Before you start using vRealize Business for Cloud, you must set up the vRealize Business for Cloud appliance to work in your virtual environment.

You can perform several operations on the Administration tab.

  • Add vCenter Server to vRealize Business for Cloud by entering vCenter Server details.

  • Add vCloud Director to vRealize Business for Cloud by entering vCloud Director details.

  • Add EMC SRM servers to vRealize Business for Cloud by entering SRM details.

  • Add public cloud accounts such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and VMware vCloud Air by entering their account details.

  • Manage cloud providers for comparison purposes. You can add or edit public cloud accounts for comparison.

  • Update the reference database to reflect the most current data. You can either update the reference database manually or by using the automatic update feature.

  • Download the support file containing critical runtime information for troubleshooting the system.

  • Update the license key.

  • Generate a token that you can use to define a connection between vRealize Business Enterprise and vRealize Business for Cloud.

  • Manage the remote data collectors and enable connection to the remote data collectors.

  • Set calculation preferences.