Price a VMware component

All prices for virtual servers or modifications to virtual servers are calculated from the per-unit price for CPU, Memory, and Data disk size.

Before you begin

Role required: cloud_admin, vmware_operator

About this task

The Catalog VM Element Price [sc_vm_element_price] table stores the prices for VMware components included in the base system. Each component has a single record that defines the units and the price per unit. You can access the records to change the unit price for each component.

To change the price for a component:

Procedure

  1. Navigate to VMware Cloud > Prices.
  2. Select a component.
  3. For Service catalog price, enter the new price per unit in .
    Figure 1. VM price
  4. Click Update.
    The system recalculates the price for all items in the service catalog that use this Element type.

Edit prices for VMware resources

If a requester changes the desired size when ordering a virtual machine, or an administrator changes the price of the size, the system recalculates the instance price.

Before you begin

Role required: cloud_admin, vmware_operator

About this task

By default, the price of an instance is determined by the selection in the VM Size field in the VMware Catalog Item form. You can make price changes by modifying the specifications of the instance in the VMware Size Definition form or by overriding the calculated price in the VMware Catalog Item form when creating a service catalog item. You cannot adjust instance size prices by editing quantities in the VMware Size Definitions list view.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to VMware Cloud > Sizes.
  2. Select a size.
  3. Change the quantity of CPUs, the memory, or the data disk size.
  4. Click Update.

    The system calculates the price of the modified size.