You can set up a tile development environment from simple standalone tools to a full Tanzu Operations Manager development environment. As you progress through the stages of tile development, you might progress through this environment.

TAS for VMs with Tanzu Operations Manager

Shared TAS for VMs Development environments for VMware Tanzu Partners

VMware operates and manages a number of shared TAS for VMs development environments for ISV partners to use in developing their product tiles.

To use your assigned environment:

  1. Log in to VMware Tile Dashboard using the credentials that you use for Partners Slack.

  2. Click the environment assigned to you.

  3. Log in to Tanzu Operations Manager with the given Tanzu Operations Manager URL and credentials.

  4. Log in to Apps Manager or the cf CLI with the Cloud Foundry information provided on the same page.

If you would like to become a partner, visit the VMware Partners website. To check your partner status, visit the Partner Locator. If you cannot access the Partners Slack instance, email

Install your own TAS for VMs environment

Note VMware does not provide troubleshooting support for partner installations of Tanzu Operations Manager.

If you need an isolated or dedicated TAS for VMs development environment, or you must work offline, you can install your own environment that includes Tanzu Operations Manager:

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