You can create a new
product to target new resources or to replace a retired product. If it is a
fresh product, you can add the product to the very first revision of the
Reference Catalog and to the current revision of all the channel catalogs. The
price that you set for the product remains in the channel catalogs. If you
would like to change the price at the channel catalog level, you can do so only
in the future plan of the channel catalog.
- Log in to CloudPortal
Business Manager as the service provider user having "Product create manage"
- Click the
Catalog tab and choose
Next from the drop-down.
- Select the service instance
for which you want to create the product.
Products dashboard to add a product.
- Add Product
wizard appears. Enter the details to define the product and select the product
category from the drop down list.
- Select the usage types,
from the drop down list, that will impact this product. Choose the appropriate
aggregation handling or operator (combine or exclude) for every usage type.
- Click on "+" sign to enter
the next usage type. After entering the details for the next usage type, click
- Enter the mediation rules
for the usage type. The mediation rule will be applied on how usage needs to be
- Specify the conversion
factor for the product units and click
- Enter the utility or
product charges for the active currencies and click
- Review the details you
entered and click
Note: The product is
added to the first revision of the reference catalog. The product also appears
in historical revisions of the reference catalog. However, the charges of the
new product will be copied over in all the channels in their respective current
revisions. The charges can be over-ridden in the channels only in the next (or