vRealize Business for Cloud supports the costing of physical servers managed in vRealize Automation 6.x. vRealize Business for Cloud manages each physical server as one huge virtual machine.

If physical servers exist in the vRealize Automation 6.x environment, vRealize Business for Cloud considers cost of all physical servers during cost calculations. All physical servers are grouped under a data center called Physical Servers DC.

If the consumer categorization is not based on vRealize Automation categorization, then the physical servers are shown under Others category.

vRealize Business for Cloud does not collect the following properties of physical servers managed in vRealize Automation 6.x.
  • CPU vendor and description
  • Model description
  • NIC count
  • OS name
  • CPU package count and number of CPUs
  • CPU frequency
Note: If vRealize Business for Cloud is integrated with vRealize Automation 7.x, costing of non-ESXi physical servers is not supported.