Dec. 22, 2015
As a service provider, you have to enable a cloud service and add instances of the cloud services that tenants can then enable for their accounts. Once a cloud service is enabled, tenants can start using it.
For onboarding and managing a service, refer to: Onboarding and managing a service.
User Account types determine the attributes, privileges, and the cloud service features that are available to the tenants of an account type. Based on the business needs, account types are defined during installation. After installation, as a service provider, you have to configure the attributes of each account type, such as onboarding controls, service controls, credit exposure, and billing controls.
For configuring account type properties/attributes, refer to: Configuring accounts.
The billing cycle determines when account statements and invoices are generated for the customer accounts and posted to the customers. Based on your billing policy, you have to configure the billing periods and other related settings.
For configuring billing settings, refer to: Configuring Billing Settings for the Portal
CPBM has certain one-time settings, which you should not change after you start using CPBM and accounts have been created. For more information, refer to: One-time Configuration Settings