vRealize Cloud Universal is a SaaS cloud management suite that combines automation, operations, and log analytics into one license. You can start using and managing your vRealize Cloud Universal subscription with the help of vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager and vRealize Cloud Subscription Manager. vRealize Cloud Universal is a significant evolution of the VMware vRealize cloud management solution, and it is poised to accelerate customer’s digital transformation journey.

This guide provides the step-by-step process on how to onboard to vRealize Cloud Universal, and use vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager to apply your subscription license key to your existing or new vRealize Cloud deployment. This guide also provides information on how to connect to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager and vRealize Cloud Subscription Manager, and then enable license usage metering that is required for the vRealize Cloud Universal subscriptions.

What is vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager?

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager is a comprehensive application and a content management solution for the vRealize Suite, accelerating time to value, minimizing ongoing management, and improving end-user productivity. For more information, refer to the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager documentation.

What is vRealize Cloud Subscription Manager?

vRealize Cloud Subscription Manager is a cloud-based service, which manages your vRealize Cloud Universal subscriptions. This service also allows you to purchase standalone vRealize services or vRealize Cloud Universal service from VMware or AWS. For more information, refer to the vRealize Cloud Subscription Manager documentation.