You can use vCloud Connector to connect and oversee multiple clouds and to move cloud content from one cloud to another.

You can accomplish many basic cloud tasks using vCloud Connector.

You can access vCloud Connector through the vSphere Client to which it is registered.

To use vCloud Connector to oversee a cloud, you must first add the cloud to the vCloud Connector UI.

You can update a cloud's credentials after you have added it to vCloud Connector.

You can reload a cloud in vCloud Connector to view the latest content in the cloud.

You can get information about a cloud that has been added to vCloud Connector. You can view its URL, type, user, public or private classification, and the time it was last updated.

You can browse the hierarchy of clouds that you have added to vCloud Connector.

You can view the contents of a cloud that you have added to vCloud Connector.

You can delete a cloud that you have added to vCloud Connector.

You can view information about a template, virtual machine or vApp in vCloud Connector.

You can use vCloud Connector to power on, power off, suspend, resume or reset a virtual machine or vApp in a cloud that has been added to vCloud Connector.

You can search for virtual machines, vApps, or templates across all the clouds that have been added to vCloud Connector. Search results are displayed by category. The location of each instance is also displayed.

You can open the console of a virtual machine in a cloud that has been added to vCloud Connector.

You monitor the status of tasks using the Tasks panel. You can view this information at two levels. Basic information about tasks (a list of tasks and their status: completed, failed, or in-progress) is displayed in the Tasks panel at the right of the screen. Detailed information is displayed in the center Tasks panel.

You can get detailed information about tasks in vCloud Connector. Information about tasks is visible in the UI for 48 hours.

You can use vCloud Connector to copy virtual machines, vApps, and templates between clouds that have been added to your vCloud Connector instance.

From vCloud Connector, you can deploy a running instance of a virtual machine from a template that is on a vSphere cloud.

From vCloud Connector, you can deploy a running instance of a vApp from a vApp template that is on a vCloud Director cloud.

You can use vCloud Connector to delete a template, virtual machine, or vApp from a cloud you have added.

You can open the vCloud Director management console for any vCloud Director cloud that you have added to your vCloud Connector instance.

You can use vCloud Connector with self-signed certificates, although you should replace the certificates with valid certificates for production use. vCloud Connector Server and vCloud Connector Nodes include self-signed certificates.