If you are deploying VMware Telco Cloud Automation using the Open Virtualization Format Tool (OVF Tool), ensure that you provide a value to the applianceRole parameter.

You can provide one of the following values:
  • Manager
  • ControlPlane
  • Bootstrapper
For example:
./ovftool --acceptAllEulas
--targetSSLThumbprint=8c:b9:06:b3:79:25:7c:08:9c:36:33:8f:c7:12:04:e9:6a:89:a0:11
 --X:enableHiddenProperties --X:logFile=./tcf_ovftool.log
--X:logLevel=verbose --name="TCA" --datastore="TCA_DATASTORE01"
--diskMode=thin --allowExtraConfig --X:injectOvfEnv --powerOn
--X:waitForIp --prop:'mgr_cli_passwd'='myCliPassword'
--prop:'mgr_gateway_0'='10.1.16.1' --prop:'applianceRole'='Bootstrapper'
 --prop:'mgr_dns_list'='10.0.16.253' --prop:'mgr_prefix_ip_0'='24'
--prop:'mgr_ntp_list'='time.vmware.com'
--prop:'mgr_root_passwd'='myRootPassword'
--prop:'mgr_isSSHEnabled'='True'
--prop:'hostname'='tca-cdc1.telco.example.com'
--prop:'mgr_ip_0'='10.1.16.13' --net:'VSMgmt'='VM Network' http://<webserver>/VMware-Telco-Cloud-Automation-<buildnumber>.ova 'vi://root:myRootPassword@10.1.16.200'