To use vCloud Director as part of the vCloud Suite, you must assign vCloud Director the vCloud Suite license key.

You can assign the vCloud Suite license key to vCloud Director while installing the component, or you can assign the license key to an already running instance of vCloud Director.

You must be logged in to vCloud Director as an administrator.


On the home page of the vCloud Director Web console, select Administration.


Under System Settings, select License.


In the Serial number text box, type or copy and paste the vCloud Suite license key.


Click Apply.

vCloud Director is licensed for vCloud Suite. The Licensed VM count field does not display any number of virtual machines, as vCloud Suite license is per-processor.