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Implementing VMware vCenter Server by Konstantin Kuminsky

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Summary

VMware vCenter Orchestrator is an automation tool that provides a set of workflows that can be used for automating configuration and managing vSphere infrastructure. It uses vCenter Server APIs that cover almost every operation.

Orchestrator can be installed either together with vCenter Server or separately. There are also options to upgrade from previous versions and export the configuration during migration.

There is a list of configuration tasks that have to be done after Orchestrator installation, before Orchestrator can be used. It includes but is not limited to LDAP configuration, database connection settings, certificate installation, plugin configuration, and service configuration.

Workflows are a set of actions and decisions that ...

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