O'Reilly logo

Building VMware Software-Defined Data Centers by Valentin Hamburger

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Workflow creation 101

Workflows in vRO typically live in a folder structure under the workflows tab. To create a new workflow, it is recommended to create a folder first, maybe with the name of a certain project or the description of the workflow types it may hold. Most vendors just use the product name as the folder name and then do subfolders to distinguish different functionalities.

Once the location is set, the workflow itself can be created in the folder by right-clicking on it and selecting New workflow.

Creating the workflow

Before starting to create the workflow, its purpose should be clear. Let's create one based on a simple example. Let's assume a backup system is backing up VMs based on what folder they are located in. Also, the folder ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required