Configuring VMware Cloud VMware Cloud requires the Orchestration - VMware Support plugin, which is available as a separate plugin. It uses Orchestration, which is also available as a separate subscription. Before you begin To purchase a subscription, contact your ServiceNow account manager. The account manager can arrange to have the plugin activated on your organization's production and sub-production instances, generally within a few days. If you do not have an account manager, decide to delay activation after purchase, or want to evaluate the product on a sub-production instance without charge, follow these steps. Role required: none Procedure In the HI Service Portal, click Service Requests > Activate Plugin. Fill out the form. Target Instance Instance on which to activate the plugin. Plugin Name Name of the plugin to activate. Specify the date and time you would like this plugin to be enabled Date and time must be at least 2 business days from the current time. Note: Plugins are activated in two batches each business day in the Pacific timezone, once in the morning and once in the evening. If the plugin must be activated at a specific time, enter the request in the Reason/Comments. Reason/Comments Any information that would be helpful for the ServiceNow personnel activating the plugin such as if you need the plugin activated at a specific time instead of during one of the default activation windows. Click Submit. Installed with VMware CloudSeveral tables, workflows, workflow activities, and MID Server probes are installed with VMware Cloud.Requirements for VMware CloudVMware Cloud requirements include proper credentials, and access to a VMware ESX Server.Prerequisites for VMware CloudBefore configuring your instance for VMware Cloud, you must activate the plugin, install a MID Server, and install vCenter.VMware Cloud configurationUsers who are members of the Virtual Provisioning Cloud Administrators group (cloud_admin role) can configure VMware accounts in the ServiceNow instance.Selecting a role for the VMware vCenter integrationWhile configuring ServiceNow to connect to vCenter, you can supply credentials for a vCenter user. The user permissions in vCenter determine which VMware tasks the user can perform in the ServiceNow instance. Based on the role that you select, you can implement one of a variety of levels of permission.Discover vCenter resourcesSeveral templates are available by default with Cloud Management. Discovering vCenter makes the templates available for configuration as catalog items.Integration with the Asset Management moduleThe My Assets plugin creates a new model and model category called VMware Instance.