application Director to Use a Proxy for External URLs
    Upgrading vFabric Application Director
  Setting Up Users and Groups
    Overview of Roles, Users, and Groups
    Predefined Users, Groups, and Roles
    Start the CLI in an Appliance
    Start the CLI Remotely
    Create Users and Groups with vFabric Application Director CLI
    Create and Activate an LDAP Configuration
    Import a SSL Certificate for Secure LDAP Connection
  Using the vFabric Application Director Web Interface
    Log In to vFabric Application Director
    Using the vFabric Application Director Web Interface
      Using the vFabric Application Director Buttons
      Understanding the vFabric Application Director Icons
  Setting Up Application Provisioning for the vCloud Director Environment
    Virtual Machine Requirements for Creating vCloud Director Custom Templates
    Creating Windows Virtual Machine Templates in vCloud Director
      Create and Configure Windows Virtual Machine Templates in vCloud Director
      Enable SID Change and Domain Join for Windows Virtual Machine Templates
      Add Windows Virtual Machine Templates to the vCloud Director Catalog
    Create Linux Virtual Machine Templates in vCloud Director
    Verify Cloud Template Configuration from the vCloud Director Catalog
    Updating Existing Virtual Machine Templates in vCloud Director
    Exporting Virtual Machine Templates with OVF Format
    Register the vCloud Director Cloud Provider and Template
    Create a vCloud Director Deployment Environment
  Setting Up Application Provisioning for the vCloud Automation Center Environment
    Virtual Machine Requirements for Creating vCloud Automation Center Custom Templates
    Creating Virtual Machine Templates in vCloud Automation Center
      Prepare vCenter Server Windows Virtual Machine Templates
      Prepare vCenter Server Linux Virtual Machine Templates
      Create vCloud Automation Center Blueprints for Clone Deployment
      Create and Configure vCloud Automation Center Blueprint for Linked Clone Deployment
        Create a Snapshot from a vCloud Automation Center Blueprint
    Updating Existing Virtual Machine Templates in vCloud Automation Center
    Register the vCloud Automation Center Cloud Provider and Template
    Create a vCloud Automation Center Deployment Environment
  Setting Up Application Provisioning for the Amazon EC2 Environment
    Configure Amazon EC2 Environment for vFabric Application Director
      Create an Endpoint VM
      Create a Cloud Tunnel to Connect to Amazon EC2
    Virtual Machine Requirements for Creating Amazon EC2 Custom Templates
    Create Amazon EC2 Virtual Machine Templates or AMIs
    Register the Amazon EC2 Cloud Provider and Template
    Create an Amazon EC2 Deployment Environment
  Developing vFabric Application Director Components
    Defining Component Actions
      Supported Action and Custom Task Scripts
    Configuring Component Properties
      Types of Properties
      Defining Property Values
      Binding to Other Properties
      Auto-Binding to Other Properties
      Passing Property Values Between Life Cycle Stages and Components
    vFabric Application Director Predefined Properties
      Predefined IP Address Property
      Predefined Node Array Index Property
    Secured Component Properties
    Required Component Properties
    Best Practices for Developing Components
  Managing the vFabric Application Director Catalog
    Add Operating Systems to the Catalog
    Add Tags to the Catalog
    Add a Service to the Catalog
      Create a Service Version in the Catalog
      Define Service Version Properties
      Add Action Scripts to the Service Version
      Maintain Service Versions
      Delete a Service from the Catalog
    Add a Logical Template to the Catalog
      Maintain Template Versions
      Delete a Logical Template from the Catalog
    Add a Custom Task to the Catalog
      Maintain Custom Task Versions
  Creating Applications
    Create an Application
    Creating an Advanced Blueprint
      Create a Dependency Between Components
      Specify a Node as a Cluster
      Define Multiple NICs for a Node
    Copy an Application Version
    Copy an Application
    Delete an Application Version
  Deploying Applications
    Set Up and Configure a Deployment Profile
      Create a Deployment Profile
      Configure the Deployment Environment Tab
      Configure the Application Properties Tab
      Review the Execution Plan and Add Custom Tasks
      Use an Existing Deployment Profile
    Deploy an Application
      Quick Deploy an Application
    Updating Application Deployments
      Initiate an Update Process to Scale Deployments
      Initiate an Update Process to Modify Configurations
      Troubleshoot Failed Update Process to Scale Deployments
      Troubleshoot Failed Update Process to Modify Configuration
    Understanding the Deployment and Update Process
    Using the Deployment Summary Page
  Deploying Predefined Catalog Components
    Using the Sample Templates
      Enable an SSH Connection for Ubuntu Virtual Machines
    Available Sample Applications for Deployment
      Deploy Clustered WebSphere Application Server Application
      Deploy Nanotrader Application
      Deploy WebLogic Clustered Deployment Application
      Deploy Clustered DotShoppingCart Application
      Deploy Clustered Dukes Bank Application
      Deploy Apache Hadoop Cluster
      Deploy Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
      Deploy jPetStore Application
      Deploy Spring Travel Application
      Deploy Zimbra Application
      Deploy the Zimbra Clustered Application
      Deploy Radiant CMS Application
    Update Deployed Sample Applications
      Initiate an Update Process to Scale Sample Applications
      Initiate an Update Process to Modify Configurations in Sample Applications
    Sample vFabric Application Director Catalog Tasks
      Add Join Domain Predefined Task
      Add APT Repository Config Predefined Task
      Add a YUM Repository Config Predefined Task
      Add a RHN Registration Predefined Task
    Sample vFabric Application Director Catalog Services
  Managing Deployments
    View Deployment Task and Blueprint Details for an Application
    View Deployed VM Details and Execution Plan of an Application
    Tear Down an Application from the Cloud
    Delete an Application Deployment from vFabric Application Director
    Cancel a Deployment or an Update Process
  Using the vFabric Application Director CLI
    General CLI Options
    Managing Users and Groups
    Managing LDAP Configurations
    Managing Cloud Tunnels
    Deploying and Updating an Application Using CLI
    Using CLI to Tear Down a Deployment
  Using the CLI Import and Export Functionality
    Using the CLI Export Command
    Using the CLI Import Command
  Introducing vFabric Application Director
    vFabric Application Director Overview
    Core Architectural Principles
      Deploying Any Application and Middleware Service
      Multicloud Support
      vFabric Application Director Extensibility and Open Architecture
      Standardization in vFabric Application Director
      Policy-Based Security
    Key Concepts
  Getting Started with vFabric Application Director
  Installing vFabric Application Director
    Preparing to Install vFabric Application Director
      vFabric Application Director System Requirements
      Set Up VMware vCenter Cluster Configurations
        Deploy the vFabric Application Director Appliance in vSphere
      Set Up vCloud Director for vFabric Application Director
        Verify Your vCloud Director Environment
        Deploy the vFabric Application Director Appliance in vCloud Director
    Start the vFabric Application Director Appliance
    Troubleshooting Problems Connecting to the vFabric Application Director Web Interface
    Unlock Your darwin_user Account
    Restarting vFabric Application Director
    Configure vFabric Application Director to Use a Proxy for External URLs
    Upgrading vFabric Application Director
  Setting Up Users and Groups
    Overview of Roles, Users, and Groups
    Predefined Users, Groups, and Roles
    Start the CLI in an Appliance
    Start the CLI Remotely
    Create Users and Groups with vFabric Application Director CLI
    Create and Activate an LDAP Configuration
    Import a SSL Certificate for Secure LDAP Connection
  Using the vFabric Application Director Web Interface
    Log In to vFabric Application Director
    Using the vFabric Application Director Web Interface
      Using the vFabric Application Director Buttons
      Understanding the vFabric Application Director Icons
  Setting Up Application Provisioning for the vCloud Director Environment
    Virtual Machine Requirements for Creating vCloud Director Custom Templates
    Creating Windows Virtual Machine Templates in vCloud Director
      Create and Configure Windows Virtual Machine Templates in vCloud Director
      Enable SID Change and Domain Join for Windows Virtual Machine Templates
      Add Windows Virtual Machine Templates to the vCloud Director Catalog
    Create Linux Virtual Machine Templates in vCloud Director
    Verify Cloud Template Configuration from the vCloud Director Catalog
    Updating Existing Virtual Machine Templates in vCloud Director
    Exporting Virtual Machine Templates with OVF Format
    Register the vCloud Director Cloud Provider and Template
    Create a vCloud Director Deployment Environment
  Setting Up Application Provisioning for the vCloud Automation Center Environment
    Virtual Machine Requirements for Creating vCloud Automation Center Custom Templates
    Creating Virtual Machine Templates in vCloud Automation Center
      Prepare vCenter Server Windows Virtual Machine Templates
      Prepare vCenter Server Linux Virtual Machine Templates
      Create vCloud Automation Center Blueprints for Clone Deployment
      Create and Configure vCloud Automation Center Blueprint for Linked Clone Deployment
        Create a Snapshot from a vCloud Automation Center Blueprint
    Updating Existing Virtual Machine Templates in vCloud Automation Center
    Register the vCloud Automation Center Cloud Provider and Template
    Create a vCloud Automation Center Deployment Environment
  Setting Up Application Provisioning for the Amazon EC2 Environment
    Configure Amazon EC2 Environment for vFabric Application Director
      Create an Endpoint VM
      Create a Cloud Tunnel to Connect to Amazon EC2
    Virtual Machine Requirements for Creating Amazon EC2 Custom Templates
    Create Amazon EC2 Virtual Machine Templates or AMIs
    Register the Amazon EC2 Cloud Provider and Template
    Create an Amazon EC2 Deployment Environment
  Developing vFabric Application Director Components
    Defining Component Actions
      Supported Action and Custom Task Scripts
    Configuring Component Properties
      Types of Properties
      Defining Property Values
      Binding to Other Properties
      Auto-Binding to Other Properties
      Passing Property Values Between Life Cycle Stages and Components
    vFabric Application Director Predefined Properties
      Predefined IP Address Property
      Predefined Node Array Index Property
    Secured Component Properties
    Required Component Properties
    Best Practices for Developing Components
  Managing the vFabric Application Director Catalog
    Add Operating Systems to the Catalog
    Add Tags to the Catalog
    Add a Service to the Catalog
      Create a Service Version in the Catalog
      Define Service Version Properties
      Add Action Scripts to the Service Version
      Maintain Service Versions
      Delete a Service from the Catalog
    Add a Logical Template to the Catalog
      Maintain Template Versions
      Delete a Logical Template from the Catalog
    Add a Custom Task to the Catalog
      Maintain Custom Task Versions
  Creating Applications
    Create an Application
    Creating an Advanced Blueprint
      Create a Dependency Between Components
      Specify a Node as a Cluster
      Define Multiple NICs for a Node
    Copy an Application Version
    Copy an Application
    Delete an Application Version
  Deploying Applications
    Set Up and Configure a Deployment Profile
      Create a Deployment Profile
      Configure the Deployment Environment Tab
      Configure the Application Properties Tab
      Review the Execution Plan and Add Custom Tasks
      Use an Existing Deployment Profile
    Deploy an Application
      Quick Deploy an Application
    Updating Application Deployments
      Initiate an Update Process to Scale Deployments
      Initiate an Update Process to Modify Configurations
      Troubleshoot Failed Update Process to Scale Deployments
      Troubleshoot Failed Update Process to Modify Configuration
    Understanding the Deployment and Update Process
    Using the Deployment Summary Page
  Deploying Predefined Catalog Components
    Using the Sample Templates
      Enable an SSH Connection for Ubuntu Virtual Machines
    Available Sample Applications for Deployment
      Deploy Clustered WebSphere Application Server Application
      Deploy Nanotrader Application
      Deploy WebLogic Clustered Deployment Application
      Deploy Clustered DotShoppingCart Application
      Deploy Clustered Dukes Bank Application
      Deploy Apache Hadoop Cluster
      Deploy Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
      Deploy jPetStore Application
      Deploy Spring Travel Application
      Deploy Zimbra Application
      Deploy the Zimbra Clustered Application
      Deploy Radiant CMS Application
    Update Deployed Sample Applications
      Initiate an Update Process to Scale Sample Applications
      Initiate an Update Process to Modify Configurations in Sample Applications
    Sample vFabric Application Director Catalog Tasks
      Add Join Domain Predefined Task
      Add APT Repository Config Predefined Task
      Add a YUM Repository Config Predefined Task
      Add a RHN Registration Predefined Task
    Sample vFabric Application Director Catalog Services
  Managing Deployments
    View Deployment Task and Blueprint Details for an Application
    View Deployed VM Details and Execution Plan of an Application
    Tear Down an Application from the Cloud
    Delete an Application Deployment from vFabric Application Director
    Cancel a Deployment or an Update Process
  Using the vFabric Application Director CLI
    General CLI Options
    Managing Users and Groups
    Managing LDAP Configurations
    Managing Cloud Tunnels
    Deploying and Updating an Application Using CLI
    Using CLI to Tear Down a Deployment
  Using the CLI Import and Export Functionality
    Using the CLI Export Command
    Using the CLI Import Command
VMware vFabric Application Director Catalog Services
  Sample vFabric Application Director Catalog Services
  Using and Configuring Sample Application Server Services
    Sample Application Server Services
      Configure the Oracle WebLogic Server 13.0.0 Service
      Configure the Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.1 Service
  Sample Database Server Services
  Sample Web Server Services
  Sample Monitoring Server Services
  Sample Performance Management Service
  Sample Zimbra Services
  Various Sample Services
  Sample vFabric Application Director Catalog Services
  Using and Configuring Sample Application Server Services
    Sample Application Server Services
      Configure the Oracle WebLogic Server 13.0.0 Service
      Configure the Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.1 Service
  Sample Database Server Services
  Sample Web Server Services
  Sample Monitoring Server Services
  Sample Performance Management Service
  Sample Zimbra Services
  Various Sample Services
vFabric Application Director Troubleshooting
  Collecting Logs to Troubleshoot Failures
    Retrieve Logs from the User Interface
    View Failed Virtual Machine Tasks
    Collect Logs from the vFabric Application Director Appliance
    Retrieve Logs for API Calls
    Collect Log Files from Deployed Virtual Machines
  Troubleshooting Common Errors During Deployment
    vFabric Application Director Agent Bootstrap Problems Cause Deployment Error
    Hyperic Agent Does Not Start
    A Task in the Execution Plan Failed
    Deployment Failed But Task Still Running
    Deployment in Progress Indefinitely
    Custom Task in Progress Indefinitely
    Join Domain Custom Task Fails to Run
    Deployment Fails with a Timeout Error
    Error in the vCloud Director Cloud Environment
    Cloud Template EULA Not Accepted
    Virtual Machines Cannot be Created in the vCloud Director Environment
    Powered Off vCloud Director Virtual Machines Cause Provisioning Error
    vCloud Director Windows Virtual Machine Login Problems
    vCenter Server Instance Not Connected to vCloud Director
    vSphere DRS Fails to Move Virtual Machine
    Insufficient Resources in the Cloud Environment
    Network Connection to the Cloud Timed Out
    Cannot Log In to the Cloud Provider
    Action Scripts Running Beyond the Default Time Cause Errors
    Overriding Blueprint Property Values and Resetting Them Causes an Error
    Invalid Property Value Causes Deployment Error
    PowerShell Background Job Is Unresponsive
    Cannot Extract Files to the Windows System Directory
    Invalid Amazon EC2 Cloud Tunnel IP Address Causes Deployment Failure
    Deployment to the Amazon EC2 Environment Fails
    Continuous Deployments to Amazon EC2 Causes Error
  Troubleshooting Common Errors During an Update Process
    Update Process to Scale Deployments Fails
    Update Process to Modify Configuration Fails
    Network Connection to the vFabric Application Director Server Timed Out
    Update Configuration CLI command Fails
    Application Deployment Not Found
    Redis Server Connection Problems Cause Update Error
    RabitMQ Server Connection Problems Causes Update Error
  Troubleshooting vFabric Application Director Errors
    New Cloud Provider Registration Fails with an Authentication Error
    Error Messages You Can Safely Ignore
    Invalid URL Error
    Blank vFabric Application Director Web Interface
    Hyperic Agent Fails with an Error
    CentOS Logical Template Error
    Sample Clustered DotShoppingCart Application Not Loading
    Sample Zimbra Clustered Application Not Loading
    Application Version Cannot be Saved
    CLI Session Status Error
    LDAP Server Connectivity Problems
    Unknown LDAP Server Error
    PowerShell Script Does Not Run
    Appliance User Interface Problems
  Collecting Logs to Troubleshoot Failures
    Retrieve Logs from the User Interface
    View Failed Virtual Machine Tasks
    Collect Logs from the vFabric Application Director Appliance
    Retrieve Logs for API Calls
    Collect Log Files from Deployed Virtual Machines
  Troubleshooting Common Errors During Deployment
    vFabric Application Director Agent Bootstrap Problems Cause Deployment Error
    Hyperic Agent Does Not Start
    A Task in the Execution Plan Failed
    Deployment Failed But Task Still Running
    Deployment in Progress Indefinitely
    Custom Task in Progress Indefinitely
    Join Domain Custom Task Fails to Run
    Deployment Fails with a Timeout Error
    Error in the vCloud Director Cloud Environment
    Cloud Template EULA Not Accepted
    Virtual Machines Cannot be Created in the vCloud Director Environment
    Powered Off vCloud Director Virtual Machines Cause Provisioning Error
    vCloud Director Windows Virtual Machine Login Problems
    vCenter Server Instance Not Connected to vCloud Director
    vSphere DRS Fails to Move Virtual Machine
    Insufficient Resources in the Cloud Environment
    Network Connection to the Cloud Timed Out
    Cannot Log In to the Cloud Provider
    Action Scripts Running Beyond the Default Time Cause Errors
    Overriding Blueprint Property Values and Resetting Them Causes an Error
    Invalid Property Value Causes Deployment Error
    PowerShell Background Job Is Unresponsive
    Cannot Extract Files to the Windows System Directory
    Invalid Amazon EC2 Cloud Tunnel IP Address Causes Deployment Failure
    Deployment to the Amazon EC2 Environment Fails
    Continuous Deployments to Amazon EC2 Causes Error
  Troubleshooting Common Errors During an Update Process
    Update Process to Scale Deployments Fails
    Update Process to Modify Configuration Fails
    Network Connection to the vFabric Application Director Server Timed Out
    Update Configuration CLI command Fails
    Application Deployment Not Found
    Redis Server Connection Problems Cause Update Error
    RabitMQ Server Connection Problems Causes Update Error
  Troubleshooting vFabric Application Director Errors
    New Cloud Provider Registration Fails with an Authentication Error
    Error Messages You Can Safely Ignore
    Invalid URL Error
    Blank vFabric Application Director Web Interface
    Hyperic Agent Fails with an Error
    CentOS Logical Template Error
    Sample Clustered DotShoppingCart Application Not Loading
    Sample Zimbra Clustered Application Not Loading
    Application Version Cannot be Saved
    CLI Session Status Error
    LDAP Server Connectivity Problems
    Unknown LDAP Server Error
    PowerShell Script Does Not Run
    Appliance User Interface Problems
VMware vFabric Application Director API Programming
  Using vFabric Application Director REST APIs
  REST APIs for Applications
  REST APIs for Deployment Profiles
  REST APIs for Deployment
  REST APIs for Scheduling a Deployment
  REST APIs for Scaling Deployed Applications
  REST APIs for Configuring Deployed Applications
  REST APIs for Managing Deployments
  REST APIs to Export and Import Application Packages
  REST APIs for Notification Registration
  Using vFabric Application Director REST APIs
  REST APIs for Applications
  REST APIs for Deployment Profiles
  REST APIs for Deployment
  REST APIs for Scheduling a Deployment
  REST APIs for Scaling Deployed Applications
  REST APIs for Configuring Deployed Applications
  REST APIs for Managing Deployments
  REST APIs to Export and Import Application Packages
  REST APIs for Notification Registration
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