VMware vCloud 5.1 database password revealed in console window?

After deploying the new vCloud 5.1 appliance (configured to connect to an external MS SQL Server), on first boot it revealed the database account password (in plain text) that it was attempting to use:

Curiouser and curiouser…

Unable to convert vApps to a template in vCloud Director

While trying to add a vApp to a catalogue in vCloud Director (creating a linked-clone), I received a strange error: Read more