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VMware vCloud Director Essentials by Lipika Pal

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Configuring vCloud Director for scalability

After you have installed vCloud Director, the very next step is to do the initial configuration. Once you are done with the installation of the vCloud Director software, you will be asked to configure the software as well. However, we tend to skip this step as we normally do not have the SSL certificates ready by this time. So, as a prerequisite, you need to create self-signed SSL certificates. In a cloud environment, where trust concerns are minimal, self-signed certificates can provide an easy way to configure SSL for vCloud Director.

Each vCloud Director cell requires two SSL certificates, one for each of its IP addresses, in a Java keyStore file. We need two IP addresses in a vCloud director cell: ...

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