Use the system-setup command of the VMware Cloud Director cell management tool to initialize the server group's database with a system administrator account and related information.
cell-management-tool system-setup options
You cannot run this command on a system that has already been set up. All options except --unattended and --password must be specified.
|Provides a summary of available commands in this category.
|The email address for the system administrator you are creating.
|The system administrator's email address is stored in the VMware Cloud Director database.
|The full name of the system administrator you are creating.
|The system administrator's full name is stored in the VMware Cloud Director database.
|An integer in the range from 1 through 63
|The installation ID for this installation of VMware Cloud Director. The system uses the installation ID when generating MAC addresses for virtual NICs.
Note: If you plan to create stretched networks across VMware Cloud Director installations in a multisite deployment, consider setting a unique installation ID for each VMware Cloud Director installation.
|The password for the system administrator you are creating. Required when you use the --unattended option. If you do not use the --unattended option, the command prompts you for this password if you do not supply it on the command line.
|The system administrator supplies this password when authenticating to VMware Cloud Director.
|The serial number (license key) for this installation.
|Optional. Must be a valid VMware Cloud Director serial number.
|The name to use a name for the VMware Cloud Director vCenter Server folder.
|This VMware Cloud Director installation is represented by a folder with this name in each vCenter Server with which it registers.
|Optional. The command does not prompt for further input when invoked with this option.
|The user name of the system administrator you are creating.
|The system administrator supplies this user name when authenticating to VMware Cloud Director.
Specify VMware Cloud Director System Settings
[root@cell1 /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/bin]# ./cell-management-tool system-setup \ --user admin --full-name "VCD System Administrator" --email email@example.com --system-name VCD --installation-id 2 Please enter the new password for user admin (password must have more than 6 characters): Re-enter the password to confirm: Username: admin Full name: VCD System Administrator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org System name: VCD Installation ID: 2 Are you sure you want to use these parameters? [Y/n]:y Creating admin user. Setting system details. Completing system setup. System setup is complete.