Attach a vCenter Server to make its resources available for use with vCloud Director. After you attach a vCenter Server, you can assign its resource pools, datastores, and networks to a provider virtual datacenter.

An instance of vShield Manager is installed and configured for vCloud Director. For more information, see the VMware vCloud Director Installation and Configuration Guide.

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Open the Attach New vCenter wizard to start the process of attaching a vCenter Server to vCloud Director.

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To attach a vCenter Server to vCloud Director, you must provide connection information and a display name for the vCenter Server.

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vCloud Director requires vShield Manager to provide network services. Each vCenter Server you attach to vCloud Director requires its own vShield Manager.

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Before you attach the new vCenter Server, review the settings you entered.