You can install the required components either by running the Setup wizard or by manually selecting them from the vCloud Director Extender - Cloud Service Setup UI menu. For a first-time installation, use the Setup wizard.


  • After deploying the CX Cloud Service appliance, the Cloud Service Setup UI runs automatically.


  1. To access the Cloud Service Setup UI manually, navigate to https://CX_Cloud_Service_IP/ui/mgmt/dashboard. For CX_Cloud_Service_IP, enter the IP address of the vCloud Director Extender appliance.

    If Cloud Service Setup UI runs automatically you can skip this step.

  2. Log in with the root user credentials. For more information, see Install CX Cloud Service on Service Provider vCloud Director.
  3. Click Start Wizard.


    You must run the Setup wizard for your first-time configuration to install successfully the workload migration feature.

  4. Follow the prompts of the wizard.

    In the Cloud Service Setup UI, you can define an appliance configuration for a single data center or a cluster.



    Management vCenter Server

    Provide the IP address of the Management vCenter Server. Enter the administrator credentials.

    vCloud Director

    Link the target cloud vCloud Director . This is the destination for the virtual machines that you migrate from the tenant to the VDC .

    Resource vCenters

    Register the resource vCenter Server instances. The Cloud Service Setup UI extracts the resource vCenter Server instances that are part of the vCloud Director environment provided in the previous step.


    You can specify an optional external Platform Services Controller configuration.

    Replication Manager

    Register the Replication Manager by providing details from management vCenter Server:

    • Datacenter Name

    • Datastore Name

    • Cluster Name

    • Network Name

    Activate Replication Manager

    Set new password to activate.


    Register the Replicator by providing details for the management vCenter Server:

    • Test Folder/Datacenter Name


      You must provide the full multilevel schema path.

    • Datastore Name

    • Cluster Name

    • Network Name

    Activate Replicator

    1. Set new root password.

    2. Provide the details from the resource vCenter Server.


      You must enter the Lookup Service URL field, if you use an external Platform Services Controller.

    3. Public Endpoint URL and Port.


      You must fill in this field if you use a proxy server. Provide the IP address and the port of the proxy service. For more information, see Configuring Cloud Service Setup UI with Proxy Server.