Activate the vRealize Operations Cloud trial from VMware Cloud on AWS to explore the features of vRealize Operations Cloud. In this procedure, you'll activate the vRealize Operations Cloud trial for the SDDC of your choice from within the VMware Cloud on AWS UI.


Before you begin, you'll need to have the credentials to log in to VMware Cloud Services console as a user with the Organization Owner role in the organization that owns the SDDC.


  1. Log in to your VMware Cloud on AWS console, open the page that lists all of your SDDCs, and click on View Details in the SDDC which will be configured for vRealize Operations Cloud trial.
  2. On the selected SDDC, click the Add Ons tab.
  3. On the SDDC's vRealize Operations Cloud add on card, click Activate in the pop-up dialog box that dispalys to start the activation process.
    The activation can take up to 90 minutes.
  4. Once the activation is complete, your organization is created with 30 day trial access to vRealize Operations Cloud. You will see the OPEN VREALIZE OPERATIONS link. Click the link to launch vRealize Operations Cloud.


You have access to most of the features of vRealize Operations Cloud with your SDDC auto configured to be monitored. A cloud proxy virtual machine is auto deployed and powered on in the associated vCenter Server and you do not need to provide any configuration details for the VMC SDDC.