Add a custom property as a network custom property so that service catalog users can select the necessary network profile value when they request the item.

About this task

Prerequisites

Procedure

  1. Select Design > Blueprints.
  2. Select the blueprint to which you are adding the network custom property and click Edit.
  3. Click the target virtual machine component.

    The configuration options for the virtual machine appear on the canvas.

  4. Click the Network tab.
  5. Click New.
  6. Select the network profile in the Network drop-down menu and click OK.
  7. In the new row, click Edit Custom Properties.
  8. Select the network custom property and configure the options.

    Option

    Description

    Name

    You cannot change the property name.

    Value

    (Optional) Enter a default value.

    Encrypted

    When adding custom properties that run vRealize Orchestrator actions, do not encrypt the value.

    Overridable

    Select this option to ensure that the requesting user can select a value on the request form.

    Show in request

    Select this option to ensure that the requesting user can see the property and select a value on the request form.

  9. Click OK.

    The network custom property is added to the blueprint.

  10. Click Finish.
  11. Publish the blueprint.

Results

The blueprint includes the custom property.

What to do next

Test the custom property in the request form. See Verify the Custom Property in the Catalog Request Form