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Mastering vRealize Automation 6.2 by J. Powell

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Creating a custom workflow with vRealize orchestrator client

In the following example, we are going to write a workflow that allows us to check for a file within the operating system. While this seems basic, it is an excellent way to leverage VMware Tools. VMware Tools allows us to perform nearly any operation within the OS.

It is a prerequisite to have VMware Tools installed in your VM prior to executing the workflow we are getting ready to build in this section. We will not be covering how to install VMware Tools in this section, as it is assumed you already know how to complete this operation.

To create this workflow, switch to Design mode, and you will be in the Workflow section. Let's create a new folder called File Check for our new workflow. ...

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