When you run the configure script in an interactive mode, the script prompts you for the following information.

To accept a default value, press Enter.

Table 1. Required Information During an Interactive Network and Database Configuration
Required Information Description
IP address for the HTTP service Defaults to the first available IP address.
IP address for the console proxy service

Defaults to the first available IP address.

Note: If you want to use a single IP address with two different ports for the HTTP service and the console proxy service, you must run the configuration script in an unattended mode.
Full path to the Java keystore file For example, /opt/keystore/certificates.ks.
Password for the keystore See Before You Create SSL Certificates for vCloud Director on Linux.
Private key password for the HTTP SSL certificate See Before You Create SSL Certificates for vCloud Director on Linux.
Private key password for the console proxy SSL certificate See Before You Create SSL Certificates for vCloud Director on Linux.
Enable remote audit logging to a syslog host

Services in each vCloud Director cell log audit messages to the vCloud Director database, where they are preserved for 90 days. To preserve audit messages longer, you can configure vCloud Director services to send audit messages to the syslog utility in addition to the vCloud Director database.

  • To skip, press Enter.
  • To enable, enter the syslog host name or IP address.
If you enabled remote audit logging, UDP port of the syslog host Defaults to 514.
Database type

PostgreSQL or Microsoft SQL Server.

Defaults to PostgreSQL.

Host name or IP address of the database server The server running the database.
Database port

For PostgreSQL, defaults to 5432.

For Microsoft SQL Server, defaults to 1433.

Database name Defaults to vcloud.
If your database type is Microsoft SQL Server, database instance Defaults to the default instance.
Database user name See Preparing the vCloud Director Database.
Database password See Preparing the vCloud Director Database.
Join or do not participate in the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP)

This product participates in VMware’s Customer Experience Improvement Program (“CEIP”). Details regarding the data collected through CEIP and the purposes for which it is used by VMware are set forth in the Trust & Assurance Center at http://www.vmware.com/trustvmware/ceip.html. You can use the cell management tool to join or leave VMware's CEIP for this product at any time. See the "Cell Management Tool Reference" in the vCloud Director Administrator's Guide.

To join the program, enter y.

If you prefer not to join the VMware's CEIP program, enter n.