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.
Customize Public Endpoints To fulfill load balancer or proxy requirements, you can change the default endpoint Web addresses for the vCloud Director Web Console, vCloud API, Tenant Portal, and console proxy.
Install and Configure a RabbitMQ AMQP Broker AMQP, the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol, is an open standard for message queuing that supports flexible messaging for enterprise systems. vCloud Director uses the RabbitMQ AMQP broker to provide the message bus used by extension services, object extensions, and notifications.
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.