To use the Create a snapshot resource action as a post-provisioning operation, you must publish it.

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Select Advanced Services > Resource Actions.

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Select the row of the Create a snapshot action, and click the Publish button.

You created and published a vCenter Orchestrator workflow as a resource action. You can navigate to Administration > Catalog Management > Actions and see the Create a snapshot resource action in the list of actions. You can assign an icon to the resource action. See Assign an Icon to a Resource Action.

Business group managers and tenant administrators can include the Create a snapshot resource action in an entitlement. For more information about how to create and publish IaaS blueprints for virtual platforms, see IaaS Configuration for Virtual Platforms.