The network profile information identifies the external network properties and specifies settings for an existing network. An external network profile is a requirement of NAT and routed network profiles.


  • Verify that you have a gateway IP address.

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


  1. Select Infrastructure > Reservations > Network Profiles.
  2. Select New Network Profile > External.
  3. Enter a name and, optionally, a description.
  4. Type a mask address in the Subnet mask text box.

    For example,

  5. Type an IP address in the Gateway text box.
  6. In the DNS/WINS group, type values as needed.

What to do next

You can configure IP ranges for static IP addresses. See Configure External Network Profile IP Ranges.