Fabric administrators select compute resources from which they want to import existing virtual machines and assign cost profiles to the compute resources that they manage.

About this task


You can edit multiple elements at the same time by clicking the pin icon and then editing one of your selections. The changes you make are applied to all of the selections you pinned.


  • Log in to the vRealize Automation console as a fabric administrator and as a business group manager.

  • Create the business groups to which you want to assign imported machines.

  • A tenant administrator or business group manager must create a blueprint to apply to machines you import.

  • If you intend to assign cost profiles to your compute resources, create the cost profiles you want to assign to your compute resources.


  1. Select Infrastructure > Infrastructure Organizer > Infrastructure Organizer.
  2. Click Next.
  3. Select the compute resources that contain the existing virtual machines you want to import.

    Only compute resources that you manage as a fabric administrator appear.

  4. Click Next.
  5. (Optional) Assign cost profiles to your compute resources.
    1. Click the Edit icon (Edit).
    2. Select a cost profile to assign to your compute resource from the Cost Profile drop-down menu.
    3. Click the Save icon (Save).
  6. Click Next.