Chapter 4. Provisioning Support

Red Hat CloudForms allows you to provision virtual machines, instances, and other resources in the providers that it manages. This section outlines the status of support for provisioning features on providers.

4.1. Infrastructure Providers

The following table outlines the status of support for provisioning on infrastructure providers.

Table 4.1. Infrastructure Provider Provisioning Support

FeatureMicrosoft System Center VMM (SCVMM)Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) ManagerVMware vCenter

Provision VM/Instance using PXE

No

Yes

No

Provision VM/Instance using ISO

No

Yes

No

Clone from VM/Instance to VM/Instance

No

No

Yes

Provision from Template/Image to VM/Instance

Yes

Yes

Yes

Provision from VM/Instance to Template/Image

No

No

Yes

4.2. Cloud Providers

The following table outlines the status of support for provisioning on cloud providers.

Table 4.2. Cloud Provider Provisioning Support

FeatureRed Hat OpenStack Platform (OSP)Amazon EC2Microsoft AzureGoogle Compute Engine

Provision VM/Instance using ISO

No

No

No

No

Clone from VM/Instance to VM/Instance

No

No

No

No

Provision from Template/Image to VM/Instance

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Provision from VM/Instance to Template/Image

No

No

No

No

Orchestration Template Provisioning

Yes

Yes

Yes

No