vRA-Lab-18-Manage Service Catalog -Create a Service

Create a Service.

You can create a service to organize catalog items into related offerings.

Prerequisites

Log in to the vRealize Automation console as a tenant administrator or service architect.

Log in to the vRealize Automation console as a “Tenants administrator” or service architect.. In my case, I have created one already in my Active Directory with name “vmexpo-tadmin@vmexpo.local” and gave permission to configure tenants during “create new tenants” process. Enter the “credentials” and click “Login”

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Procedure

1-In Administration -> Select Catalog Management -> Services and Click “Add” (Add a new resource action).

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1-Enter a Service name, I choose “infrastructure” to host the IaaS Service in my lab and enter a “description” (optionally).

2- Click “Browse” to select an icon for the service (Optional).

3- Select a status for the service from the Status drop-down menu. Which is either

  • Active (Service can be published in the catalog.)
  • In Active (Service is saved in a draft state and cannot be published to the catalog)

4- Configure information to display to users of the service when they browse the catalog (Optional)

  • Select the availability of “internal support services teams” from the Hours drop-down menus.
  • Enter the name of the “service owner” in the Owner text box and press “Enter”.
  • Enter the name of the “person or group” of persons in charge of the service in the “Support Team” text box and press “Enter”.
  • Select a time for “scheduled maintenance” from the Change Window drop-down menus.

NOTE: I leave everything blank against the Sr # 4

5-Click “Add”.

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Now you service has been created as shown below. Similarly you can create other service as well. such as XaaS, PaaS, DaaS etc.

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