To deploy a vRealize Hyperic vApp using vCloud Director, you must first create and configure the vApp in vCloud Director.

About this task

You cannot configure the vCloud Director server for a user-managed keystore during deployment of the vCloud Director vApp. To configure a user-managed keystore after deployment, see Configuring SSL Options.


Verify that you have completed the prerequisites described in Deploy a vRealize Hyperic vApp Using vCloud Director.


  1. Log in to the vCloud Director Web console.
  2. Click My Cloud > vApps > Build New vApp to complete the vApp profile.



    Name this vApp

    Type a name for the vApp and, optionally, a description.

    Runtime UI Text

    Select a runtime

    Storage Lease UI text

    Select a storage lease

  3. Click Next.
  4. In the Add Virtual Machines pane, select the Hyperic vApp templates.

    You find the Hyperic vApp templates in two possible locations:

    • Look In > My organization's catalogs

    • Look In > Public catalogs

  5. Browse to and select the vRealize Hyperic server and database virtual machines:



    vRealize Hyperic server

    Select Hyperic Server v5.0 Virtual Appliance.

    vRealize Hyperic database

    Select Hyperic Database v5.0 Virtual Appliance.

  6. Click Next.
  7. Select the check box to signify your acceptance of the end user license agreement and click Next.
  8. In the Configure Virtual Machines panel, select a virtual datacenter where the vRealize Hyperic vApp will run.
  9. Accept the default values, or specify other values.

    VMware recommends that you assign static IP addresses.

  10. Click Next.
  11. In the Application panel, configure the user credentials for the PostgreSQL and vRealize Hyperic databases.

    Do not enter data in the What is the address of the vPostgres database text box.

  12. Click Next.
  13. In the Networking panel, select the Always use assigned IP addresses until this vApp or associated networks are deleted check box and click Next.
  14. Review the summary for the vApp and click Finish.

What to do next

Power on the vRealize Hyperic server. See Power on the vRealize Hyperic Server.