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Changing the IP address of a vCloud Director cell

Working on a solution with Chris Colotti and other colleagues, we came across a KB article that details how to change the IP address on a vCD cell. I had never thought about this previously, having never changed an IP address of a cell. ¬†When you build your vCD cells, you bind specific services to IP addresses. You need to make the database aware of these changes once you have re-ip’d the operating system. This KB Article explains the full procedure on how to do this. These are the steps how to reconfigure the vCD database from the KB article above: o change the IP address of an installed vCloud Director server: Ensure to shutdown all the cells.To shutdown a cell, run this command from within the Red Hat system which is hosting the vCloud Director software:service vmware-vcd stop Change the column value of¬†PRIMARY_IP in the CELLS table to the […]

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Modifying VMware View 5.0 HTTPS port

Yesterday I installed VMware View into my home lab and configured everything successfully. What I discovered was that my router could not do was any Network Address Port Translation (NAPT) so I could not redirect the external IP port 444 to the internal server IP port of 443. I run a web server on port 443 so could not use this external port for View Connection Server. So how do I change the IP Port on the View Connection Server itself? After googling some scenarios I found a link to this page on myvirtualcloud.net. This is an excellent article, however it only covers View 4.0.x. In View 5.0 there is no locked.properties file in View 5.0, only config.properties and settings.properties. The article above recommends changing the entry “serverPort=xx” in locked.properties however there is no entry for this in either of these files. Hmmmm what to do… In the example below […]

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