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Service Instances

Use the Operations area of the Cloud Service Management Console to view and manage subscriptions and service instances for all consumer organizations. A subscription originates with a subscription request, which is a request for delivery of cloud services that is initiated by the subscriber (end user) using a service catalog in the Marketplace Portal. After a subscription request is approved, a service instance is created. CSA constructs service instance artifacts during service deployment and updates service instances during service management. Service instances provide all details of the deployed service and its components; for example, provisioned IP details for a network segment component. CSA bases service instances on the service design configured for the service offering, and on consumer demand.