Before you start working with Service Broker, you need to have certain information available so that your can connect to your public and private clouds.

Use this checklist to help you set up before you begin on-boarding to the service.

Table 1.

To...

You need...

Sign up for and log in to Service Broker

A VMware ID.

Set up a My VMware account with your corporate email address at https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/login.

Connect to VMware Cloud Services

HTTPS port 443 open to outgoing traffic with access through the firewall to:

  • *.vmwareidentity.com

  • gaz.csp-vidm-prod.com

  • *.vmware.com

Add a Cloud Assembly blueprint content source

You can import Cloud Assembly blueprints from an associated instance.

  • Projects - Know who is a member of which projects in Cloud Assembly. Projects determine who can see the imported blueprints.

Add an Amazon CloudFormation template source

You can import Amazon CloudFormation templates that are stored in Amazon S3 buckets.

  • Projects - Know who is a member of which projects in Cloud Assembly. Projects determine who can see the imported templates.

  • Bucket name - You must know the name of the Amazon S3 buckets where the Amazone CloudFormation templates are stored.

  • Bucket access key and secret key - If you are adding templates from private buckets, you must know the keys.

  • Deployment target accounts and regions - You must know the cloud accounts and regions configured in Cloud Assembly to which the templates are deployed.

Add an Amazon Web Services cloud account as a target region when you deploy a template

Provide a power user account with read and write privileges.

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