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Building VMware Software-Defined Data Centers by Valentin Hamburger

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Connecting vRO to vCenter

Once that is completed, the vRO service can also be registered to vCenter to run vRO workflows right out of vCenter using the right-click menu. To run workflows using the VMware API and to enable the right-click call feature, vRO has to be registered with vCenter. Actually, running a workflow in vRO does this:

  1. Use a browser and put in the address of the VRO server.
  2. Click either on Start Orchestrator Client or on Download Orchestrator Client.
  3. If you have downloaded the client, uncompress it and open the Orchestrator Client Java executable.
  4. Log on with an administrative vCenter user (since it is linked to SSO vSphere admin work).
  5. Make sure the orchestrator mode is either in Run or in Design, otherwise the workflow view will ...

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