How to resolve the VMware Cloud Director 10.4.x console issues after upgrading

Introduction Just a couple of months ago during the summer VMware Cloud Director (VCD) released a brand new version in the form of VCD 10.4 and now in december 10.4.1! Both of the releases feel like a major release with the big change in the Console Proxy loadbalancing technique, Photon …

Error while editing a VMware Cloud Director vAPP with networks

Introduction Lately I have been into the seperation of permissions in one of our VMware Cloud Director (VCD) environments. This means that instead of giving everybody a Provider Administrator account, I want to provide a form of Role Based Access Control (RBAC) and provide users with the correct amount of …

Don’t forget to do this one thing while upgrading to Workspace ONE Access 22.09!

Introduction If you can remember I’ve made a blogpost quite recently about the issues that got up when we updated one of our Workspace ONE Access instances to 21.08. Our entire ElastichSearch engine eventually got in read-only mode which prevented us from using the product like we should be able …

How to fix a Workspace ONE Access malfunctioning Elasticsearch application

Introduction Recently we were in a situation in which we upgraded one of our Workspace ONE Access (formerly known as VMware Identity Manager) environments to the at that moment newest version 21.08 (Release notes here). All in all the upgrade went fine, however it seems that after the upgrade we …

How to use HAProxy as a load balancer for VMware Cloud Director

Introduction In this blogpost I want to explain how to use an open source load balancer called HAProxy in conjunction with VMware Cloud Director (VCD) version 10.3.x and below. Like many of you might know, VCD is mostly deployed in a clustered manner. Which means that atleast 3 cells have …

VMware Cloud Director datastore thresholds prevent deploying more virtual machines

Today I want to talk about an issue we’ve encountered within our VMware Cloud Director (VCD) environment before. I figured it might be usefull for everybody that is looking at this problem in their environment. The situtation is as follows: You or your customers are trying to extent an existing …

UsageMeter not sending data to vCloud Usage Insight

Today we have another UsageMeter issue I would like to discuss with everybody. I’ve been using UsageMeter since the old days so I’ve seen pretty much everything there is. But this time I was surprised to learn something new on these things. Last month while I was reporting our UsageMeter …

How to fix the Single-Sign On issue in the VMware Cloud Director 10.3.3 update

Introduction Last week VMware has release VMware Cloud Director (VCD) 10.3.3. After a small wait from the previous 10.3.2a version but this version was the one I was lingering for! This release would have fixed a lot of the operational issues we have on the environment, which I will post …

VMware Cloud Director Availability Series – Part 1 – Installing the Manager

This blogpost will be featured in a couple of blogs from the same Series called VMware Cloud Director Availabilty. With this series I want to teach everybody that is visiting these blogs how to install the full blown, and On-Premise environment(s). I hope everybody enjoys these as much as I …