How to create a Cost Profile within VMware vCloud Automation Center

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This video tutorial explains how to create a Cost Profile within vCloud Automation Center 6. A cost profile is the idea of chargeback or rather associating a cost to the resources you are providing with in vCAC. This applies to CPU, Memory, Storage and the VM itself.

Video Steps

1. Login into Engineering Tenant

2. Brief description of what Cost Profiles are

3. Brief description of ITBM (IT Business Management), which is a more dynamic alternative to Cost Profiles

4. Travel to Infrastructure/Compute Resources/Cost Profiles

5. Review two defined cost profiles, one for compute, one for storage.

6. Assign cost profiles to our compute resources under configuration for the compute resource itself

Author:Joe Kelly
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