IaaS Configuration for Cloud Platforms provides information about integrating cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform with VMware vRealize ™ Automation.

This documentation guides you through the following processes:

  • Bringing resources under vCloud Automation Center management

  • Configuring IaaS features and policies

  • Preparing for provisioning

  • Creating machine blueprints

All of the IaaS configuration steps that you must complete before machine provisioning are included in this document. For information about how to manage provisioned machines, see Tenant Administration.


Not all features and capabilities of vRealize Automation are available in all editions. For a comparison of feature sets in each edition, see https://www.vmware.com/products/vrealize-automation/.

Intended Audience

This information is intended for IaaS administrators, fabric administrators, and business group managers of vRealize Automation. This content is written for experienced Windows or Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtualization technology and the basic concepts described in Foundations and Concepts.

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