VMware vFabric Data Director Installation Guide
  Installation Prerequisites and vSphere Setup
    Prerequisites for Data Director
    vSphere Settings
      Create and Configure the Data Director Cluster
      Enable vSphere Network Time Protocol
      Virtual Switches and Port Groups in vSphere
  Planning the Network Configuration
    Network Configurations for vFabric Data Director
    Relating Networks in vSphere and Data Director
    Data Director Networks, IP Allocation, and Firewalls
      Firewall Ports to Open For Data Director Network Traffic
      IP Address and DHCP or IP Pool Setup
      Multiple-Gateway Network Setups
    Four VLAN Network Configuration
    Two VLAN Network Configuration
    One VLAN Network Configuration
  Deploy the Data Director vApp
    Start the Wizard and Specify vApp Properties
    Specify Network Mappings and Network Properties
    Finish Data Director vApp Deployment
  Set Up Data Director
    Start the Data Director Setup Wizard
    Accept the License Agreement
    Create the Initial Data Director System Administrator Account
    Set User Management Mode
    Configure the Branding Settings
    Configure SMTP Settings
    Configure the vCenter Network and Its Network Adapters
    Configure Network Mapping
    Configure Networks and Network Adapters
    Enter License Information
    Review Data Director Setup
  vFabric Data Director Upgrade
    About the vFabric Data Director Upgrade Process
    Data Director Upgrade Virtual Appliance Process Overview
    Data Director Upgrade Database Virtual Machines Process Overview
    Upgrade a Data Director Virtual Appliance
      Start vSphere Update Manager
      Configure Proxy Settings
      Download the Upgrade Source and Accept the EULA
      Create an Upgrade Baseline
      Specify Upgrade Compliance Settings
      Shut Down Data Director
      Configure the Upgrade Remediation Task and Run the Upgrade Process
    Upgrade Data Director Database Virtual Machines (DBVMs)
  Installation Prerequisites and vSphere Setup
    Prerequisites for Data Director
    vSphere Settings
      Create and Configure the Data Director Cluster
      Enable vSphere Network Time Protocol
      Virtual Switches and Port Groups in vSphere
  Planning the Network Configuration
    Network Configurations for vFabric Data Director
    Relating Networks in vSphere and Data Director
    Data Director Networks, IP Allocation, and Firewalls
      Firewall Ports to Open For Data Director Network Traffic
      IP Address and DHCP or IP Pool Setup
      Multiple-Gateway Network Setups
    Four VLAN Network Configuration
    Two VLAN Network Configuration
    One VLAN Network Configuration
  Deploy the Data Director vApp
    Start the Wizard and Specify vApp Properties
    Specify Network Mappings and Network Properties
    Finish Data Director vApp Deployment
  Set Up Data Director
    Start the Data Director Setup Wizard
    Accept the License Agreement
    Create the Initial Data Director System Administrator Account
    Set User Management Mode
    Configure the Branding Settings
    Configure SMTP Settings
    Configure the vCenter Network and Its Network Adapters
    Configure Network Mapping
    Configure Networks and Network Adapters
    Enter License Information
    Review Data Director Setup
  vFabric Data Director Upgrade
    About the vFabric Data Director Upgrade Process
    Data Director Upgrade Virtual Appliance Process Overview
    Data Director Upgrade Database Virtual Machines Process Overview
    Upgrade a Data Director Virtual Appliance
      Start vSphere Update Manager
      Configure Proxy Settings
      Download the Upgrade Source and Accept the EULA
      Create an Upgrade Baseline
      Specify Upgrade Compliance Settings
      Shut Down Data Director
      Configure the Upgrade Remediation Task and Run the Upgrade Process
    Upgrade Data Director Database Virtual Machines (DBVMs)
VMware vFabric Data Director Administrator and User Guide
  VMware vFabric Data Director Overview
    Data Director System Architecture
    VMware Data Director Components
    Data Director User Management Modes
    About Data Director Administration
    Data Director Supported Databases
      Oracle databases
      VMware vFabric Postgres databases
  Managing Data Director Resources
    Resource Management Overview
    Resource Bundles and Resource Pools
    System Resource Bundle
    Resource Assignment
    vSphere Resource Pools and Data Director
    Viewing Resource Information
    Create the System Resource Pool
    Create the System Resource Bundle
    Monitor Resource Usage
    Create a Resource Pool
    Create a Resource Bundle
    Assign a Resource Bundle to an Organization
    Perform Advanced Cluster Configuration
  Managing Users and Roles
    User Management Overview
    Authenticating Users
    Role-Based Access Control
    Predefined Roles
    Privileges
    Propagation of Permissions and Roles
    Organization Privileges and Permissions
    Add Users to Your Organization
    Add Roles to an Organization
    Grant a Permission to a User
    Modify Organization Security Settings
  Building DBVMs and Base DB Templates
    Database Virtual Machine OVA Files
    Deploy a DBVM OVA File
    Build a SLES and Oracle Base Database Virtual Machine
      Install Oracle in the SLES Base DBVM
      Convert a Base DBVM into a Base DB Template
      Validate a Base DB Template
      Assign a Base DB Template to a Resource Bundle
    Build a Custom RHEL and Oracle Database Template
      Deploy the base database VM into the System Resource Pool
      Repackage the Linux ISO Image
      Install Linux on a Blank Virtual Machine
      Initialize the Virtual Machine to Make It Oracle and Data Director Compliant
      Install Oracle 11g R2 Software
      Convert a Base DBVM into a Base DB Template
      Validate a Base DB Template
      Install the Operating System and Database Software in a Blank DBVM
      Assign a Base DB Template to a Resource Bundle
    Requirements for the Kickstart File
    Database Update Configuration
    Configure a vPostgres Update Chain
    Update an Oracle Database
      Prepare an Oracle Template with Required Patches
      Create a Base Database VM from an Existing Template
      Apply a Patch to the Base Database Virtual Machine
      Configure an Oracle Update Chain
  Managing Organizations
    Organization Structure
    Operating Organizations
    Managing Resources For Organizations
    Managing Organization Users
    Create a Data Director Organization
    Bind a vCloud Director Organization to Data Director
  IP Whitelists
    Create an Organization IP Whitelist
    Apply IP Whitelists to Databases
    Create Custom IP Whitelists
  Managing Database Groups
    Database Group Management Overview
    Managing Resources for Database Groups
    Storage Reservation
    Database Groups and Security
    Create a Database Group
  Managing Database Templates
    Introduction to Database Templates
    Enable a Base DB Template
    Create a DB Parameter Group
    Create a Resource Template
    Modify a Resource Template
    Create a Backup Template
    Modify a Backup Template
  Managing Databases
    Database Lifecycle
    Requirements for Creating Databases
    Database Creation
      Create an Empty Database
      Create a Database from a Catalog
      Requirements for Ingesting External Databases
      Ingest an External Database
        Configure the Ingestion Process Settings
        Configure the Database Refresh Profile
        Enter General Database Information
    Using Tags
      Create a Tag
      Associate a Tag with an Existing Database
    Managing the Organization Catalog
      Add a Database to the Catalog
      Add a Database to the Catalog Using the Catalog Tab
      Remove a Database From the Organization Catalog
    Batch Operations and Scheduled Tasks
      Run Basic Batch Operations
      Schedule Actions
    Updating Databases
      Update a Database
    Database Administration
      Managing Database Properties
        Edit General Database Properties
        Edit Database Resource Settings
        Edit Database Backup Settings
      Monitor Database Group and Database Statistics
        Monitor Database Group Statistics
        Monitor Database Statistics
  Cloning Databases
    Clone Types
    Cloning Customizations
    Clone a Database
      Configure the Clone Type
      Configure the General Clone Settings
      Enter the Clone Configuration Settings
      Configure the Clone Options Settings
      Configuring IP Whitelists Settings for the Clone
      Review the Clone Configuration Summary
    Managing Post-Clone Scripts
      Author a Post-Clone Script
      Add an Existing Post-Clone Script to a Database
      Edit a Post-Clone Script
      Save Post-Clone Scripts to an External Location
      Choose the Default Post-Clone Script
      Delete a Post-Clone Script
    Managing a Cloned Database Refresh
      Refresh a Cloned Database Manually
      Configure an Automatic Refresh Profile for Cloned Databases
  Managing Database Entities
    Database Entity Management
      View Database Entities
      Vacuum Analyze a Database
      Create a Schema
      Create a Table for Schema Data
      Create a View
      Examine View Data
      Create a Constraint
    SQL Management
      Enter and Run a SQL Query
      View a Query Plan
  Safeguarding Data
    Backup Strategies
    Backup Types
      External Backups
      Snapshot Backups
      Point-In-Time Recovery
    Backup Template Settings
    Preconfigured Backup Templates
    Select a Database Backup Template
    Schedule Regular Database Backups
    Recover a Database
    Import Backups
    Use VMware Data Recovery to Back Up Data Director
      Install and Connect to the VMware Data Recovery (VDR) Appliance
      Take External Backups with VMware Data Recovery
      Restore a VMware Data Recovery Backup
      Import VMware Data Recovery Backups
    Database End of Life and Backups
    Perform Point-in-time Recovery of Management Server Database
    Add Pre-Action and Post-Action Scripts to the DBVM for Selected Agents
  Monitoring the Data Director Environment
    Explore Monitoring Customization and Filtering
    Monitoring for System Administrators
      Explore System Dashboard Customizations
      Explore Monitoring Customizations for System Administrators
      Create, Download, and Delete Diagnostics Packages
      Understanding Cluster Alarms
    Monitoring for Organization Administrators
      Explore Organization Administrator Dashboard
      Explore Monitoring Customizations for Organization Administrators
    Explore Database Monitoring
    Working with Alarms
      Create a Custom Alarm
      Delete or Disable an Alarm
  Managing Licenses
    License Management Overview
    Counting Data Director Licenses
    About Evaluation Licenses
    Add License Keys
    View License Information
    View License Usage Information
    Change the Database Usage Type
    Remove License Keys
  IP Pool Management
    Add an IP Pool
    Edit IP Pool
    Delete an IP Pool
  VMware vCloud Director Integration
    Enable vCloud Director Integration in Setup
    Enable vCloud Director Integration after Setup
    Edit or Disable vCloud Director Integration
    Add a vCloud Director Organization Administrator
  Reconfiguring Data Director Networks
    Change the vCenter IP Address
    Reconfigure the Web Console Network Mapping or Network Adapter
    Reconfigure the vCenter Network Mapping
    Reconfigure the vCenter Network Adapter Settings
    Reconfigure the DB Name Service Network or DB Name Service Network Adapter
    Reconfigure the Internal Network or Internal Network Adapter Mapping
    Verify Network Settings in Data Director
    Reconfigure the Database Access Network Used by a Database Group
    Modify IP Pool Settings
  Managing SSL Keys and Certificates
    Regenerate Management Server Key and Certificate
    Import Management Server Key and Certificate
    Edit Management Server Certificate
    Regenerate DB Name Server Key and Certificate
    Import DB Name Server Key and Certificate
    Edit DB Name Server Certificate
    Regenerate DBVM Key and Certificate
    Import DBVM Key and Certificate
    Edit DBVM Certificate
  Data Director Troubleshooting
    vCenter Server Stops Responding
    Resource Bundles Become Unusable Because DRS Is Disabled
    Missing Resource Pool
    Troubleshooting for SSL Communication
    Database Cannot Be Connected Using the JDBC Connection String
  VMware vFabric Data Director Overview
    Data Director System Architecture
    VMware Data Director Components
    Data Director User Management Modes
    About Data Director Administration
    Data Director Supported Databases
      Oracle databases
      VMware vFabric Postgres databases
  Managing Data Director Resources
    Resource Management Overview
    Resource Bundles and Resource Pools
    System Resource Bundle
    Resource Assignment
    vSphere Resource Pools and Data Director
    Viewing Resource Information
    Create the System Resource Pool
    Create the System Resource Bundle
    Monitor Resource Usage
    Create a Resource Pool
    Create a Resource Bundle
    Assign a Resource Bundle to an Organization
    Perform Advanced Cluster Configuration
  Managing Users and Roles
    User Management Overview
    Authenticating Users
    Role-Based Access Control
    Predefined Roles
    Privileges
    Propagation of Permissions and Roles
    Organization Privileges and Permissions
    Add Users to Your Organization
    Add Roles to an Organization
    Grant a Permission to a User
    Modify Organization Security Settings
  Building DBVMs and Base DB Templates
    Database Virtual Machine OVA Files
    Deploy a DBVM OVA File
    Build a SLES and Oracle Base Database Virtual Machine
      Install Oracle in the SLES Base DBVM
      Convert a Base DBVM into a Base DB Template
      Validate a Base DB Template
      Assign a Base DB Template to a Resource Bundle
    Build a Custom RHEL and Oracle Database Template
      Deploy the base database VM into the System Resource Pool
      Repackage the Linux ISO Image
      Install Linux on a Blank Virtual Machine
      Initialize the Virtual Machine to Make It Oracle and Data Director Compliant
      Install Oracle 11g R2 Software
      Convert a Base DBVM into a Base DB Template
      Validate a Base DB Template
      Install the Operating System and Database Software in a Blank DBVM
      Assign a Base DB Template to a Resource Bundle
    Requirements for the Kickstart File
    Database Update Configuration
    Configure a vPostgres Update Chain
    Update an Oracle Database
      Prepare an Oracle Template with Required Patches
      Create a Base Database VM from an Existing Template
      Apply a Patch to the Base Database Virtual Machine
      Configure an Oracle Update Chain
  Managing Organizations
    Organization Structure
    Operating Organizations
    Managing Resources For Organizations
    Managing Organization Users
    Create a Data Director Organization
    Bind a vCloud Director Organization to Data Director
  IP Whitelists
    Create an Organization IP Whitelist
    Apply IP Whitelists to Databases
    Create Custom IP Whitelists
  Managing Database Groups
    Database Group Management Overview
    Managing Resources for Database Groups
    Storage Reservation
    Database Groups and Security
    Create a Database Group
  Managing Database Templates
    Introduction to Database Templates
    Enable a Base DB Template
    Create a DB Parameter Group
    Create a Resource Template
    Modify a Resource Template
    Create a Backup Template
    Modify a Backup Template
  Managing Databases
    Database Lifecycle
    Requirements for Creating Databases
    Database Creation
      Create an Empty Database
      Create a Database from a Catalog
      Requirements for Ingesting External Databases
      Ingest an External Database
        Configure the Ingestion Process Settings
        Configure the Database Refresh Profile
        Enter General Database Information
    Using Tags
      Create a Tag
      Associate a Tag with an Existing Database
    Managing the Organization Catalog
      Add a Database to the Catalog
      Add a Database to the Catalog Using the Catalog Tab
      Remove a Database From the Organization Catalog
    Batch Operations and Scheduled Tasks
      Run Basic Batch Operations
      Schedule Actions
    Updating Databases
      Update a Database
    Database Administration
      Managing Database Properties
        Edit General Database Properties
        Edit Database Resource Settings
        Edit Database Backup Settings
      Monitor Database Group and Database Statistics
        Monitor Database Group Statistics
        Monitor Database Statistics
  Cloning Databases
    Clone Types
    Cloning Customizations
    Clone a Database
      Configure the Clone Type
      Configure the General Clone Settings
      Enter the Clone Configuration Settings
      Configure the Clone Options Settings
      Configuring IP Whitelists Settings for the Clone
      Review the Clone Configuration Summary
    Managing Post-Clone Scripts
      Author a Post-Clone Script
      Add an Existing Post-Clone Script to a Database
      Edit a Post-Clone Script
      Save Post-Clone Scripts to an External Location
      Choose the Default Post-Clone Script
      Delete a Post-Clone Script
    Managing a Cloned Database Refresh
      Refresh a Cloned Database Manually
      Configure an Automatic Refresh Profile for Cloned Databases
  Managing Database Entities
    Database Entity Management
      View Database Entities
      Vacuum Analyze a Database
      Create a Schema
      Create a Table for Schema Data
      Create a View
      Examine View Data
      Create a Constraint
    SQL Management
      Enter and Run a SQL Query
      View a Query Plan
  Safeguarding Data
    Backup Strategies
    Backup Types
      External Backups
      Snapshot Backups
      Point-In-Time Recovery
    Backup Template Settings
    Preconfigured Backup Templates
    Select a Database Backup Template
    Schedule Regular Database Backups
    Recover a Database
    Import Backups
    Use VMware Data Recovery to Back Up Data Director
      Install and Connect to the VMware Data Recovery (VDR) Appliance
      Take External Backups with VMware Data Recovery
      Restore a VMware Data Recovery Backup
      Import VMware Data Recovery Backups
    Database End of Life and Backups
    Perform Point-in-time Recovery of Management Server Database
    Add Pre-Action and Post-Action Scripts to the DBVM for Selected Agents
  Monitoring the Data Director Environment
    Explore Monitoring Customization and Filtering
    Monitoring for System Administrators
      Explore System Dashboard Customizations
      Explore Monitoring Customizations for System Administrators
      Create, Download, and Delete Diagnostics Packages
      Understanding Cluster Alarms
    Monitoring for Organization Administrators
      Explore Organization Administrator Dashboard
      Explore Monitoring Customizations for Organization Administrators
    Explore Database Monitoring
    Working with Alarms
      Create a Custom Alarm
      Delete or Disable an Alarm
  Managing Licenses
    License Management Overview
    Counting Data Director Licenses
    About Evaluation Licenses
    Add License Keys
    View License Information
    View License Usage Information
    Change the Database Usage Type
    Remove License Keys
  IP Pool Management
    Add an IP Pool
    Edit IP Pool
    Delete an IP Pool
  VMware vCloud Director Integration
    Enable vCloud Director Integration in Setup
    Enable vCloud Director Integration after Setup
    Edit or Disable vCloud Director Integration
    Add a vCloud Director Organization Administrator
  Reconfiguring Data Director Networks
    Change the vCenter IP Address
    Reconfigure the Web Console Network Mapping or Network Adapter
    Reconfigure the vCenter Network Mapping
    Reconfigure the vCenter Network Adapter Settings
    Reconfigure the DB Name Service Network or DB Name Service Network Adapter
    Reconfigure the Internal Network or Internal Network Adapter Mapping
    Verify Network Settings in Data Director
    Reconfigure the Database Access Network Used by a Database Group
    Modify IP Pool Settings
  Managing SSL Keys and Certificates
    Regenerate Management Server Key and Certificate
    Import Management Server Key and Certificate
    Edit Management Server Certificate
    Regenerate DB Name Server Key and Certificate
    Import DB Name Server Key and Certificate
    Edit DB Name Server Certificate
    Regenerate DBVM Key and Certificate
    Import DBVM Key and Certificate
    Edit DBVM Certificate
  Data Director Troubleshooting
    vCenter Server Stops Responding
    Resource Bundles Become Unusable Because DRS Is Disabled
    Missing Resource Pool
    Troubleshooting for SSL Communication
    Database Cannot Be Connected Using the JDBC Connection String
Using VMware vFabric Postgres for Data Director
  VMware Customizations for Postgres
    vFabric Postgres Enhancements
    Differences Between Standalone vFabric Postgres Databases and Data Director vFabric Postgres Databases
  Installing vFabric Postgres
    Installation Overview
    System Requirements
    Deploy the OVA File on vSphere 5.x
  vFabric Postgres Client Tools and Libraries
    Overview of Tools and Libraries
    Client Tool Packages and Drivers
    Install the Client Tools Package
    Add an x86 vFabric Postgres ODBC Data Source on Windows
    Relink Your Application with vFabric Postgres libpq
  Managing vFabric Postgres
    Use the Data Director vFabric Postgres Console
    Connecting to a vFabric Postgres Database
      Connect to a vFabric Postgres Database with the pgAdmin Tool
        Obtain the Connection String
        Obtain the DB Name Service IP Address
      Connect to a vFabric Postgres Database with JDBC
      Connect to a vFabric Postgres Database with psql
    Using psql to Load Data and to Query vFabric Postgres Databases
    Services that Accept Remote Connections
    Stop and Start the Service on the Appliance
    Import Postgres or vFabric Postgres Databases
    Troubleshooting Guidelines
  VMware Customizations for Postgres
    vFabric Postgres Enhancements
    Differences Between Standalone vFabric Postgres Databases and Data Director vFabric Postgres Databases
  Installing vFabric Postgres
    Installation Overview
    System Requirements
    Deploy the OVA File on vSphere 5.x
  vFabric Postgres Client Tools and Libraries
    Overview of Tools and Libraries
    Client Tool Packages and Drivers
    Install the Client Tools Package
    Add an x86 vFabric Postgres ODBC Data Source on Windows
    Relink Your Application with vFabric Postgres libpq
  Managing vFabric Postgres
    Use the Data Director vFabric Postgres Console
    Connecting to a vFabric Postgres Database
      Connect to a vFabric Postgres Database with the pgAdmin Tool
        Obtain the Connection String
        Obtain the DB Name Service IP Address
      Connect to a vFabric Postgres Database with JDBC
      Connect to a vFabric Postgres Database with psql
    Using psql to Load Data and to Query vFabric Postgres Databases
    Services that Accept Remote Connections
    Stop and Start the Service on the Appliance
    Import Postgres or vFabric Postgres Databases
    Troubleshooting Guidelines
VMware vFabric Data Director API Programming Guide
  About the Data Director API
    REST API Versioning
    Client Workflow Overview
    Understanding Resources and DB Groups
    Understanding Call Dependencies
    Working with Enumeration Types
  Making a Call
    Data Director REST Requests
    API REST Response Codes
  Hello vFabric Data Director: a Simplified RESTful Workflow
    Creating a System Resource Bundle
    Converting a Base DBVM to a Base DB Template
    Creating a Resource Bundle
    Creating an Organization
    Assigning a Resource Bundle to an Organization
    Enabling a Base DB Template
    Creating a DB Group
    Creating a Database
  Managing a Database
  Ingesting a Database
  Refreshing a Database or Catalog
  Cloning a Database
  Safeguarding Data
    Backing Up Data
    Restoring Data
  About the Data Director API
    REST API Versioning
    Client Workflow Overview
    Understanding Resources and DB Groups
    Understanding Call Dependencies
    Working with Enumeration Types
  Making a Call
    Data Director REST Requests
    API REST Response Codes
  Hello vFabric Data Director: a Simplified RESTful Workflow
    Creating a System Resource Bundle
    Converting a Base DBVM to a Base DB Template
    Creating a Resource Bundle
    Creating an Organization
    Assigning a Resource Bundle to an Organization
    Enabling a Base DB Template
    Creating a DB Group
    Creating a Database
  Managing a Database
  Ingesting a Database
  Refreshing a Database or Catalog
  Cloning a Database
  Safeguarding Data
    Backing Up Data
    Restoring Data
VMware vFabric Data Director API Documentation
  VMware vFabric Data Director API Documentation
  VMware vFabric Data Director API Documentation
PDF Product Documentation
  PDF Product Documentation
  PDF Product Documentation