When you create a virtual data center, it has access to compute, storage, and network resources.

Verify that you have Virtual Infrastructure Administrator privileges in the service where you will create the virtual data center.

1

From the drop-down menu above the tabs, select the location in which you want to create the virtual data center.

The page refreshes and displays the Virtual Machines tab for that region.

2

If necessary, click the expand icon (Expand Virtual Data Center Panel) to display the Virtual Data Centers pane.

3

At the top of the Virtual Data Centers pane, click the add icon (Add Virtual Data Center Icon) .

The New Virtual Data Center dialog appears.

4

Type a unique name for the virtual data center (by default, Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand generates a name for the virtual data center).

In the Details field, Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand displays the name of the resource template that is used to create the virtual data center. The virtual data center template vdc-template provides the following capacity:

50 virtual machines powered on

The total number of virtual machines you can deploy in a virtual data center (50 powered on virtual machines plus powered off virtual machines) is determined by the available storage in the virtual data center. See Capacity for Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand for information.

130GHz CPU

100GB vRAM

2TB Storage

5

Click Create Virtual Data Center.

The page refreshes and a notification message appears indicating Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand is creating a gateway for the virtual data center. Then, a notification message appears that Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand is creating the virtual data center. When successfully created, the virtual data center appears in the Virtual Data Centers pane.