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Rename Edge Gateway

Rename Edge Gateway in vCHS

As most of you know, I recently joined the vCHS BU as a Technical Marketing Architect. While playing with vCHS, I deployed my own Edge Gateway device, so I could have access to my VM’s from the internet. What happened? Well typically I got a call from Colotti telling me I hadn’t conformed to his naming conventions. (Typical if you know Colotti). Damn, I thought. I will have to redeploy the edge gateway now, and reconfigure all my firewall rules! For anyone who works with vCloud Director, you will know that you can only rename edge gateways if you are a global admin. Being an Org Admin just isnt enough power. Within vCHS I am only an org admin, so no luck there. Damn again I thought. I really do have to re-deploy it! Wait a minute… Whats this? A nice shiny rename Edge Gateway button within the vCHS UI! […]

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How to configure DHCP server using vCloud Networking and Security Edge device (vShield)

How to configure DHCP server using vCloud Networking and Security Edge device (vShield)

This is a follow on post from my previous article titled How to deploy a vCloud Networking and Security Edge device. This post will show you the steps required to configure the Edge device to act as a DHCP server. Login to the vCloud Networking and Security Manager (vShield Manager) Select the DHCP tab Click Plus in the DHCP Pools section Enter the DHCP Pool configuration Click Add Click Enable to activate DHCP After enabling, click Publish Changes for all configuration options to be sent to the Edge Device    

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How to configure a Load Balancer using vCloud Networking and Security Edge device (vShield)

How to configure a Load Balancer using vCloud Networking and Security Edge device (vShield)

This is a follow on post from my previous article titled How to deploy a vCloud Networking and Security Edge device. This post will show you the steps required to configure the Edge device to act as a Load Balancer. This is particularly useful if you are deploying multiple vCloud Director cells. Login to the vCloud Networking and Security Manager (formerly and still called vShield Manager) Select Edges from the View drop down on the left hand side You will see a list of Edge devices deployed, select the one you want to use and click the configure icon, and select Manage Select Load Balancer from the Edge configuration window Click the Plus icon to create a new pool of servers that this Edge device will balance the load across You will be prompted with the Add Pool wizard Enter a name for this pool of servers and a description […]

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