Broker Administrators have access to a number of settings to control policies and blueprint nodes, which are detailed in the table below.
Configuration of governance policies which take effect at the global level of the policy hierarchy.
Refer to the article Configuring Policies for detailed configuration steps.
Configuration of Classification classes which are applied to regions to control where deployments can reside.
Refer to the article Configuring Classifications for details configuration steps.
|Variable Sets||Manages Variable objects and their set of possible values which are dynamically resolved depending on a deployment's environment, account, or network.|
|Catalog Item Categories||Manages categories which published Catalog Items can be assigned to.|
|Operating Systems||Manages mappings to service provider image IDs of OS images, which are used in blueprints to deploy Windows/Linux virtual machines.|
|Appliances||Manages mappings to service provider image IDs of appliance images, which are used in blueprints to deploy virtual appliances.|
|Credentials||Manages Credential objects which contain authentication information, which can be used to securely connect to resources and services. eg. Virtual Machine instances and Repositories.|
|Notifications||Configuration of notifications to be sent when triggers are met, and the format of the notifications.|
|Name Generators||Configuration of naming templates for deployed resources.|
Accessing the Control Panel
This section describes the steps required to access Settings.
- Administrative access to the Broker UI
- Login in the the Broker UI as an administrative user
- Navigate to Admin > Control Panel