After you install and configure your on-premise vCloud Connector node, register it with the vCloud Connector server.

The vCloud Connector server is powered on and you have its IP address or FQDN.

The vCloud Connector node is powered on and you have its IP address or FQDN.

Your proxy server name, port, and credentials, if required.


Go to the vCloud Connector server Admin Web console at https://vCCServerIPaddress:5480.

If you receive a certificate error, accept the certificate.


Use Internet Explorer or Chrome. Do not use Firefox as some tabs appear blank on Firefox.


Log in with the user name admin and the default password vmware.


Click the Nodes tab, then click Register Node.


Specify node information.

Node Details


Display Name

The name by which you want the vSphere instance to appear in the vCloud Connector user interface.

Node URL

The URL of the node. You can specify either the IP address of the node or its FQDN.


For example:


For example:


Do not select this option while registering an on-premise node.

Use Proxy

Select this option if your vCloud Connector server needs to go through a proxy to reach the node that you are registering.


If you select this option, ensure that you also specify proxy settings in the Network > Proxy tab.

Ignore SSL Certificate

You must select this option if you did not install a valid certificate on the node and if SSL is enabled on the node. SSL is enabled on all nodes by default.


If this option is not selected and if you did not install valid certificates, copy will fail.


Specify cloud information, that is, information about the vSphere instance with which the node is associated.

Cloud Credentials


Cloud Type

Type of cloud with which the node is associated. Select vSphere.

VCD Org Name

You do not need to use this field for nodes on vSphere.


User name for the vSphere instance.


Password for the vSphere instance.


Click Register.

The node appears in the Manage Nodes list.


If you have installed multiple nodes, repeat these steps for each node.