If you have added a vCloud Director, vSphere, or VIO cloud, you must add a compute profile. Compute Profiles allow you to specify the underlying resource where the virtual network functions are deployed.

Prerequisites

You must have the Virtual Infrastructure Admin privileges to perform this task.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the VMware Telco Cloud Automation web interface.
  2. Navigate to Infrastructure > Virtual Infrastructure and select the options symbol against the virtual infrastructure.
  3. Click Manage Compute Profile.
  4. Under Compute Profiles, click Add.
  5. Enter the following information:

    Compute Profiles allow you to specify the underlying resource where the network functions are deployed.

    • For vCloud Director clouds:

      • Name - Name of the compute profile.

      • Description - A brief description of the profile.

      • OrgVdc - Select the Organization vDC from the pop-up window.

      • Storage Profile - Select the storage profile from the pop-up window.

      • Tag(s) - Enter the labels to associate your compute profile with.

      • Location - Enter the cloud location to add the compute profile. To add the compute profile to the current cloud, select Same as VIM.

    • For VIO clouds:

      • Name - Name of the compute profile.

      • Description - A brief description of the profile.

      • AvailabilityZone - Select the Availability Zone.

      • Tag(s) - Enter the labels to associate your compute profile with.

      • Location - Enter the cloud location to add the compute profile.

    • For VMware vSphere clouds:

      • Name - Name of the compute profile.

      • Description - A brief description of the profile.

      • Compute - Select the resource pool or cluster.

      • Datastore - Select the datastore for the resource pool or cluster.

      • Edge Cluster - Select the Edge Cluster from vCenter NSX-T.

      • Folder - Select the folder to deploy the virtual machines.

      • Tag(s) - Enter the labels to associate your compute profile with.

      • Location - Enter the cloud location to add the compute profile.

  6. Click Add.

Results

The compute profile is added to your cloud. To view the compute profile, navigate to Infrastructure > Virtual Infrastructure and click the > icon against the cloud name.

The Resource Status column in the Virtual Infrastructure page displays the resource use of those clouds that are configured with vCloud Director, vSphere, or VIO VIMs.

What to do next

To edit a compute profile, navigate to Infrastructure > Virtual Infrastructure and click the cloud name. In the cloud details page, go to the desired compute profile and click the Edit icon.