You create a property control layout to define how properties are displayed to users.

About this task

After you create the layout, a tenant administrator or business group manager can add it to a blueprint on the Properties tab.

Prerequisites

Log in to the vRealize Automation console as a fabric administrator.

Create the property definitions to add to the property control layout.

Procedure

  1. Select Infrastructure > Blueprints > Property Dictionary.
  2. Click New Property Layout.
  3. Enter a property layout name in the Name text box.

    This is the name that is added to the blueprint or build profile. For example, type NetworkLayout.

  4. Click the Save icon (Save).
  5. Click Edit in the Property Instances column of the property layout name row, for example the NetworkLayout name row.
  6. Type 1 in the Order text box.
  7. From the Property Definition drop-down menu, select the name of the first property to display, for example VirtualMachine.Network.Environment.
  8. Type 2 in the Order text box.
  9. From the Property Definition drop-down menu, select the name of the second property to display, for example VirtualMachine.Network0.Name.
  10. Click OK.

Results

A custom layout is now available for a tenant administrator or business group manager to add to a blueprint or build profile.