Cloud Lab-43: vApp Use Case 2: vApp Network (Direct) -> Organization vDC Network (Routed)

In previous post, i have discussed my first vCloud Director vApp Usecase. today lets move forward and show you, how to deploy our second vApp Use case, which is vApp Network is directly connected to Organization Routed network, Routed Organization Network means, vApp Network is Directly Connected to Organization External Network which is behind vShield Edge (VSE) Firewall.

LAB-43 TASKS

In this Lab we will perform following tasks

  1. Architecture diagram for vApp Use Case 2. 
  2. Deploy vApp Use Case 2: vApp Network (Direct) -> Organization VDC Network (Routed)

1-Architecture diagram for vApp Use Case 2

Following is architecture diagram for vApp Use case 2, which I am going to configure in this post.

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2-Deploy vApp Use Case 2: vApp Network (Direct) -> Organization VDC Network (Routed)

To deploy vApp, you should login to your Organization. in my case, i am choosing my Organization HITech for this use case.so login to “HITech Organization” on following vCloud Director Organization URL https://vcloud.vmlab.com/cloud/org/hitech

NOTE: This the same Organization, which i have created/configured in my previous post vCloud Director Foundation- “Organizations Configuration”

From Organization login Screen, provide HITech Organization admin Credentials “hitechadmin/password”

Once login go to my “My Cloud” Tab -> Click on highlighted icon to build a new vApp in HITech Organization.

Click the “Build New vApp” icon from menu

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Name your vApp, as per my vApp architecture diagram, i Chooses vApp name “vApp2-vAppDirect-OrgRouted”, Next choose your “Org VDC” according to vApp architecture diagram, where vApp will be deployed and set the vApp leases, Once done-> Click “Next”

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NOTE: This the same vDC, which i have created/configured in my previous post vCloud Director Foundation- “Organization vDCs Configuration”

Choose Catalog “Public Catalog”, Select vApp “RHEL-Template” from vApp templates -> Click “Add” Twice. Once done. Click “Next”

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NOTE: This the same catalog and vApp template, which i have created/configured in my previous posts “vCloud Director Foundation- “Organization Catalog and User Rights Configuration” and vCloud Director Organizations- “Create vApp Templates”  respectivly

Select the Full Name of VMs as per architecture diagram, which are “vApp2-Web1” and “vApp2-Web2” respectively and choose the Storage policy-> Click “Next”

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Set the Computer Name of vApp2-Web1 into “vApp2-Web1” and vApp2-Web2 into “vApp2-Web2”.Choose Network “HITech-RND-Org-Routed”-> Click “Next”

NOTE: this is same networks, which i created/configured in my previous post vCloud Director Organizations- “Create Organization vDC Networks”

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Click “Finish”

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Wait for a while to deploy the vApp. once done, see the virtual Machine information (IP/Host/Storage/Network) of “vApp2-vAppDirect-OrgRouted”. Click on vApp and choose “Virtual Machine” tab as shown below.

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