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VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials by Daniel Langenhan

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Chapter 4. Working with Workflows

Now that we have installed, configured, and integrated Orchestrator in our VMware vSphere infrastructure, we can finally have a look at how to use the product. We will learn how to use pre-created workflows that exist in the Orchestrator library. This includes running and stopping them, checking their outcome, and dealing with errors.

We will use the Orchestrator Client as well as the vSphere Web Client.

For this chapter, we need to have Orchestrator configured to use the vSphere vCenter. If you need help with this, have a look at Chapter 3, Integrating Orchestrator with vSphere. We will cover the following topics here:

  • Workflow basics
  • Starting workflows
  • Workflow – renaming the virtual machine
  • Handling errors
  • Starting ...

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