Radiant CMS is a single-node application that deploys a Ruby On Rails service and a MySQL database, and installs the Radiant Application configured to use the MySQL database.

Use the predefined sample task only in a test environment.

Register the uploaded CentOS 6.3 32-bit template to a cloud provider. See Register the vCloud Director Cloud Provider and Template, Register the vCloud Automation Center Cloud Provider and Template, or Register the Amazon EC2 Cloud Provider and Template.

Map the cloud template to the CentOS63 32bit logical template. See Add a Logical Template to the Catalog.

Log in to vCloud Application Director with a user account that belongs to the Default group.

Verify that your user account has the ROLE_DEPLOYER deployer role assigned to it.

Verify that vCloud Application Director is configured to use a proxy. See Configure vCloud Application Director to Use a Proxy for External URLs.

Understand the basic concepts of creating a deployment profile and deploying an application. See Deploying Applications.


On the vCloud Application Director title bar, click the drop-down menu and select Applications.


Click Radiant CMS.

All the services and application components for this application are predefined and do not need additional configuration.


Click the Blueprint screenshot at the top of the screen.


Create a deployment profile and deploy the application.


To access the application, add the Radiant CMS virtual machine IP address http://VM_IP/ in a supported Web browser and log in using the Radiant default admin username and Radiant password.