To successfully copy resources to or from a vCloud Director cloud, you must add disk storage to the vCloud Connector node associated with that cloud.

To add disk storage in vCloud Director, you add disks.

You have vCloud Director organization administrator privileges.

1

In vCloud Director, click the My Cloud tab.

2

In the My Cloud pane on the left, select VMs.

3

In the Virtual Machines list, find the vCloud Connector node, right-click, and select Power Off to power off the node.

4

Right-click the vCloud Connector node and select Properties.

5

In the Virtual Machine Properties dialog box, click the Hardware tab.

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Under Hard Disks, click the Add button to add an additional disk to the node.

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Size the disk based on the size of the resources you intend to transfer and click OK.

8

Right-click the node and select Power On to power on the node.

9

Right-click the node and select Popout Console.

If you have not yet installed the VMware Remote Console plug-in, you are prompted to install it.

If the node is still powering on, wait for the log in screen to appear.

10

Log in to the node as admin.

The default password is vmware.

11

At the command prompt, type ls /dev/sd*

The new disk has a name such as "sdc".

12

Run the following command to add the new disk.

sudo /opt/vmware/hcagent/scripts/add_disk.sh <diskname>

You will be prompted for the root password. The default password is vmware.

13

Type exit to log out of the console.