One of the features a Cloud Management Platform provides, is a self service user interface. Here users can order, manage and retire services. Services are categorized in catalogs, where they can be organized and easily consumed.
By providing a service catalog, users can deploy the services they need quickly and simple. This will improve agility, reduce provisioning time and free up resources in internal IT.
But first some basics. Four items are required to make a service available to users from the CloudForms Self Service Portal:
We can use role Based Access Control to make certain Service Catalog Items available to specific groups of users.