IaaS Configuration for Cloud Platforms provides information about integrating cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform with VMware vCloud Automation Center.

This documentation guides you through the following processes:

Bringing resources under vCloud Automation Center management

Configuring IaaS features and policies

Preparing for provisioning

Creating machine blueprints

All of the IaaS configuration steps that you must complete before machine provisioning are included in this document. For information about how to manage provisioned machines, see Tenant Administration.


Not all features and capabilities of vCloud Automation Center are available in all editions. For a comparison of feature sets in each edition, see https://www.vmware.com/products/vcloud-automation-center/.

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 http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs.