I am experimenting with content libraries to try and make syncing needed files for vSphere a little easier. Prior to content libraries, I was simply using manual SCP commands on ESXi hosts to move files from data stores in one site to another site.
I started looking at content libraries and they seem like a good solution however, I was wondering if there was a solution to a particular problem. I have 2 data centers and in each data center, I have 2 vCenters. One manages my server compute private cloud and the other manages my VDI compute private cloud. I have built a content library that syncs between the two data centers and I have them built out of the server compute based vCenters. I noticed however, from the VDI compute vCenter I do not have access to the content library created.
Is there a way to get this content library loaded into the VDI compute vCenter or do I simply have to make ANOTHER content library. Few notes:
* The Server Compute and the VDI Compute vCenters have the same VMFS volumes mounted. The current content library exists on VMFS01 and VMFS01 is mapped to all ESXi hosts in both vCenters
* Currently I am only testing with ISOs but one of the goals is to assist my VDI build team by allowing them to create/manage VDI templates without having to wait for me to copy the templates from one VDI Compute vCenter data center to the other. Currently they wait on me to SCP the template to the opposite data center.
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