Custom Properties Reference provides information about the custom properties, and their usage, that are available when using VMware vCloud® Automation Center™.

This documentation is intended to be used with the vCloud Automation Center product documentation set, including the following guides:

Installation and Configuration

IaaS Configuration for Virtual Platforms

IaaS Configuration for Cloud Platforms

IaaS Configuration for Physical Machines

IaaS Configuration for Multi-Machine Services

IaaS Configuration for vCloud Director

IaaS Integration for BMC BladeLogic

IaaS Integration for HP Server Automation

Tenant Administration

System Administration

Advanced Service Design

Advanced Service Designer Configuration


Not all features and capabilities of vCloud Automation Center are available in all editions. For a comparison of feature sets in each edition, see

This information is intended for IaaS administrators, fabric administrators, and business group managers of vCloud Automation Center. This content is written for experienced Windows or Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtualization technology and the basic concepts described in Foundations and Concepts.

VMware Technical Publications provides a glossary of terms that might be unfamiliar to you. For definitions of terms as they are used in VMware technical documentation, go to