Consolidated list of configuration settings for Amazon provisioning
The following sections list all the information you must provide when configuring Quick Start to use Amazon to provision virtual machines. You may want to review this list before you start using Quick Start.
Amazon IAM User
Name that identifies a user who belongs to the AWS Identify and Access Management (IAM) system.
Access Key ID
|A unique identifier for the AWS account.|
Secret Access Key
A digital signature generated from your secret access key to the AWS account.
When defining an environment, provide the following information.
Name of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) account to use to connect to an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) provider instance or Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).
Note: Quick Start automatically enters the AWS Account field with the name of the Amazon IAM User.
Amazon Web Service
One of the following AWS connection options:
An Amazon Availability Zone, which corresponds to a geographic area.
Availability Zone or VPC
Choice of Amazon Availability Zone or Virtual Private Cloud, which determines where in AWS your virtual machines are generated.
Network tag information
One of the following subnet options:
Identifying name for the network being made available to the VM.
When defining a service, provide the following information
Service Offering settings
Name for the service you want to offer in the service catalog.
Descriptive text for the service.
Select the environment created earlier when you added an Amazon environment.
Select the network associated with the environment you selected. If the environment is based on a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) and multiple subnets are defined for the environment, you can select one of those subnets.
Select one of the following AMI types:
Name of the AMI to be used. If the AMI Type is set to Public, you must type the name of the AMI rather than selecting from a list.
|Key Pair Name||Used to access a provisioned VM. You must provide a key pair when provisioning a Linux VM. When provisioning a Windows VM, a key pair is not essential if the VM is enrolled in BMC Server Automation and you have the credentials that were provided when the VM was enrolled. Refer to Amazon product documentation for more information about access keys.|
Select the amount of computing capacity provided by the AMI.
|Request Elastic IP|
If you are provisioning a VM to a VPC, check this option to allocate a public IP address to the VM. If you are provisioning a VM to an availability zone, a public IP address is automatically allocated to the VM.
|Include EC2 Instance Type Options||Indicates the service offering will include out-of-the-box options that allow the end user to specify the type of EC2 instance: micro, small, medium and large.|
(Optional) Amount a user is charged for use of a virtual machine for a specified period of time. For example, 20 dollars per month.
Select the currency type, such as U.S. dollars (USD).
Select the length of time for which a user is charged for use of a virtual machine.
Inbound Port Settings
Select the TCP or UCP Internet connection protocol.
Port number that should be made available.
The IP address or range of IP addresses allowed to access a port. Specify a range of addresses using syntax such as 184.108.40.206/24. To indicate that all addresses can access the port, enter
The mask applied to the source address, if applicable.
Name of the tenant.
Location of the tenant.
This location does not have to be the same as the location of a vCenter server you specify when creating a vCenter connector.
Associates the tenant with an environment.
Identifies the service offerings to which the tenant is entitled. For each offering you select, you must ensure that the associated environment (specified with the Environment Entitlement option) is also selected.
Tenant user settings
User's first name.
User's last name.
User's logon ID
|Confirm Password||Retype the user's password.|
One of the following user roles:
Tenant that is associated with this user.