After the vCloud Connector node is added to the vCloud Director 5.5 cloud as a template, you can use it to create a running instance on that cloud.

You have system administrator or organization administrator access on the vCloud Director cloud in which you install the vCloud Connector node.

1

In the vApp Templates tab of the catalog to which you uploaded the vCloud Connector node, right-click the name of the node template and select Add to My Cloud.

2

Read and accept the EULA, and click Next.

3

Specify an easily identifiable name for the vApp, and a description.

4

Select a virtual datacenter for the vApp, and click Next.

5

Click the My Cloud tab, then select vApps in the My Cloud panel.

You can see the vApp being created in the vApps section.

6

Select VMs in the My Cloud panel, right-click your vCloud Connector node virtual machine, and select Properties.

7

In the Virtual Machine Properties page, click the Guest OS Customization tab.

8

Check Enable guest customization.

9

Click OK.

10

In the My Cloud panel, select vApps, then right-click your vCloud Connector node vApp and select Start.

11

When the vCloud Connector node is in running state, click VMs in the My Cloud panel and make a note of the IP address of your node.

You need the IP address later in the registration process.