This guide explains how to configure an existing vSphere environment so that its underlying resources such as virtual machines (VMs) can be managed through the RightScale Cloud Management Platform (Dashboard/API) in a similar way as public and private cloud infrastructures.

RCA-V Setup Diagram


  1. Prepare the vSphere Environment for RightScale Connectivity
  2. Download, Deploy, and Configure the RCA-V
  3. Upload RightImages to a vSphere Cloud
  4. Register a vSphere Cloud with RightScale

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