Catalogs provide organization users with catalogs of vApp templates and media that they can use to create vApps and install applications on virtual machines.

Catalogs can be shared between organizations in different instances of vCloud Director, between organizations in the same instance of vCloud Director, or remain accessible only within the host organization.

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Set the organization catalog policies.

Option

Description

Allow sharing catalogs to other organizations

Allows organization administrators to share this organization's catalogs with other organizations in this instance of vCloud Director.

If you do not select this option, organization administrators are still able to share catalogs within the organization.

Allow creation of catalog feeds for consumption by external organizations

Allows organization administrators to share this organization's catalogs with organizations outside this instance of vCloud Director.

Allow subscription to external catalog feeds

Allows organization administrators to subscribe this organization to catalog feeds from outside this instance of vCloud Director.

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