vCloud Director Not Starting

Attempted to bring up vCD and saw the following in vcloud-container-debug.log

| ERROR | Start Level Event Dispatcher | StartupUtils | Error starting application: Could not bind network port: 80 on host address: | Cannot assign requested address
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One of these days I’ll allocate some static IP’s to my whole Fusion-bound vLab. Until then – I will put up with DHCP assigned IP’s.

To fix, first stop vCD [ vmware-vcd stop ], the modify cloud-director/etc/ to reflect the IP changes for:


or anywhere you have the old address[es]. Some love from sed will do the trick here.

Now back to it …