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VMC on AWS - How to Run a VMware Cloud on AWS Cost Assessment
By Pranay Jha | Sep 19, 2020 | In Articles | Update: Sep 22, 2020 | Total Views [ 57 ]
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Step 1 - Deploy Appliance for vRealize Business for Cloud

  • Download the vRealize Business for Cloud Appliance version 7.3.1 or higher
  • Deploy vRealize Business for Cloud appliance in your vCenter Server.

Step 2 - Create user and allow local authentication

  • Once deployed, login to appliance using SSH Putty.
  • Go to below directory.

cd /usr/ITFM-Cloud/va-tools/bin

  • Run below script which existing in above directory.


  • You will get 5 options as mentioned below. Type 1 and Press Enter.
  1. Add User
  2. Update Password
  3. Update role
  4. Remove User
  5. Enable local authentication
  • You will be prompted to create new user. Create user as vRBC-vmc.
  • Define password.
  • Type VCBM_ALL in Enter Role option
  • Again, run below script.


  • Now select option 5. It will enable local authentication to newly created user.

Step 3 - Assess the Environment

  • Login to web console of vRealize Business for Cloud using newly created user.
  • Enter the license of vRealize Business for Cloud.
  • Go to Administrative Tab and Add your vCenter Server which you want to assess.
  • Go to Business Management tab and Check the Status, make sure that it is showing green checkbox.
  • Under the Business Management Tab, Click on What-if-Analysis in left panel.
  • Select the Datacenter, Cluster, Virtual Machines, and Click on Run Scenario.
  • You have RESULT at your front. You may export it in CSV.

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