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How to deploy an OVA in Cloud Director

  How to deploy an OVA in Cloud Director Yesterday I was in a call with a customer and we discussed uploading OVA’s into Cloud Director. I said sure that is no problem at all. Well then I started thinking how are you supposed to deploy an OVA in Cloud Director because I do not even remember how this is done. So I opened up Cloud Director and tried it for myself. I decided to make this blog post along the way to show you how to deploy an OVA in Cloud Director. As an added bonus I will also show you how to upload an OVA to the catalog. This way I can deploy the OVA over and over again. Environment information Cloud director 10.3 OVA How to deploy an OVA in Cloud Director In Cloud director I opened up the Applications section and selected “NEW” I am deploying an OVA so I selected “Add vApp From OVF”. In the screenshot below you can see all the steps involved with (in my case) deploying and customising the Usagemeter. Options to customise are for instance: Network settings, vApp naming, Li