To complete a minimal deployment, the system administrator installs the Identity Appliance, the vCloud Automation Center Appliance, and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

Identity Appliance, which supports single sign-on capabilities. It is installed as a virtual appliance.

vCloud Automation Center Appliance, which includes the Web console interface. It is installed as a virtual appliance. By default, the PostgreSQL database installed on this machine is used.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), which is installed on a Windows Server machine.

The IaaS database can be installed on the same machine as IaaS or on its own server.

Minimal Installation Overview