In this procedure, you'll create a vCenter cloud account and an NSX-T cloud account and associate them to one another.

The procedure in this section expands on the basic WordPress end-to-end use case to use a vCenter cloud account with an associated NSX-T cloud account for use on a blueprint deployment.

vCenter-based cloud accounts require that a cloud proxy is deployed to a source vCenter for data collection and communication between the cloud account and an on-premises endpoint.

You can define and deploy the cloud proxy before you create your cloud account or during the process of creating the cloud account. In this procedure, you'll define and deploy a cloud proxy as you create a cloud account.

For more information, see What are cloud proxies.