To move content from one cloud to another you use the copy function. You can use the copy function to move templates to a vCloud Director cloud.


Open vCC in either vSphere Client or


Click the Template tab in the central panel.


Click the gears icon at the end of entry for the template to copy and click Copy from the menu that appears.

You cannot copy a template from a public catalog.

The Copy Template popup appears.


Select the target cloud from the drop down menu.


Enter a name for the template in the Template Name field.


The following characters are not supported in the name of the item being moved: "%", "#", "<", ">", "&".


Enter a description of the instance in the vApp Description field.


Click Select , select the target VDC from the pop-up list, and cllick Select again to confirm.


Click Select , select the appropriate catalog from the pop-up list, and click Select again to confirm.


Click Copy.

To monitor the progress of your copy, see the right Task panel.


You can start multiple copies at the same time. The copies are executed in sequence. Do not copy the same item to the same destination multiple times quickly in a row: only the first copy in such a scenario succeeds.

The template is copied. You might need to reload the screen to see the template in the destination instance.