Provisioning Settings

Administration -> Provisioning

Settings
Configure Global Provisioning, Cloud-init and PXE Boot settings.
Environments
Create and manage Environment Tags
Licenses
Add License to apply to Windows Instances during Provisioning.

Settings

Allow Cloud Selection
Displays or hides Cloud Selection dropdown in Provisioning wizard.
Allow Host Selection
Displays or hides Host Selection dropdown in Provisioning wizard.
Show Pricing
Displays or hides Pricing in Provisioning wizard and Instance and Host detail pages.
Deployment Archive Store
Default Storage Provider for storing Deployment Archives.

Note

Storage Providers can be configured and managed in the Infrastructure -> Storage section.

Cloud-Init Settings

Morpheus can add Global users for Linux and Windows at provision time. Cloud-init/Cloudbase-Init or VMware Tools installed on the provisioned Virtual Images is required.

Linux
  • Username: Enter User to be added to Linux Instances during provisioning.
  • Password: Enter password to be set for the above Linux user.
  • KeyPair: Select KeyPair to be added for the above Linux user.

Note

Either a Password, KeyPair, or both can be populated for the Linux User. KeyPairs can be added in the Infrastructure -> Key Pairs section.

Windows
  • Administrator Password: Enter password to be set for the Windows Administrator User during provisioning.

PXE Boot Settings

Default Root Password
Enter the default password to be set for Root during PXE Boots.

Environments

Administration -> Provisioning -> Environments

Overview

The Environments section is where you create and manage Environment Tags, which are available in the Environment dropdown during Provisioning to attach to Instances. An instances Environment Tag can be changed by editing the instance.

Creating Environments

  1. Select + Create Environment

  2. Populate the following for the New Environment:

    Name

    Name of the Environment

    Code

    Shortcode used for API and CLI

    Description

    Environment description displayed in Environments list page.

    Visibility
    • Private: Available only in the Tenant the Environment is created in.
    • Public: Available for all Tenants. Public is only applicable for Environments created in the the Master Tenant.

Note

Existing Environments can be edited or removed using the Actions dropdown in the Environments list.

Licenses

Administration -> Provisioning -> Licenses

Overview

The License section is for automating the application of Licensee to Instances while provisioning. Licenses can be added to Morpheus and then attached to images. Morpheus will then apply the license to Instances provisioned using the images with license attached. Licenses can be configured for single or multiple Tenants.

Creating Licenses

  1. Select + Create License

  2. In the New License modal, enter the following:

    • License Type

      Windows

    • Name

      Name of the License in Morpheus

    • License Key

      Enter the License Key

    • Org Name

      The Organization Name (if applicable) related to the license key

    • Full Name

      The Full Name (if applicable) related to the license key

    • Version

      License Version

    • Copies

      The Number of copies available on the License

    • Description

      License description displayed in the Licenses list in Morpheus . Helpful for identifying License after creation

    • Virtual Images
      Search for existing Virtual Images by name and select to attach the image to the license.

      Note

      Virtual Images are synced from Clouds or added in the Provisioning -> Virtual Images section.

    • Tenant Permissions

      Search for and select the Tenant(s) the License will be available for. Multiple Tenants can be added.

  3. Save Changes

Provisioning with Licenses

When a Virtual Image is added to a license, Morpheus will automatically apply the License to Instances configured with the Virtual Image during provisioning, including Instance Types with a Node Type that is configured with the Virtual Image, or if the image is selected when using generic Cloud Instances types (VMware, AWS, Nutanix, Openstack etc). Virtual Images can be removed from a License by editing the License.

Managing Licenses

Created Licenses details are displayed in the License page, including the number of copies applied per License, the Tenants added to the License, and the Virtual Images attached to the License.

The Name, Version, Copies, Description, Virtual Images and Tenant Permissions are editable but selecting the Actions dropdown on a License.

Note

License Types, Keys, Org Names and Full Names are not editable after a license has been created.

License can also be removed using the Actions dropdown on a License.