Implementation

To use the Blueprint function requires the following steps:

  1. Install the Dell Cloud Manager Blueprint command line tools. This step is optional and is only required if you will be managing blueprints and stacks from the commands. You can manage blueprints and stacks from the Dell Cloud Manager console.
  2. Create template(s) to define your blueprint(s).
  3. Create your blueprint(s) in a public or company catalog.
  4. Launch and terminate stack(s) from the blueprint(s).

Functions and their required roles

Blueprint Functions Catalog Performed using Account type API Key? Additional authority
Create public catalog Public Commands DCM User User manage public catalog admin authority
Create company catalog Company Commands DCM User User manage the company catalog authority
Creating, copying, modifying and deleting template files N/A Text editor None No None
Creating, modifying and deleting blueprints Public Commands DCM User User manage public catalog admin authority
Creating, modifying and deleting blueprints Public Dell Cloud Manager console DCM User None manage public catalog admin authority
Creating, modifying and deleting blueprints Company Commands DCM User User manage the company catalog authority
Creating, modifying and deleting blueprints Company Dell Cloud Manager console DCM User None manage the company catalog authority
Launching and terminating stacks Both Commands DCM User Yes Access rights to access and launch blueprints,
and to access and terminate applications (stacks).
Launching and terminating stacks Both Dell Cloud Manager console. DCM User No Access rights to access and launch blueprints,
and to access and terminate applications (stacks).