Blueprint information settings control who can access a blueprint, how many machines they can provision with it, and the daily cost.

Prerequisites

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

Procedure

  1. Select Infrastructure > Blueprints > Blueprints.
  2. Select New Blueprint > Cloud > OpenStack.
  3. Enter a name and, optionally, a description.
  4. (Optional) : Select the Master check box to allow users to copy your blueprint.
  5. Select the Display location on request check box to prompt users to select a location when they submit a machine request.

    This option enables users to select a region into which to provision the requested machine.

  6. Select who can provision machines with this blueprint.

    Roles

    Who Can Provision

    If you are both a business group manager and a tenant administrator

    • Select the Shared blueprint check box to allow the blueprint to be entitled to users in any business group.

    • Deselect the Shared blueprint check box to create a local blueprint, and select a business group from the Business group drop-down menu.

    Business group manager

    Select a business group from the Business group drop-down menu.

    Tenant administrator

    Your blueprints are always shared. You cannot choose who can use them to provision machines.

  7. (Optional) : Select a reservation policy from the Reservation policy drop-down menu.

    This option requires additional configuration by a fabric administrator to create a reservation policy.

  8. Select a machine prefix from the Machine prefix drop-down menu.

    You can select Use group default to accept the default machine prefix business group for the user.

  9. (Optional) : Enter a number in the Maximum per user text box to limit the number of machines that a single user can provision with this blueprint.
  10. Set the daily cost of the machine by typing the amount in the Cost (daily) text box.

Results

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