The system administrator restores the vCloud Automation Center Appliance load balancer, if installed, and restores the virtual appliances that it controls.

Use these steps to restore the virtual appliances under the load balancer.

1

Redeploy the virtual appliance.

2

Restore all backed up files and verify they have the same permissions and owners.

3

Verify that files in the vcac directory are owned by the vcac user and read and write permissions are granted to the owner only.

4

Verify that files in the apache2 directory are owned by the root user and read and write permissions are granted to the owner only.

5

Verify that files in the vco directory are owned by the vco user and read and write permissions are granted to the owner only.

6

Update any settings that have changed.

7

If the hostname of the virtual appliance load-balancer has changed, regenerate and copy certificates for each of the virtual appliances.

8

Navigate to the vCloud Automation Center Appliance management console and verify the host, SSL, database, and SSO settings.

9

Update any settings that have changed.

10

If the hostname of the virtual appliance load-balancer has changed, regenerate and copy certificates for each of the virtual appliances.

11

Start the vCloud Automation Center server service or save the SSO settings page.

12

Configure the load balancer to distribute traffic to the virtual appliances.

13

If any of the virtual appliances or the virtual appliance load balancer changed host names, type the following commands on each Website machine.

"C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Web Api\ConfigTool\Vcac-Config.exe" DownloadRootCertificates --RootCertPath

"C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Web API\SSO root.cer" --SignCertPath "C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Web API\SSO signing.cer" -v

"C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Server\Website\SSO signing.cer" -v

14

If you have a load balancer and you change the host name, run the configuration scripts on each IaaS Web host for WAPI and Website.