You can select the infrastructure type for a pricing policy. Based on the infrastructure you select, the policy sets the price for the virtual machines with the current infrastructure.


  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. Select Pricing, click Edit and select Edit Pricing.
  4. Select the infrastructure tab for which you want to modify.

    Based on your selection, the policy options varies.

  5. Select a policy category and select an existing policy or click Add to create a policy. Select an infrastructure.

    vRealize Business for Cloud lists the Infrastructure types that are available for your selected infrastructure.

  6. To select an infrastructure, click Edit next to the Infrastructure option and click the infrastructure source, infrastructure type and infrastructure selection.



    Compute Pricing Policy

    For vCenter Server, the policy is based on:

    • Cluster

    • Resource Pool

    For vCloud Director, the policy is based on:

    • Organization

    For vRealize Automation, the policy is based on:

    • Reservation

    • Reservation Policy

    • Blueprint

    • Any If you have multiple reservations, during provisioning of virtual machines in vRealize Automation, the upfront cost displays the range of values, instead of single value in vRealize Business for Cloud.


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

    For Amazon EC2, the policy is based on:

    • Amazon Account

    • Amazon Instance Type

    For AWS, the policy is based on Amazon Service Name

    Storage Pricing policy

    For vCenter Server, the policy is based on:

    • Datastore

    • Profile

    • Storage Type

    • Datastores Cluster

    • Storage Policy

    For vRealize Automation, the policy is based on:

    • Storage Reservation Policy

    • Storage Path


    Storage Pricing Policy is not available for vCloud Director.

    Infrastructure Selection

    Select a name from the list.

  7. Click Save.