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 infrastructure setup from the WordPress end-to-end use case to create a VMware Cloud on AWS cloud account for eventual use in a blueprint.

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 define and deploy the cloud proxy before you create your cloud account or during the process of creating the cloud account. To save time when creating cloud accounts, you can create and deploy cloud proxies prior to creating cloud accounts. In this procedure, you'll define and deploy the cloud proxy as you create the cloud account.