vCloud Automation Center provides sample configuration files that you can modify and edit to suit your needs. There are several changes required to make the files usable.

1

Navigate to the vCloud Automation Center Appliance management console installation page.

For example: https://vcac-hostname.domain.name:5480/installation.

2

Download and save the Linux Guest Agent Packages.

3

Unpack the LinuxGuestAgentPkgs file.

4

Navigate to the LinuxGuestAgentPkgs file and locate the subdirectory that corresponds to the guest operating system that you are deploying during provisioning.

5

Open the sample-https.cfg file.

6

Replace all instances of the string host=dcac.example.net with the IP address or fully qualified domain name and port number for the vCloud Automation Center server host.

Platform

Required Format

ESXi

IP Address, for example: --host=172.20.9.59

ESX

IP Address, for example: --host=172.20.9.58

SUSE 10

IP Address, for example: --host=172.20.9.57

All others

FQDN, for example: --host=mycompany-host1.mycompany.local:443

7

Locate each instance of gugent.rpm or gugent.tar.gz and replace the URL rpm.example.net with the location of the guest agent package.

For example:

rpm -i nfs:172.20.9.59/suseagent/gugent.rpm 
		  
8

Save the file to a location accessible to newly provisioned machines.