As a cloud administrator, you can make vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly blueprints available in the vRealize Automation Service Broker catalog by adding a vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly content source and sharing the blueprints. The blueprints are the specifications for services or applications that you can deploy to your cloud providers.
After you import the blueprints, you share them with project members so that they can deploy the blueprints. At the request time, the blueprint is deployed to cloud zone account region or datastore that supports the blueprint requirements.
- Verify that the blueprints that you are importing are deployable and released in vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly before you import them. See How to save different versions of a blueprint.
- Import blueprints from vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly.
The Content Sources page lists your new source and the number of discovered and imported items.
- Select .
- Click New, and then click Cloud Assembly Blueprint.
- Enter the Name for this content source.
- Select the Source project and then click Validate.
The validation process tests the connection and provides the number of released blueprints that are associated with the project in vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly.
- Click Create and Import.
- Share the imported items with a project.
The Content Sharing page lists all the items entitled to the selected project. The blueprints are also added to the catalog where the project members can request them.
- Select .
- Select the project that includes the users who should be able to deploy the blueprints.
- Click Add Items and then select one or more blueprints to share with the project.
You can select all the items imported from a content sources or you can expand the source trees and select individual items.
- Click Save.
- Verify that the blueprint is available in the catalog to the members of the selected projects.
- Click Catalog, locate the imported blueprint, and review the projects to ensure that the project you configured is included.
- Click Request and provide any required information.
If the blueprint has more than one released version, select the version that you want to deploy.
- Click Submit.
The provisioning process begins and the Deployments tab opens with your current request at the top.
- Monitor the provisioning process to ensure successful deployment.
- Click Deployments and locate your deployed catalog item.
- Monitor the card status until it is successful.
The released blueprints are imported into vRealize Automation Service Broker, shared in the catalog, and deployable.
What to do next
- If the deployment fails, click the deployment name and begin troubleshooting. See What can I do if a vRealize Automation Service Broker deployment fails. If you are a vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly cloud administrator, you can also do more extensive troubleshooting in vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly What can I do if a Cloud Assembly deployment fails.
- If you want to control how long a deployment can exist, create a lease. See Setting up vRealize Automation Service Broker policies.
- To provide more or fewer user inputs at request time, you can create a custom form. See Customize a vRealize Automation Service Broker icon and request form.