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Category: vCloud Automation Center

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Decrypting Passwords in vCAC ConnectionCredentials

Suppose you provision a virtual machine to a vCenter and then want to change the socket/core ratio of that machine as described in vCloud Automation Center – vCAC – Workflow and Script to Change CPU’s to Cores. For this to actually work you not only need the vCenter address but also some valid credentials you can use to connect to […]

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Resolve and Determine vCAC Machine Type

Here is a way how to quickly determine the machine type to be deployed without resorting to the ‘VirtualMachineExt’ object (which by the way is not yet available in the ‘BuildingMachine’ state): In case you wonder what other machine types exist you can check the enumeration like this: Though this can easily be achieved in a different manner, the point […]

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Cannot create blueprint in vCenter Automation Center (vCAC) 5.1 when you have no networks defined

When you try to add a “Global Blueprint” in vCenter Automation Center (vCAC) 5.1 for an Organisation VCD (OvDC) in a vCloud Director (vCD) endpoint you cannot save your settings if you have no Organisation Networks (OrgNetwork) defined. As the selection of a network (and a storage path) is mandatory input and the selection list for the networks is empty you […]