You must add a cloud account for VPC+ to be able to discover your existing environment. Adding a cloud account on VPC+ will let you: 


-Discover your existing environment

-Migrate it to your desired cloud

-Manage it with the ability to add, delete or edit sections of your VPC


To add a cloud account, follow the instructions for each Cloud provider below:


IBM Cloud

    1. Navigate to the sidebar and click on Cloud Accounts.

    2. Under the IBM Cloud Classic tab, click on Add Account to add your Cloud account.

 

    3. Give this account a Name and enter the Username and API Key of your IBM Cloud classic infrastructure. This will be used to discover your current environment.


    4. Under the tab, IBM Cloud VPC, add your VPC infrastructure API Key and your IBM Cloud Object Storage (COS) Resource Instance ID. Your API key will be used to migrate from Classic Infrastructure to VPC Infrastructure and your IBM Cloud Object Storage (COS) Resource Instance ID will be used to migrate primary or secondary volumes of your Virtual Server Instances (VSIs).


 

Note: Your custom images will show under Instances in the Migration window. 

 

Once you have added your IBM Cloud account, you are ready to explore VPC+ and create/migrate your VPCs.


Other cloud providers


    1. Navigate to the sidebar and click on Cloud Accounts.

    2. Choose your cloud provider from the tabs.

    3. Click on Add Account and enter the username and API key (you can get this information by logging into your respective Cloud account) to let VPC+ sync with your Cloud account.