You add a vSphere cloud account and configure its parameters by running a Automation Orchestrator workflow.



  1. Log in to the Automation Orchestrator Client as an administrator.
  2. Navigate to Library > Workflows and enter the cloud_accounts tag in the workflow search box.
  3. Locate Create vSphere Cloud Account workflow and click Run.
  4. Select a VMware Aria Automation host for which you want to configure a vSphere cloud account.
  5. Enter a name for the cloud account.
  6. Configure the vCenter credentials.
    1. Enter the IP address or fully-qualified domain name of your vCenter server.
    2. Select whether to accept self-signed certificated automatically without user confirmation.
    3. Provide the vCenter server user name and password.
  7. If you want to add tags to support a tagging strategy, add capability tags.

    You can add tags now, or later when you edit the cloud account. For information about tagging, see How do I use tags to manage Automation Assembler resources and deployments.

  8. Click Run.


You have added a vSphere cloud account.

What to do next

Configure a cloud zone within the cloud account you just created. See Add a cloud zone.