After you save a deployment profile, you can deploy the application from the vCloud Application Director user interface.

You can also deploy an application from the command-line interface. See Deploying and Updating an Application Using CLI.

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

Verify that at least one deployment profile is available in vCloud Application Director. See Create a Deployment Profile.


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


Click the name of the application.

A list of application versions appears.


Select an application version and create a deployment profile or use an existing profile.


Follow the prompts in the Deployment Profile wizard and make any applicable changes.


Review the deployment profile settings.

You can make necessary changes to the deployment profile before deploying the application.


Click Deploy.

A deployment summary page appears and refreshes in approximately 30 seconds to display the deployment status.


(Optional) Click Refresh in the toolbar to update the real-time status of the deployment.

Learn about the processes that take place in the background when an application is deployed to the cloud. See Understanding the Deployment and Update Process.

You can also check the status of an in-progress deployment. See Using the Deployment Summary Page.