You can design blueprints that create OpenStack projects when consumed.


  • Verify that you have service architect user privileges to access the plug-in.

  • Verify that the OpenStack Keystone service is connected to an Active Directory server for automatic synchronization. This configuration automatically synchronizes user accounts in Keystone


  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation tenant as a service architect.
  2. Select Design > XaaS > XaaS Blueprints.
  3. Click New.
  4. Select the workflow Orchestrator > Library > VMware Integrated OpenStack > create an image or delete an image, and click Next.

    The blueprint form appears.

  5. Complete the text boxes in the blueprint form.

    You must enter custom labels for all parameters. Parameters listed below are specific for this blueprint. Keystone URL, Project name, Keystone domain name, User name, and Password parameters are mandatory for all blueprints. For the delete blueprint you only need the first parameter from the table and the mandatory ones.


    Description of Value

    Visibility to Users

    Image name

    Name of the new image.


    Disk format

    Format of the image file, for example: vmdk, qcow2, etc.


    Image location

    URL to the image file, for example: https://ip:port/image1.vmdk


    Is public

    If you select true, image is shared with other projects, false restricts it to the current project.


    Disk type

    Enter the disk type, for example: streamOptimized or sparse.


    Adapter type

    Enter adapter type, for example lsiLogic.


    Container format

    Enter the container format, for example bare.



    Timeout in seconds for the workflow to wait for the image creation to finish.


  6. Click Finish.

    The newly created blueprint appears in the list of XaaS blueprints.

  7. To publish the blueprint, select it from the list and click Publish.

    A blueprint becomes available for consumption only after you publish it.