Application service provisioning includes the following steps in Odin Service Automation:
If there are no customers in the Odin Service Automation system, you can create one for testing. The simplest way is to use the Operations Automation provider control panel as follows:
Customers can get Odin Service Automation subscriptions in the following ways:
The latter way looks as follows:
Once a customer obtained a subscription on application services, they can start setting and consuming application resources.
A customer staff member must have the Manage Own Applications privilege to be able managing APS applications. By default, in the Account Administrator role, the Own Applications privelege is set to Manage. In customer CP or provider CP, you can verify the role(s) assigned to customer staff. In provider CP, you can also verify if in a role the needed value is assigned to the privilege.
Since the management context is provisioned automatically, the subscriber can manage the other application resources represented by the custom UI in the context. The following operations illustrate how a customer can configure and manage resources provisioned from our demo application.
Using the custom UI, a subscriber can create needed virtual servers based on VPS samples.
Using the custom UI, a subscriber can reconfigure virtual servers, change their state, e.g. boot or shutdown the servers, as well as delete them.
Customers can monitor resource consumption statistics provided by resource counters and presented by the package custom UI.
Billing system will charge customers for resource consumption in accordance with the service plan.