vCloud Director includes general system settings that you can modify to meet your needs.
|Synchronization Start Time||LDAP Synchronization||Time of day to start LDAP synchronization.|
|Synchronization Interval||LDAP Synchronization||The number of hours between LDAP synchronizations.|
|Activity log history to keep||Activity Log||
Number of days of log history to keep before deleting it.
Type 0 to never delete logs.
|Activity log history shown||Activity Log||
Number of days of log history to display.
Type 0 to show all activity.
|Display debug information||Activity Log||Enable this setting to display debug information in the vCloud Director task log.|
|IP address release timeout||Networking||Number of seconds to keep released IP addresses on hold before making them available for allocation again. This default setting is 2 hours (7200 seconds) to allow old entries to expire from client ARP tables.|
|Allow Overlapping External Networks||Networking||Select the check box to add external networks that run on the same network segment.
Enable this setting only if you are using non-VLAN-based methods to isolate your external networks.
|Allow FIPS mode||Networking||Allows enablement of FIPS mode on Edge Gateways. Requires NSX 6.3 or later. See FIPS Mode in the VMware NSX for vSphere documentation.|
|Default syslog server settings for networks||Networking||Type IP addresses for up to two Syslog servers for networks to use. This setting does not apply to Syslog servers used by cloud cells.|
|Provider Locale||Localization||Select a locale for provider activity, including log entries, email alerts, and so on.|
|Idle session timeout||Timeouts||Amount of time the vCloud Director application remains active without user interaction.|
|Maximum session timeout||Timeouts||Maximum amount of time the vCloud Director application remains active.|
|Host refresh frequency||Timeouts||How often vCloud Director checks whether its ESXi hosts are accessible or inaccessible.|
|Host hung timeout||Timeouts||Select the amount of time to wait before marking a host as hung.|
|Transfer session timeout||Timeouts||Amount of time to wait before failing a paused or canceled upload task, for example upload media or upload vApp template. This timeout does not affect upload tasks that are in progress.|
|Enable upload quarantine with a timeout of __ seconds||Timeouts||Select the check box and enter a timeout number representing the amount of time to quarantine uploaded files.|
|Verify vCenter and vSphere SSO certificates||Certificates||Select the check box to allow vCloud Director to communicate only with trusted vCenter servers. Click Browse to locate the JCEKS keystore and type the keystore password.|
|Verify NSX Manager certificates||Certificates||Select the check box to allow vCloud Director to communicate only with trusted instances of NSX Manager. Click Browse to locate the JCEKS keystore and type the keystore password.|
|Maximum number of virtual data centers per organization||Organization VDC Limits||Type the maximum number of organization virtual data centers per organization, or select Unlimited.|
|Number of resource intensive operations running per user||Operation Limits||Type the maximum number of simultaneous resource intensive operations per user, or select Unlimited.|
|Number of resource intensive operations to be queued per user||Operation Limits||Type the maximum number of queued resource intensive operations per user, or select Unlimited.|
|Number of resource intensive operations running per organization||Operation Limits||Type the maximum number of simultaneous resource intensive operations per organization, or select Unlimited.|
|Number of resource intensive operations to be queued per organization||Operation Limits||Type the maximum number of queued resource intensive operations per organization, or select Unlimited.|
|Provide default vApp names||Miscellaneous||Select the check box to configure vCloud Director to provide default names for new vApps.|
|Make Allocation pool Org VDCs elastic||Miscellaneous||Select the check box to enable elastic allocation pool, making all allocation pool organization virtual datacenters elastic. Before deselecting this option, ensure all virtual machines for each organization virtual datacenter have been migrated to a single cluster.|
|VM discovery enabled||Miscellaneous||By default, each organization VDC automatically discovers vCenter VMs that were created in any resource pool that backs the VDC. Clear to disable this for all VDC in the system.|