To use the newly created Start Instances resource action for post-provisioning operations on Amazon virtual machines, you must publish it.


Log in to the vRealize Automation console as an XaaS architect.


  1. Select Design > XaaS > Resource Actions.
  2. Select the row of the Start Instances resource action, and click Publish.


The status of the Start Instances resource action changes to Published.

What to do next

Add the start instances action to the entitlement that includes the Amazon catalog item. See Entitle Users to Services, Catalog Items, and Actions.