Looking for errors in the vCloud GUI

In this recipe we will explore the location where the errors in vCloud GUI are shown.

Getting ready

We just need an organization where we can create a minor error.

How to do it...

You can do this recipe as SysAdmin or as OrgAdmin.

Creating an error

We will now create an error on purpose, so we can then go and look for it. Create the error by performing the following steps:

  1. Log in to vCloud into your organization as SysAdmin or as OrgAdmin.
  2. Build a new vApp (not by clicking on the green +).
  3. Create a VM with 64 vCPUs and 255 GB of hard disk space(if that's not enough, use several TBs of hard disk).
  4. Watch it fail when it tries to create the vApp.

Fail log

We will now check the fail log by performing the following steps:

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