You can provision a container from a template or image in your Templates view.

About this task

The provisioning process creates a container based on the configuration settings that exist in the template or image from which you provision.

You can provision a container from a template or image either by using existing configuration settings or by editing configuration settings and then provisioning.

You can also edit and save configuration settings to create a new, customized container template or image.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that Containers for vRealize Automation is enabled in your supported vRealize Automation deployment.

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

Procedure

  1. Click the Containers tab.
  2. Click Templates in the left pane.

    A list displays the templates and images that are available for provisioning.

    • Configured templates in the Images view.

    • Existing or custom templates in the Template view.

    • All available templates and images based on your specified registries in the All view.

    The Import and Export options are also available to import or export templates and images.

  3. Use the All, Images, or Templates view options to view the image or template to provision.
  4. Provision the template or image.

    Option

    Description

    Provision using existing settings.

    1. Click Provision.

    The Provision Requests view displays information about provisioning success.

    Provision by editing settings.

    1. Click the arrow next to the Provision button.

    2. Click Enter additional info.

    3. Enter the additional information for the container in the Provision a Container form.

    4. When you have completed the form updates, click Provision to provision using the modified settings.

    5. Click Save as Template to save your changes as a new container template in Containers for vRealize Automation.

    The Provision Requests view displays information about provisioning success.