First you deploy the
VMware Cloud Director Availability appliances. Then you perform an initial configuration of the Cloud Director Replication Management Appliance appliance to register with all the components in the disaster recovery infrastructure.
Installation Requirements in the Cloud Before you start deploying and configuring the cloud VMware Cloud Director Availability appliances, verify that your cloud site environment meets the specific requirements.
Deploying in the Cloud In a cloud environment with VMware Cloud Director™, deploy VMware Cloud Director Availability from a single OVA file for deploying all the cloud appliances, either by using the vSphere Client, or VMware OVF Tool.
Configuring the Cloud Appliances To configure VMware Cloud Director Availability in the cloud site, you perform an initial configuration of the Cloud Service that registers with the VMware Cloud Director, with the vCenter Server Lookup service, with the Replicator Service instances, and with the Tunnel Service. Then you can proceed to pair cloud sites.
Customer Experience Improvement Program You can configure VMware Cloud Director Availability™ to participate in VMware’s Customer Experience Improvement Program (“CEIP”). When you join CEIP, VMware receives anonymous information to improve the quality, reliability, and functionality of VMware products and services.