You can use the ValueList attribute to create a list of available values for a drop-down menu.

About this task

A ValueList attribute is available for the DropDown and DropDownList property value control types. See Example of Creating a Relationship Between Two Properties and Adding Them to a Blueprint.


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


  1. Select Infrastructure > Blueprints > Property Dictionary.
  2. Click Edit in the Property Attributes column of the property row.
  3. Click New Property Attribute.
  4. Select ValueList from the Type drop-down menu.
  5. Enter an attribute name in the Name text box.

    This name is not visible in the user interface.

  6. Enter a comma-separated list of values in the Value text box to appear in the drop-down list.

    For example, enter Option 1,Option 2,Option 3.

  7. Click the Save icon (Save).
  8. (Optional) Add additional attributes.
  9. Click OK.