To attach a vCenter Server to vCloud Director, you must provide connection information and a display name for the vCenter Server.


  1. Type the host name or IP address of the vCenter Server.
  2. Select the port number that vCenter Server uses.
    The default port number is 443.
  3. Type the user name and password of a vCenter Server administrator.
    The user account must have the Administrator role in vCenter.
  4. Type a name for the vCenter Server.
    The name you type becomes the display name for the vCenter Server in vCloud Director.
  5. (Optional) Type a description for the vCenter Server.
  6. Click Next to save your choices and go to the next page.