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This page describes how to create a customer tenant under a reseller in the cloud broker.

  1. To create a scope in the API, get public cloud regions and datacenters (as required)

  2. Create the scope for the customer
    1. Go to Users → Scopes
    2. Click the + button

      1. Enter the Name, which will be the customer name
      2. As the Parent scope, select the BU scope
      3. In the Datacenters column, select the providers or regions as required

  3. Create the customer enterprise

    General how-to: Create Tenants via API

    At the top of the Enterprises list, click the + button to add an enterprise

    On the General tab

    1. Enter the customer name
    2. As the Default scope, set the customer scope
    3. For the customer headquarters, select Key node
  4. On the Datacenters tab, drag and drop providers. For example, Amazon. Select and edit providers (or regions) and datacenters to set the default VDC role for each provider for the enterprise.

    This is a separate request in the API. For each region or datacenter, create a datacenter limit.
    API: https://wiki.abiquo.com/api/latest/EnterpriseLimitsByDatacentersResource.html#create-a-datacenter-limit

  5. On the Properties tab, enter the appropriate properties for the customer type as described in the following tables
    1. For each property, enter a Key and Value, and click Add
    2. When you have finished editing the tenant, click Save

      Customer of CSP and reseller

      The customer is identified by their compute credentials.

      Provider

      Property

      Description

      Azure

      azurecompute-arm_price_factor

      Used to calculate the user invoice for billing dashboard
      Used to calculate the user pricing.
      For retrieving hardware profile prices from the provider

      AWS

      amazon_price_factor

      Used to calculate the user invoice for billing dashboard
      Used to calculate the user pricing.
      For retrieving hardware profile prices from the provider

      ALL

      Account_id

      Internal customer identifier

      VCD

      VCD_CREDENTIAL_MODE

      STANDARD or RESERVED (only one of these per enterprise)


      Standard customer

      The customer will require access to programmatic billing, billing records, and pricing in the provider.

      Provider

      Property

      Description

      Azure

      OfferDurableId

      Use value from Azure account.

      Azure

      Currency

      Default is USD

      Azure

      Locale

      Default is en-US

      Azure

      RegionInfo

      Default is “US”. Two digit ISO code representing the country where you purchased the subscription

      AWS

      billing_bucket

      The name of the bucket with the billing data files.

      ALL

      Account_id

      Internal customer identifier


      Key node enterprise

      Provider

      Property

      Description

      VCD

      VCD_PRICE_FACTOR

      The price factor to apply (by multiplication) to the prices set for the reseller

      This is a separate request in the API. When you update properties you will overwrite any existing properties
      API: https://wiki.abiquo.com/api/latest/EnterprisesResource.html#update-enterprise-properties

  6. Add the customer enterprise to the customer scope
    1. Go to Users → Scopes --> select the scope
    2. Click the pencil button to edit
    3. Select the customer enterprise in the Enterprises list

      API: https://wiki.abiquo.com/api/latest/ScopesResource.html#update-a-scope
      Add a basic link to the scope with a "rel" value of "ENTERPRISE".

  7. Create a pricing template
    1. Go to Pricing → Pricing models
    2. Click + and enter details

  8. API step Get the enterprise
  9. Assign the pricing model to the enterprise. 
    1. Go to Pricing → Enterprise associations
    2. Select the pricing model
    3. Find the enterprise in the list and select the pricing model from the pull-down list beside the enterprise name

    API: https://wiki.abiquo.com/api/latest/EnterprisesResource.html#upate-an-enterprise
    Update the enterprise to add a link to the pricing model with a "rel" value of "pricingtemplate".

  10. Create a customer administrator user
    1. Go to Users → Select enterprise → Users
    2. Click the + button to add a user
      (Note the screenshot does not show the enterprise filter)
    3. On the General tab, select the following values
      1. Role: CUSTOMER_ADMIN
      2. Scope: Customer scope (enterprise scope)