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VMware vCloud Director Essentials by Lipika Pal

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Using vCloud Director shell commands

There are a lot of shell commands that are helpful in maintaining and configuring vCloud Director. This section will explore them.

Sometimes you have to perform maintenance activities on the vCloud Director cell. During this time, you can turn on the maintenance message to let the users know that the cell is in maintenance and cannot be contacted. If you turned on the maintenance message, then the users who try to log in to the cell from a browser will see a message that states the cell is down for maintenance. Also, the users who try to reach the cell using the VMware vCloud API will receive a similar message.

Follow the ensuing steps to show the cell maintenance message to a cloud user during a planned maintenance: ...

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