The vCloud System Administration Guide tells you how to customize, configure, and manage vCloud Automation Center. It includes information about customizing the vCloud Automation Center Appliance and VMware Infrastructure as a Service servers as well as information about managing tenants, and performing backup and restore procedures.

This information is intended for anyone who wants to configure and manage vCloud Automation Center. The information is written for experienced Windows or Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and datacenter operations.


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

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