Install a vCloud Connector server and node in a vSphere instance on premise. If you want to connect multiple vSphere instances to vCloud Connector, install a node in each.

To install a vCloud Connector server or node, you deploy its OVF template.

An administrator account for the vCenter Server.

1

Log in to vSphere Client.

2

Select File > Deploy OVF template.

3

Click Browse, navigate to the OVF directory of the server or node zip file you downloaded, and select the vCCServer-n_OVF10.ovf file or the vCCNode_n_OVF10.ovf file.

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Click Next.

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Proceed through the wizard.

You can either use the Networking Properties step in the wizard to set basic network properties or you can wait and set those properties when you configure your server and node.

Note

If you are going to use a static IP address, assign it here.

6

In vSphere Client, select Inventory > VMs and Templates to see the vCloud Connector server or node virtual machine.

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Right-click the virtual machine and select Power > Power on to power it on.

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Click the Summary tab and find the vCloud Connector server or node IP address in the General section. The IP address field (not the Host field) displays the IP address. Make a note of the IP address.

You can also see the URL for accessing the node Admin Web console in the Console tab.