After adding resources by using endpoints to vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) as detailed in this article, the Enterprise Administrator gets resources available through the Enterprise Administrator->Computer Resources menu option. Opening one of the Compute Resources offers the option to add a description, link a cost profile, link a storage reservation policy and set a location. The location option is only available for vSphere resources and not available for vCD compute resources:
Add a new location to a vCAC Compute Resource
By default locations London and Boston show up as initial options. The procedure to add a new location to this list involves editing an XML file on the vCAC server:
- RDP to your vCAC server.
- Edit the file C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\vCAC\Server\Website\XmlData\DataCenterLocations.xml. Run the editor as an Administrator.
- When editing the file, just add the location you will need. vCloud Automation Center will sort the list in alphabetical order for you.
- Refresh the interface and your locations are available!
Removing a location from the list that is in use by one of the Computer Resources seems to have no effect on Compute Resources that are using the location.
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