To configure your cloud accounts, ensure that you have the following credentials.

Table 1. Cloud Account Credentials

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Add an Amazon Web Services cloud account

Provide a power user account with read and write privileges.

  • 20-digit Access Key ID and corresponding Secret Access Key.

Add a Microsoft Azure cloud account

Provide an account with read and write privileges.

  • Subscription ID. Allows you access to your Azure subscriptions.

  • Tenant ID. The authorization endpoint for the Active Directory applications you create in your Microsoft Azure account.

  • Client application ID. Provides access to Microsoft Active Directory in your Azure individual account.

  • Client application secret key. The unique secret key generated to pair with your Client Application ID.

Add a vCenter Server cloud account

Provide an account with read and write privileges.

  • vCenter IP address or FQDN.

  • Permissions required to install a cloud proxy on the vCenter Server.

  • You can download the OVA file from the Cloud Proxy page by selecting Infrastructure > Manage > Cloud Proxies or when you create a new cloud account. You'll import and install the cloud proxy on your vCenter Server instance. A key is provided in Cloud Assembly during the vCenter Server set up process.

  • vCenter Server administrator access credentials.

Add an NSX-T cloud account

Provide an account with read and write privileges.

  • NSX-T IP address or FQDN.

  • Permissions required to install a cloud proxy on the vCenter Server instance that manages this NSX-T instance.

  • You can download the OVA file from the Cloud Proxy page by selecting Infrastructure > Manage > Cloud Proxies or when you create a new cloud account. You'll import and install the cloud proxy on your vCenter Server instance. A key is provided in Cloud Assembly during the vCenter Server set up process.

  • NSX-T and vCenter Server administrator access credentials.

Add an NSX-V cloud account

Provide an account with read and write privileges.

  • NSX-V IP address or FQDN.

  • Permissions required to install a cloud proxy on the vCenter Server instance that manages this NSX-V instance.

  • You can download the OVA file from the Cloud Proxy page by selecting Infrastructure > Manage > Cloud Proxies or when you create a new cloud account. You'll import and install the cloud proxy on your vCenter Server instance. A key is provided in Cloud Assembly during the vCenter Server set up process.

  • NSX-V and vCenter Server administrator access credentials.

Add a VMware Cloud on AWS cloud account

Provide an account with read and write privileges.

  • Administrator access to your organization's VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC environment.

  • The VMware Cloud on AWS API token for your VMware Cloud on AWS environment in your organization's VMware Cloud on AWS service.

  • Administrator access to the vCenter that is used by your target VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC.

  • vCenter IP address or FQDN.

  • Permissions required to install a cloud proxy on the vCenter Server.

  • You can download the OVA file from the Cloud Proxy page by selecting Infrastructure > Manage > Cloud Proxies or when you create a new cloud account. You'll import and install the cloud proxy on your vCenter Server instance. A key is provided in Cloud Assembly during the vCenter Server set up process.

  • vCenter Server administrator access credentials.