Download vSphere Templates into OpenStack Glance

Platform9 release 2.1 adds the ability to download discovered vSphere templates into OpenStack Glance.

How It Works

Configure VMware Appliance for Enabling Download Support

OpenStack Command Line

Install the OpenStack command line client on a machine that is on the same network as the appliance. Source the OpenStack RC file that can be found in Platform9 UI under Access and Security → API Access

Caveats

Certain special characters in vCenter credentials, datacenter, datastore, template name and cluster do not work with this feature. Special characters that are known to not work include %, =, /, <, >, Space, ”,  &, +, ?, ;, !, #, [, ]


June 01, 2016