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VMware Private Cloud Computing with vCloud Director by Aidan Dalgleish, Joe Baguley, Simon Gallagher

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Chapter 8

Delivering Services

Now that you have a vCloud Director management pod, this chapter focuses on how you, as the system administrator, use that environment to build service offerings ready for your consumers to use.

We will cover the steps you'll take to create Provider Virtual Data Center (PvDC) to deliver tiers of service. You'll define organizations within your vCloud Director platform and nominate administrators for the various organizations. You'll create Organization vDCs (Org vDCs), which are allocations of resources from PvDCs, each with its own model for resource allocation and connections to various logical cloud networks.

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Create PvDCs
  • Create organizations and configure LDAP authentication ...

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