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VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials by Daniel Langenhan

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Using the vSphere Web Client

After exploring how to use the Orchestrator client to run a workflow, let's do the same with the vSphere Web Client. The advantage in using the Web Client is that you do not need to start and log into a separate client, and you can directly make use of the existing objects.

Starting a workflow from the Orchestrator plugin

We will now run a workflow using the vSphere Web Client. This method is good to run any workflow. Later, we will run the workflows directly from the vCenter inventory by simply right-clicking on them.

  1. Open the vSphere Web Client and log in as a user who is a member of the Orchestrator administration group.
  2. Click on the Orchestrator icon.
  3. Click on Inventory Trees | Workflows.
  4. The Orchestrator workflow library ...

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