To deploy a vCenter Hyperic vApp using vCloud Director, you must first create and configure the vApp in vCloud Director.

You cannot configure the vCloud Director server for a user-managed keystore during deployment of the vCloud Director vApp. To configure a user-managed keystore after deployment, see Configuring SSL Options.

Verify that you have completed the prerequisites described in Deploy a vCenter Hyperic vApp Using vCloud Director.

1

Log in to the vCloud Director Web console.

2

Click My Cloud > vApps > Build New vApp to complete the vApp profile.

Option

Description

Name this vApp

Type a name for the vApp and, optionally, a description.

Runtime UI Text

Select a runtime

Storage Lease UI text

Select a storage lease

3

Click Next.

4

In the Add Virtual Machines pane, select the Hyperic vApp templates.

You find the Hyperic vApp templates in two possible locations:

Look In > My organization's catalogs

Look In > Public catalogs

5

Browse to and select the vCenter Hyperic server and database virtual machines:

Option

Action

vCenter Hyperic server

Select Hyperic Server v5.0 Virtual Appliance.

vCenter Hyperic database

Select Hyperic Database v5.0 Virtual Appliance.

6

Click Next.

7

Select the check box to signify your acceptance of the end user license agreement and click Next.

8

In the Configure Virtual Machines panel, select a virtual datacenter where the vCenter Hyperic vApp will run.

9

Accept the default values, or specify other values.

VMware recommends that you assign static IP addresses.

10

Click Next.

11

In the Application panel, configure the user credentials for the PostgreSQL and vCenter Hyperic databases.

Do not enter data in the What is the address of the vPostgres database text box.

12

Click Next.

13

In the Networking panel, select the Always use assigned IP addresses until this vApp or associated networks are deleted check box and click Next.

14

Review the summary for the vApp and click Finish.

Power on the vCenter Hyperic server. See Power on the vCenter Hyperic Server.