Several instance types are supplied with vRealize Automation for use with Amazon EC2 blueprints. An IaaS administrator can add and remove instance types.

About this task

The machine instance types managed by IaaS administrators on the Instance Types page are available to tenant administrators and business group manager when they create or edit an Amazon EC2 blueprint. Amazon machine images and instance types are made available through the Amazon Web Services product.


Log in to the vRealize Automation console as an IaaS administrator.


  1. Click Infrastructure > Blueprints > Instance Types.
  2. Click New Instance Type.
  3. Add a new instance type, specifying the following parameters and referencing Selecting Instance Types and Amazon EC2 Instance Details topics in Amazon documentation.
    • Name

    • API name

    • Type Name

    • IO Performance Name

    • # CPUs

    • Memory (GB)

    • Storage (GB)

    • Compute Units

  4. Click the Save icon (Save).