A fabric administrator can assign a cost profile to a managed or reserved physical machine.


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

  • Verify that you have a reserved or managed physical machine in vRealize Automation. The managed physical machine must be powered off.


  1. Navigate to a managed or reserved physical machine.

    Machine Type



    Infrastructure > Machines > Managed Machines


    Infrastructure > Machines > Reserved Machines

  2. Locate the physical machine to be assigned the cost profile.
  3. Click Edit in the drop-down menu.

    A managed physical machine must have an Off status for Edit to appear in the drop-down menu.

  4. Click the Hardware tab.
  5. (Optional) Click New cost profile to create a cost profile.

    The link opens the Cost Profiles page.

  6. Select a cost profile from the Cost profile drop-down menu.

    The memory and CPU costs of the machine appear.

  7. Click OK.

What to do next

You must navigate back to the Managed Machines or Reserved Machines page to finish assigning the cost profile.