IaaS Configuration for vCloud Air and vCloud Director describes how to integrate vCloud Director or vCloud Air in an existing VMware vRealize ™ Automation deployment.

This document guides you through the following processes:

  • Bringing resources under vRealize Automation management

  • Configuring IaaS features and policies

  • Preparing for provisioning

  • Creating vApp (vCloud) blueprints

  • Creating vApp Component (vCloud) blueprints

  • Creating vCloud endpoints

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 Service administrators, tenant administrators and business group managers, and fabric administrators who want to integrate vCloud Director or vCloud Air vApps into their vRealize Automation deployment. 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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