Application Services library, an external service is a service that is installed external to the deployment of the application. An external service and the application need to be configured to work with each other.
Create an External Service in the Library With Application Services you can create basic or advanced external services.
Define External Service Properties Application Services passes defined properties as environment variables to scripts running in a virtual machine. The external service version properties define the variables used in the scripts for the external service.
Create Provider Specification for an Advanced External Service Version An advanced external service requires you to create a provider specification. This specification is a set of one or more scripts that defines how an external service can be configured, updated, rolled back, and torn down in various service provider environments such as VMware Data Director or Amazon RDS. The provider specification also has properties that you can define to connect to the provider and the provider specific parameters.
Maintain External Service Versions You can copy a basic or advanced external service from an existing version or modify the service.
Delete an External Service To manage your external services you can delete duplicate or outdated services.