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Adding additional system disks during provisioning

You can create deployment requestable offerings (DROs) that include additional system disks when a service offering instance is provisioned. To set up this type of offering, you must create a new storage option in the service catalog, create option choices for the storage option, and associate the storage option with a service offering. For more information about working with the Service Catalog, see Creating cloud services.

To create a storage option and storage option choices

  1. From the BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management Administration Console, click the vertical Workspaces menu on the left side of the window and select Service Catalog.
  2. On the Service Catalog toolbar, click Options Editor .
    The Options Editor is displayed:

    For more information about working with the Options Editor, see Configuring end-user Option Choices in service blueprints.
  3. On the toolbar on the left side of the Options Editor under Options, click New Option .
    The New Option window is displayed:
  4. Enter values in the following fields:
    • Option Name — Type the name of the option.
    • Option Type — Select Request Definition from the list.
    • Option Description — Type a description of the option.
  5. (Optional) Click Upload Icon and upload an image that represents the option.
  6. Click OK.
  7. From the list on the left side of the Options Editor, select the option that you just created.
    The name of the option that you selected is displayed to the right of the Option Choices for heading:
  8. On the toolbar on the right side of the Options Editor under Option Choices for, click New Option Choice .
    The New Option Choice window is displayed:
  9. Enter values in the following fields:
    • Option Choice — Type the name of the option choice.
    • Description — Type a description of the option choice.
  10. (Optional) To specify prices for the option choice, under Customer Price, click Add New Price .
    The Price Editor is displayed. For more information about working with the Price Editor, see Adding a customer price or delivery cost to an option, service, or request action.
  11. (Optional) To specify costs for the option choice, under Deployment Cost, click Add New Cost .
    The Cost Editor is displayed. For more information about working with the Cost Editor, see Adding a customer price or delivery cost to an option, service, or request action.
  12. Click OK.
    The Options Editor is displayed. If necessary, you can add more option choices before continuing to the next step of this procedure.
  13. From the list on the right side of the Options Editor, select an option choice.
  14. On the toolbar on the right side of the Options Editor under Option Choices for, click Option Choice Blueprint Configuration Editor.
    The Option Choice Blueprint Configuration Editor is displayed:
  15. Click New Blueprint Configuration .
    The Blueprint Configuration menu appears in the Option Choice Blueprint Configuration Editor window:
  16. Select Blueprint Configuration > Service Deployment Definition > Compute Resources > Additional System Disk:

    The New Blueprint Configuration window is displayed:
  17. In the New Blueprint Configuration window, enter values and click OK.
    The Option Choice Blueprint Configuration Editor is displayed:
  18. (Optional) To specify a VSD formatting script for the option choice, click New Blueprint Configuration .
    If you do not need to specify a VSD formatting script, skip to the last step in this procedure. For additional information about adding custom actions, see To configure optional custom actions.
  19. Select Blueprint Configuration > Service Deployment Definition > Compute Resources > Custom Action:

    The New Blueprint Configuration window is displayed.
  20. Enter values in the New Blueprint Configuration window.
    The following figure shows sample values that specify a formatting script. Scripts must be stored in the BMC Server Automation Depot/CSM_Scripts folder.
  21. Click OK.
    The Option Choice Blueprint Configuration Editor is displayed:

    If necessary, you can add more blueprint configurations to the option choice before continuing to the next step of this procedure.
  22. Click OK to close the Option Choice Blueprint Configuration Editor, and then click OK to close the Options Editor.
    The Service Catalog workspace is displayed.

To associate a storage option with a service offering

  1. From the BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management Administration Console, click the vertical Workspaces menu on the left side of the window and select Service Catalog.
  2. In the Service Catalog workspace, select the service that you want to associate with a storage option.
  3. Click Edit .
    The Edit Service window is displayed:
  4. Click the Options tab.
    The Options panel is displayed in the Edit Service window:
  5. From the list under Available Options, select a storage option.
  6. Click Add >.
    The storage option that you selected appears in the list under Selected Options, and the associated option choices appear in the table at the bottom of the window:
  7. Click Apply and then click Save.
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