Paper: VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Deployment Guide

VMware has released a paper titled: "VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Deployment Guide". The paper which contains 100 pages covers two new simplified deployment models introduced with version 6. Embedded which refers to a deployment where all components are installed in the same VM and External where vCenter is installed on one VM and the Platform Services Controller (PSC) is installed on another VM. PSC comprises vCenter Single Sign On (SSO) and Certificate Authority (VMCA).


The paper contains the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Services
  • Requirements
  • Reference Architectures
  • Deploying vCenter Server 6.0
  • Postdeployment Steps
  • Certificate Management