After you create the
vCloud Director server group, you can install Microsoft Sysprep files and Cassandra database. If you are using a PostreSQL database, you can configure SSL and adjust some parameters on the database.
Install Microsoft Sysprep Files on the Servers If your cloud requires guest customization support for certain older Microsoft operating systems, you must install the appropriate Microsoft Sysprep files on each member of the server group.
Change the vCloud Director Appliance Timezone After you deploy successfully the vCloud Director appliance, you can change the system time zone of the appliance. All vCloud Director appliance instances in the server group and the transfer server storage must use the same settings.
Customize Public Addresses To fulfill load balancer or proxy requirements, you can change the default endpoint Web addresses for the vCloud Director Web Portal, vCloud API, and console proxy.
Install and Configure a Cassandra Database for Storing Historic Metric Data vCloud Director can collect metrics that provide current and historic information about virtual machine performance and resource consumption for the virtual machines that are in your cloud. Data for historic metrics is stored in a Cassandra cluster.
Perform Additional Configurations on the External PostgreSQL Database After creating your vCloud Director server group, you can configure the external PostgreSQL database to require SSL connections from the vCloud Director cells and adjust some database parameters for optimal performance.