In this procedure, you'll configure your environment to connect to your existing VMware Cloud on AWS subscription and create a VMware Cloud on AWS cloud account in Cloud Assembly.

The use case in this section expands on the basic WordPress end-to-end use case to create VMware Cloud on AWS needed infrastructure for a blueprint and deployment.

This procedure requires that you have already configured your VMware Cloud on AWS data centers as described in Deploying and Managing a Software-Defined Data Center in the VMware Cloud on AWS Getting Started documentation.

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.