Shutting down and starting up the vCloud environment

In this recipe, we will discuss the proper start-up and shut-down order for the vCloud environment.

Getting ready

We need a complete vSphere and a vCloud environment.

How to do it...

Let's have a closer look at the starting and stopping of the vCloud environment.

Start-up sequence

Start up the following items in the following order:

  1. SSO database
  2. SSO service
  3. Configuration service
  4. vCenter database
  5. vCenter service
  6. Web client service
  7. vCNS
  8. Shared directory
  9. vCloud database
  10. vCloud Director's first cell
  11. vCloud Director's other cells

Shut-down sequence

Shut down the items in the following order:

  1. All vCloud Director cells except one
  2. vCloud Director last cell
  3. vCloud database
  4. Shared directory
  5. vCNS
  6. Web client service
  7. vCenter service ...

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