You must add a host to a cluster to deploy containers.


Select a business group from the top-left side of the Containers tab.


  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation console as a container administrator.
  2. Click the Containers tab.
  3. Click Infrastructure > Clusters.
  4. Click New.
  5. Enter a name for the Cluster.
  6. Enter a description for the Cluster.
  7. In Type select whether you entered the address of a Docker host or a virtual container host (VCH).

    Only VCH hosts that are version 1.2 and 1.3 are supported in Containers for vRealize Automation 7.4

  8. Enter your host IP address or host name using the http(s)://<hostname>:<port> format.
  9. Select your login credentials from the list.

    Containers supports credentials authentication and public-private key authentication. You can add your credentials from the Identity Management page.

  10. Click Save.


You successfully created a new cluster added a host to it.