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Thursday, 29 January 2015

General System Settings - vCloud Director


Cloud Director includes general system settings that you can modify to meet your needs.
General System Settings
Name
Category
Description
Synchronization Start Time
LDAP Synchronization
Time of day to start LDAP synchronization.
Synchronization Interval
LDAP Synchronization
The number of hours between LDAP synchronisations.
Login policy
Login Policy
Select a login policy.
Activity log history to keep
Activity Log
Number of days of log history to keep before deleting it.
Type 0 to never delete logs.
Activity log history shown
Activity Log
Number of days of log history to display.
Type 0 to show all activity.
Display debug information
Activity Log
Enable this setting to display debug information in the vCloud Director task log.
IP address release timeout
Networking
Number of seconds to keep released IP addresses on hold before making them available for allocation again. This default setting is 2 hours (7200 seconds) to allow old entries to expire from client ARP tables.
Allow Overlapping External Networks
Networking
Select the check box to add external networks that run on the same network segment.
Enable this setting only if you are using non-VLAN-based methods (for example, VMware vShield Manager) to isolate your external networks.
Default syslog server settings for networks
Networking
Type IP addresses for up to two Syslog servers for networks to use. This setting does not apply to Syslog servers used by cloud cells.
Provider Locale
Localization
Select a locale for provider activity, including log entries, email alerts, and so on.
Idle session timeout
Miscellaneous
Amount of time the vCloud Director application remains active without user interaction.
Maximum session timeout
Miscellaneous
Maximum amount of time the vCloud Director application remains active.
Host refresh frequency
Miscellaneous
How often vCloud Director checks whether its ESX/ESXi hosts are accessible or inaccessible.
Host hung timeout
Miscellaneous
Select the amount of time to wait before marking a host as hung.
Transfer session timeout
Miscellaneous
Amount of time to wait before failing a paused or canceled upload task, for example upload media or upload vApp template. This timeout does not affect upload tasks that are in progress.
Chargeback Event History to Keep
Miscellaneous
Number of days of chargeback event history to keep before deleting it.
Chargeback Event Cleanup Start Time
Miscellaneous
Time of day to start chargeback event history cleanup.
Provide default vApp names
Miscellaneous
Select the check box to generate default names for vApps.
Enable upload quarantine with a timeout of __ seconds
Miscellaneous
Select the check box and enter a timeout number representing the amount of time to quarantine uploaded files.
For more information about working with quarantined files, see Monitoring Quarantined Files.
Verify vCenter certificates
Miscellaneous
Select the check box to allow vCloud Director to communicate only with trusted vCenter servers. Click Browse to locate the JCEKS keystore and type the keystore password.


Source VMware Documentation