You can create a resource category without immediately applying it or you can create and apply a category to the resource at the same time.


  1. In the VMware Identity Manager console, click the Catalog tab.
  2. To create and apply categories at the same time, select the check boxes of the applications to which to apply the new category.
  3. Click Categories.
  4. Enter a new category name in the text box.
  5. Click Add category....
    A new category is created, but not applied to any resource.
  6. To apply the category to the selected resources, select the check box for the new category name.
    The category is added to the application and is listed in the Categories column.

What to do next

Apply the category to other applications . See Apply a Category to Resources.