After the blueprints for your scenario have been created, you can associate them with the service catalog and perform optional customization. After provisioning is complete, you verify that the naming prefixes and IP addresses are correct.

Because entitlements are already in place, the correct set of users can then use the service catalog item.


  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation Rainpole portal.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01svr01.rainpole.local/vcac/org/rainpole.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name






  2. Navigate to the Catalog tab and click SFO-Service-Catalog.
  3. Click Request for the blueprint named Windows Server 2012 R2 - SFO Prod and, optionally, customize the blueprint.
    1. (Optional) Select Windows Server 2012 R2 - SFO Prod and, under General, enter values for Description, Reason for Request, and Lease days.
    2. (Optional) Select vSphere_Machine_1 and, under General, enter values for the CPUs and Memory options.
    3. (Optional) Select vSphere_Machine_1 and under Storage, click Edit and select the Storage Reservation Policy option available from the drop-down menu.
  4. Click Submit and click OK.
  5. Repeat the steps to deploy the blueprint named Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 - SFO Prod.
  6. Click the Requests tab and check the status of the new requests until Status is Successful.

    Provisioning might take some time.

  7. Once provisioning is complete, click the Infrastructure tab, click Reservations, and click Network Profiles.
  8. Click Ext-Net-Profile-Production, click the IP Addresses tab to verify that the blueprints are deployed correctly.
    1. Verify that two virtual machines exist with the machine name pattern Prod-xxxxx.

      This is the prefix that you defined according to Create Machine Prefixes in Region A.

    2. Verify that the two virtual machines are using the IP addresses defined on Create External Network Profiles in Region A.
    3. Click Cancel when verification is complete.