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VMware vCloud Director Cookbook by Daniel Langenhan

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Recovering the vCloud system

So how do we restore a vCloud environment?

Getting ready

Depending on the point of loss from which you have to recover, different items are needed:

  • For total loss, the following items are needed:
    • Backup
    • Documentation
    • Windows and Redhat VMs
    • vSphere installation disk
    • vCloud Director Binary
    • vCNS OVA
  • For loss of the vSphere system, the following items are needed:
    • Backup
    • Documentation
    • Windows and RHEL VMs
    • vSphere installation disk
  • For loss of vCNS, the following items are needed:
    • Backup
    • Documentation
    • vCNS OVA
  • For loss of the vCloud DB, the following item is needed:
    • Backup
  • For loss of one vCloud Cell (in a multicell setup), the following items are needed:
    • Backup
    • RHEL VM
    • Documentation
    • vCloud Director Binary

How to do it...

Let's look at the various ...

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