You register vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager with My VMware to access product licenses and download product binaries to the local repository used during deployment and upgrade operations. The My VMware account is used to download content from the VMware Marketplace API service through the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager integration.

You use the My VMware integration to simplify, automate, organize, and update the repository. If your organization restricts outbound traffic from the management components of the SDDC, you can download the product binaries from My VMware and discover them in the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager user interface for inclusion in the repository.

To register vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager with My VMware, invite a designated user to the entitlement account and limit the folder level permissions for the user.

  • Refer to KB 2070555 for details on inviting a user to a My VMware account.
  • Refer to KB 2006977 for details on assigning user permissions in a My VMware account.

You can structure the folders, user, and permissions in a My VMware entitlement account in any way that best serves the asset management and operations support needs of your business. The minimum requirements and permissions for the My VMware account used by vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager include:

  • A folder with the vRealize Suite product entitlements
  • View License Keys & User Permissions
  • Download Products
Table 1. My VMware Account for vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager
First Name Last Name User Email Minimum Folder Permissions Folder Product Entitlement in Folder
vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager User at Rainpole vvd-vrslcm@rainpole.local
  • View License Keys & User Permissions
  • Download Products
  • Home folder
  • Child folder
vRealize Suite