Include your catalog items in the service. You can include a catalog item in only one service, but a service can contain many catalog items.


Log in to the vRealize Automation console as a tenant administrator, business group manager, or service architect.


  1. Select Administration > Catalog Management > Catalog Items.
  2. Select the catalog item to associate with a service.
  3. Click Configure.
  4. (Optional) Click Browse to change the icon of the catalog item.
  5. Select the status of the catalog item from the Status drop-down menu.




    Can be used in the service.


    Cannot be used in the service until you activate it.

  6. Select a service with which to associate the catalog item from the Service drop-down menu.
  7. Click Update.


You associated the catalog item with a service.

What to do next

Repeat the steps for all of the catalog items you want to include in the service. Create an entitlement to entitle the service and the catalog items included in it to users or groups in a business group. These users are the consumers of your service. See Entitle a Service, Catalog Items, and Actions to a User or a Group of Users.