You can use the ValueExpression attribute to add an XML string to map the values of a parent property and a child property in a property relationship.

A ValueExpression attribute is available for the DropDown and DropDownList property value control types. For more information about property relationships, see Example of Creating a Relationship Between Two Properties and Adding Them to a Blueprint.

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

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Select Infrastructure > Blueprints > Property Dictionary.

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Click Edit in the Property Attributes column of the property row.

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Click New Property Attribute.

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Select ValueExpression from the Type drop-down menu.

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Enter an attribute name in the Name text box.

This name is not visible in the user interface.

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Enter the values that you want to use in the Value text box, for example an XML value expression or snippet that you formatted as a single line string with no line breaks.

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Click the Save icon (Save).

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(Optional) Add additional attributes.

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Click OK.