You can use vCloud Automation Center to provision machines by cloning from a template object created from a Windows or Linux reference machine.

Log in to the vCloud Automation Center console as a tenant administrator or business group manager.

Contact your fabric administrator for information about the templates and customization objects you should use.


Blueprint information settings control who can access a blueprint, how many machines they can provision with it, and how long to archive a machine once the lease period is over.


The build information settings determine how a machine is provisioned.


Machine resource settings control the resources consumed by a machine provisioned with your blueprint.


Adding custom properties to a blueprint gives you detailed control over provisioned machines.


Use blueprint actions and entitlements together to maintain detailed control over provisioned machines.