Order Resources

This section is for the developers to refer to while ordering resources using the Self Service Portal. If you are a Manager, then please refer to the Manage Resources section to learn how to approve/modify/reject orders for resources.App Catalog

View

Upon login, the Dashboard appears, where you can view the status of the orders already placed by you.  We will discuss it in the later sections.Click App Catalog in the side menu to navigate to the list of apps from where you can select cloud resources. The App Catalog screen appears as shown:

 Search and Filter

You can Filter the Catalog by its category like Virtual Machine, Disk etc. You can use the Search option to search any catalog. 

You can select the catalog or workload and view further details on its right panel and configure the catalog. 

Click on Configure Order and select Cloud Account, Location, Image and VM size.

Budget Indicator shows the allocated budget, used and cost of now selected resources.  Click on Next and you can select the Add-on for our Virtual Machine. 

Click on Next and fill the below listed fields. 
Order Name  Unique order name for each project 
Approver Name  Select the Approver from the list of approvers under the project. 
Tags  This tag is only for the resources in CoreStack. It will not affect in your public cloud. 
Provision Type   
Provision Now  Will start provisioning once it is approved. 
Schedule Later  Will start provisioning on selected date & time after it is approved. 
Termination on Schedule  You select the Termination time and the request will get   terminate on scheduled time. 
Click on Place Order and you will get the confirmation. 

Your order will get listed in Order History. As a requestor you can modify the request before approval as well as after the approval.  

Before approval you can modify all the details and inputs. 

After approval you can only modify your Termination schedule time, which will go for approval again. 

Click on Modify in your order details page to get your Modify page.

Workload Order Configuration

Workload are a set of applications and number of users that run on cloud infrastructure. As a user, you can order Workflows using the Self Service Catalog.

View Workloads

Click App Catalog to view the list of Apps/OS/Workloads. The screen appears as shown below:

Select a workflow to view more details about it. Details available are:

  • Workload Overview – Short description of the Workload
  • Workload Description – Shows information such as OS version and Platform supported
  • Cost – Usage cost in USD per hour/week/month
Ordering a Workload

Follow the given steps to order a workload

  • To order, select a workflow from the list.
  • The selected workflow appears in the Cart Summary section available in the right side of the screen, as shown

Configure Order

The Configure Order screen appears, here enter the following details to configure your workload:

Service Account Cloud Account to be associated with the Workload
Tenants Appears based on the cloud account selected
Create Instance
Instance Name
Image Private images available in specific cloud accounts or public images available in cloud marketplace.
Instance Type Predefined configurations available from the respective clouds
Security Group Name
Keypair Name
Private Network ID
Public Network ID

The screen appears as shown:

  • Once the details are entered the Order Summary displays the Cost per hr and the Cost till Expiry
  • The Resources Summary section displays the following details:
    • App
    • Cloud/Tools
    • Termination Time
    • Total Duration
  • Click Proceed to configure the order

Continue configuring the order in the next screen that appear as shown:

  • . Enter / Select the following details:
    • Order Name
    • Termination Time
    • Remarks to Approver
    • Approver
    • Cost Centers
  • Accept Terms & Conditions by ticking the checkbox
  • Click Place Order

Your workflow order has been placed. You can view it in the Order History Screen.