You create a property control layout to define how properties are displayed to users.

After you create the layout, a tenant administrator or business group manager can add it to a blueprint on the Properties tab.

Log in to the vCloud Automation Center console as a fabric administrator.

Create the property definitions to add to the property control layout.

1

Select Infrastructure > Blueprints > Property Dictionary.

2

Click New Property Layout.

3

Enter a property layout name in the Name text box.

This is the name that is added to the blueprint or build profile. For example, type NetworkLayout.

4

Click the Save icon (Save).

5

Click Edit in the Property Instances column of the property layout name row, for example the NetworkLayout name row.

6

Type 1 in the Order text box.

7

From the Property Definition drop-down menu, select the name of the first property to display, for example VirtualMachine.Network.Environment.

8

Type 2 in the Order text box.

9

From the Property Definition drop-down menu, select the name of the second property to display, for example VirtualMachine.Network0.Name.

10

Click OK.

A custom layout is now available for a tenant administrator or business group manager to add to a blueprint or build profile.