In this step, you configure a network profile and a storage profile to specify resources that are available to a VMware Cloud on AWS CloudAdmin user in vRealize Automation Cloud.

Note: This procedure is not necessary if you created your VMware Cloud on AWS cloud account by using the procedure described in Create a VMware Cloud on AWS cloud account in vRealize Automation Cloud for an SDDC within a US region. That procedure creates a network and storage profile for you.

While an image and a flavor value are also needed, there is nothing unique about them specific to VMware Cloud on AWS user credentials. For this example, you'll use a flavor value of small and an image value of ubuntu-16 when you define the cloud template.

For general information about mappings and profiles, see Building your Cloud Assembly resource infrastructure.

Unless otherwise indicated, the step values that you enter in this procedure are for this example workflow only.

Prerequisites

Procedure

  1. Define a network profile for VMware Cloud on AWS deployments.
    1. Select Infrastructure > Configure > Network Profiles and click New Network Profile.
      Setting Sample value
      Account / region

      OurCo-VMC / Datacenter:Datacenter-abz

      Note: Select the VMware Cloud on AWS cloud account, and its matched SDDC data center, that you created in Create a VMware Cloud on AWS cloud account in vRealize Automation Cloud in the workflow.
      Name vmc-network1
      Description Contains networks that can be accessed by cloud template administrators who have VMware Cloud on AWS CloudAdmin credentials.
    2. Click the Network tab and click Add Network.
    3. Select a network that a VMware Cloud on AWS user with CloudAdmin credentials can deploy to, for example sddc-cgw-network-1.

      Select the network named sddc-cgw-network-1 shown in this screen.

  2. Save the network profile.
  3. Define a storage profile for VMware Cloud on AWS deployments.

    Configure a storage profile that targets a datastore/cluster that is accessible to the CloudAdmin user.

    1. Select Infrastructure > Configure > Storage Profiles and click new New Storage Profile.
      Setting Sample Value
      Account / region OurCo-VMC / Datacenter:Datacenter-abz

      Select the VMware Cloud on AWS cloud account, and its matched SDDC data center, that you created in Create a VMware Cloud on AWS cloud account in vRealize Automation Cloud in the workflow.

      Name vmc-storage1
      Description Contains the datastore cluster that can be deployed to by cloud template administrators who have VMware Cloud on AWS CloudAdmin credentials.
    2. From the Datastore / Cluster drop-down menu, select the WorkloadDatastore datastore.

      Add a storage profile for VMC walkthrough.

      For VMware Cloud on AWS in Cloud Assembly, the storage policy must use the WorkloadDatastore datastore to support VMware Cloud on AWS deployment.

  4. Save the storage profile.

What to do next

Create a project to support VMware Cloud on AWS deployments in vRealize Automation Cloud.