You can modify or define price of the virtual machines existing the your private, public and hybrid cloud environments.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vRealize Business for Cloud as an administrator.
    • https://vRealize_Automation_host_name/vcac/org/tenant_URL (for the vRealize Automation integrated setup)

    • https://vRealize_Business_for_Cloud_host_name/itfm-cloud(for the vRealize Business for Cloud standalone setup)

  2. Click Business Management.
  3. Under Consumption, click Pricing and Charges.
  4. Select Pricing, click Edit and select Edit Pricing.
  5. Select the infrastructure tab for which you want to modify.

    Based on your selection, the policy options varies.

  6. Expand the policy type to see the policy options.

    Infrastructure Tab

    Options

    Private Cloud (vSphere)

    vSphere VMs

    • Custom Policies

    • vRealize Automation

    • Custom Policies

    • vCloud Director

    • Custom Policies

    • vCenter

    • Catch All Policies

    Other Private Cloud Services

    • Network Services

    Public Cloud (AWS)

    • Custom Policies

    • vRealize Automation

    • Custom Policies

    • Amazon EC2

    • Catch All Policies

    Hybrid Cloud (vCloud Air)

    • Custom Policies

    • vRealize Automation

    • Custom Policies

    • vCloud Air

    • Catch All Policies

    Other Cloud Providers

    • Custom Policies

    • vRealize Automation

    • Catch All Policies

    Note:
    Note:

    If you are using vRealize Business for Cloud in the standalone mode, you do not see the options related to vRealize Automation.

  7. Modify the auto-generated policies.

    Action

    Procedure

    Create or modify a custom policy

    To price accurate values for the specific virtual machines, you can create the custom policies.

    1. To add a custom policy, expand Custom Policies, click Add, enter the price values for compute or storage policies and click Save. For more information, see the Add or Modify Compute and Storage section in the guide.

    2. To modify a custom policy, expand Custom Policies of the categorization type that you want to modify, select the policy from the list to make required changes and click Save. For more information, see the Add or Modify Compute and Storage section in the guide.

    3. To edit the identification infrastructure, click Edit next to the Infrastructure option and make the necessary changes. For more information, see the Edit Identification Infrastructure section in the guide.

    4. Modify the rates inline on the respective fields.

    5. To add a calculation method and rate for additional services, click Edit next to the Additional Services option. For more information see, Add or Edit Additional Service Cost section in the guide.

    6. Select Active or Inactivate to activate or deactivate the custom policy or click the respective options next to the policy entries in the list. You can also suspend, clone or delete a policy from the list.

    7. Drag and drop the policies in the list to change the rank of the policies.

    Note:

    You cannot activate, delete or modify the auto-generated policies.

    Note:

    Each source such as vRealize Automation, vCenter Server, vCloud Director, Amazon EC2, and vCloud Air has an individual custom policy section.

    Modify a cloud provider policy (Private, Public or Hybrid and others)

    1. To modify the infrastructure grouping strategy, click Edit on the title bar and make the necessary changes. For more information, see the Edit Group Configuration section.

    2. To modify the rates, expand the list, select Compute or Storage tabs, modify the rates and click Save. For more information, see the Add or Modify Compute and Storage section in the guide.

    3. To add calculation method and rate for additional services, click Edit next to the Additional Services. For more information see, Add or Edit Additional Service Cost section in the guide.