After clicking the tile for Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand on the Home page, the Virtual Machines tab appears.

If you are new to the service or have not created any virtual machines, Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand for vCloud Air provides quick access to creating your first virtual machine.

Virtual Machines Tab

Clicking Create your first virtual machine opens a wizard to create a virtual machine:

Create VM Wizard in Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand

For information about creating virtual machines, see Create a Virtual Machine from a Template and Create a Virtual Machine Without Using a Template.

For each virtual machine in the list, you have instant access to powering on and off the virtual machine.

Virtual Machines Tab - Administrator View

Selecting a virtual machine and opening the Actions menu provides a quick way manage the virtual machine by selecting enabled options based on the state of the virtual machine.

Actions Menu Options

Description

Actions Menu in Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand

Power Options: control the behavior of the various power options that can be performed on a virtual machine.

For information about power operations, see Virtual Machine Power Operations.

Edit Options: change the name, description, and owner of a virtual machine, as well as adjust resources (vCPU, vRAM, storage) for a virtual machine.

For information about power operations, see Edit Virtual Machine Properties and Work with Virtual Machine Snapshots and Adjust Virtual Machine Resources.

Snapshots: capture a reproduction of the virtual machine, including the state of the data on all of the virtual machine's disks and power state.

For information about snapshots, see Work with Virtual Machine Snapshots.

Console: access a remote console to view virtual machine information and perform activities, such as configuring OS settings or running applications

For information about using the console, see Log Into a Virtual Machine Guest OS with the Console.

vCloud Director: set advanced options for a virtual machine.

For information, see Manage Virtual Machine Properties in vCloud Director.

From the virtual machine list, you can click a virtual machine name to view and edit resources for that virtual machine:

Settings Tab for a Virtual Machine

For information, see Sort and View Virtual Machines.

Clicking Manage in vCloud Director allows you to set advanced properties for that virtual machine in vCloud Director:

Advanced V. Properties in vCloud Director

For information, see Manage Virtual Machine Properties in vCloud Director.