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-2.0.0-24032759.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.

Following is a list of the steps you take to install and configure VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension:
  1. Install the VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension RPM package.
  2. Import an externally signed SSL certificate to VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension.
  3. Connect to a preconfigured database.
  4. Connect to an instance of VMware Cloud Director.
  5. Install the VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension user interface.
  6. Start the Kubernetes Backup and Restore service.
  7. Configure the connection to AWS.