In this procedure, you'll create a basic vCenter cloud account.

The use case in this section expands on the basic WordPress end-to-end use case to use a vCenter cloud account in the needed infrastructure for a blueprint and deployment.

You can deploy the data collector before you create your cloud account or during the process of creating the cloud account. Data collection can take a few minutes. To save time in creating cloud accounts, you may want to create and deploy data collectors prior to creating cloud accounts. In this example, you'll define and deploy the data collector as you create the cloud account.