VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension is distributed as an RPM installation file with a name in the format vmware-ose-v.v.v-nnnnnnnn.el7.x86_64.rpm , where v.v.v is the product version and nnnnnnnn is the build number. For example, vmware-ose-1.0.0-24012158.el7.x86_64.rpm.

The VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension installation and configuration consist of deploying and configuring not only the VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension services, but also of configuring all external components to work with VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension.

For scaling purposes, you can deploy and configure multiple instances of VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension behind a load balancer.

The following diagram shows the workflow for installing and configuring of VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension.

VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension Deployment Workflow consist of importing a certificate, connecting to the database, configuring the connection to a VMware Cloud Director instance, configuring the connection to a storage platform, configuring the VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension services, and installing and configuring the user interface of VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension.