Configure environment settings, such as name, password, and data center for a private cloud environment.


  1. Log in to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager as administrator and click Create Environment.
  2. From Data Center, select an existing data center for this environment, or click + to add a data center to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.
    For information on adding a data center, see Add a Data Center to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.
  3. Select the environment type.
    Option Description
    Production Production
    Test For testing new developments
    Stage To stage changes before releasing them to production
    Development For active development
    Environment type has no bearing on the configurations or product functioning at the moment.
  4. In Environment Name, enter a descriptive name for the new private cloud environment.
    This name must be unique among environments on this instance of vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.
  5. Enter an Administrator Email for vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.
    This is applicable for vRealize Log Insight email alerts.
  6. Enter a Default password for all products to set a common password for all vRealize Suite products in the environment.
    The default password must be a minimum of eight characters.
    Note: The default password is not applied to vRealize Business for Cloud application password if vRealize Business for Cloud is deployed in a standalone mode. In standalone mode, vRealize Business for Cloud application credentials remain as admin/admin. To integrate vRealize Business for Cloud with vRealize Automation, add vRealize Automation to the private cloud environment before or at the same time you add vRealize Business for Cloud.
  7. (Optional) Select Join the VMware Customer Experience Program to join CEIP for this environment.
    This product participates in the VMware Customer Experience Program (CEIP). Details regarding the data collected through CEIP and the purposes for which it is used by VMware are set forth at the Trust & Assurance Center at
  8. Click Next.