Print this worksheet section to help you collect the information you need to install and configure vCloud Connector.

You need the following accounts.

Account Information

Account Type

Information Needed

Used For

A My Vmware account. You can get an account from www.vmware.com.

Username and password

Downloading vCloud Connector

One of the following:

vCenter Server administrator account

vCloud Director account with at least Org Administrator status

Username, password and URL or IP address for the appropriate entity

Installing vCloud Connector Server

vCenter Server administrator account for each vSphere cloud

Username, password and URL or IP address

Installing vCloud Connector Node

vCloud Director account with at least Org Administrator status for each vCloud Director cloud

Username, password and URL or IP address

Installing vCloud Connector Node

You need the following proxy information.

Proxy Information

Install Type

Information Needed

Condition

vCloud Connector Server

host:port

If the Server needs a proxy to be able to access systems beyond the firewall in the location in which it is installed.

vCloud Connector Node - per Node

host:port

If the Node needs a proxy to be able to access systems beyond the firewall in the location in which it is installed.

If you are using a static IP (not using DHCP) for vCloud Connector Server or vCloud Connector Node, you need the following information for each instance.

Network Information

Network Information

An available static IP address

The netmask for that address

The IP address of the gateway

The IP address of a primary and secondary DNS server

A hostname (optional)

For more information on network paths in data transfers, see Cross-Cloud Data Transfer and Network Connectivity.

To set up the vCloud Connector UI to display in a vSphere Client, you need the following information.

vCloud Connector UI in vSphere

vCloud Connector UI in vSphere

The IP address or fully qualified domain name of the vCenter Server to which you will be connecting.

A username and password for the vCenter Server.

The IP address or fully qualified domain name of the deployed vCloud Connector Server. This information is assigned when the vCloud Connector Server is first deployed.