This documentation supports the 11.2 version of BMC Discovery.

To view an earlier version of the product, select the version from the Product version menu.

Cloud provider

A cloud provider object in BMC Discovery represents a single provider, or vendor, of cloud services. All cloud provider objects are set up automatically by the BMC Discovery process.

To view a cloud provider

  1. From the main menu, select Explore > Data.
  2.  In the Cloud section, click Cloud Providers.
  3. Select a cloud provider from the list.
    The details of the cloud provider that you selected are displayed in a new page, as displayed in the following screenshot.

The information fields for a typical cloud provider are described in the following table:

Field nameDetails
NameName of the cloud provider. For example, Amazon Web Services.
Short NameShort name of the cloud provider. For example, AWS.
Console URLConsole URL of the cloud provider. For example, https://console.aws.amazon.com/console/home
Regions

Displays all the regions included in this cloud provider. Each region is identified by a Short Name, Code and Location.

For example, in this cloud provider Amazon Web Services, regions included are:

Short Name: Asia Pacific(Sydney)

Code: ap-southeast-2

Location: Sydney

All Virtual MachinesShows all the virtual machines related to this cloud provider.
All Block StorageShows all the block storage related to this cloud provider.
All File SystemsShows all the file systems related to this cloud provider.
All Software InstancesDisplays all the software instances related to this cloud provider.
All Load BalancersDisplays all the load balancers information related to this cloud provider.
All Administrative CollectionsDisplays all the administrative collections related to this cloud provider.

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