To install vCloud Application Director in vCloud Director, you must download the appliance.

For information about adding vApps, see the vCloud Director documentation.

Verify that you completed all of the prerequisites listed in Preparing to Install vCloud Application Director for vCloud Director.

1

Download the vCloud Application Director appliance and save both files in the same folder without changing their file names.

The appliance consists of the following files:

ApplicationDirector-VersionNumber-*_OVF10.ovf

ApplicationDirector-VersionNumber-*-system.vmdk

2

Replace * with the build number of the appliance.

3

Log in to vCloud Director and select the organization vDC in which to deploy vCloud Application Director.

4

Select the Catalogs view and click the vApp Templates tab.

5

Click the Upload button (Upload button).

6

In the Upload OVF as a Template window, complete the requested information.

7

Click OK in any certificate warning pop-up windows to continue uploading the appliance.

Because of the large file size and depending on network connection speed, expect the upload process to take a significant amount of time.

8

Right-click the uploaded template and select Add to My Cloud.

9

Follow the prompts to add a vApp.

10

Navigate to My Cloud.

11

Right-click the newly added vApp and click Start.

Initialize the vCloud Application Director appliance. See Start the vCloud Application Director Appliance.