Request a new VM in vRealize Automation in Intelligent Infrastructure

  1. Log into vRA; see Log into vRealize Automation (vRA) in Intelligent Infrastructure.
  2. Click the Catalog tab on the menu bar, and then click Request within the "Create New VM" dialog box.
    VM catalog

    If you are a member of more than one Business Group (Organization), it will prompt you to select which Business Group you wish to submit this request for.

  3. Fill out the required fields for the VM request. Any field marked with a red "*" is required. Click Submit when finished.
    Notes:
    • Do not use hard returns on any fields on the request.
    • Use custom fields 1-5 if you wish to record any additional information with this virtual machine. These fields will populate custom attributes on the VM in vCenter.
    • The "Pool Utilization" field will populate once you select the pool this VM is to bill against. Current and maximum CPU usage, memory (in GB), and Disk (in GB) are displayed on the form for reference.
    Create VM
  4. You will receive an email message stating that your request has been submitted, and another when it has been completed successfully. You may view the current status of your requests on the Deployments tab.

    You can also see requests made by other accounts in your group by using the search field, or by clicking the blue filter icon and changing the Owner filter.

    Deployments
  5. Once the VM has been created, it will appear under the Deployments tab.
    • To see VMs made by other people, change the Owner filter on the left column when opening the filter options.
    • Use the search field toward the top to search for a VM.
    • To refresh the view, use the refresh icon in the upper right of the page.
      Refresh
  6. If there are any errors, read and attempt to correct.
    Example error

For questions or issues with your VM deployment, contact the Storage and Virtualization team.

This is document aoqv in the Knowledge Base.
Last modified on 2019-07-10 16:53:20.

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