When you create a custom environment, you start with the basic Create Environment workflow, but manually select the resources that will be used in that environment. These can include:
When you add Windows VMs, you can also select software packages that will be installed on the VMs automatically when the environment is created. For more details, click here.
The following video provides an overview on how to create a custom environment:
After saving and completing the creation process, you can monitor the progress through the top progress bar on the Environment Details page. You also have the ability to individually track the progress of each of the Public Cloud Providers added during the environment creation process. Each resource is accompanied by its own dedicated progress bar, clearly indicating the various stages of completion.
- To view individual progress bars, click the loading icon to the left of the general progress bar.
- To view completed actions, click the check icon
- To view failed actions, click the alert icon .
Note: Completing the AWS installation process requires the additional action of opening the Environment Viewer.
Note: In the event of a failure in the environment creation process, all activity buttons, except for the share and delete options, will be disabled. Although the Viewer and log become inaccessible through regular means, users can still access the logs by clicking on the Environment Worker Commands List. This feature enables users to pinpoint and understand the issues that led to the environment failure.