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VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials by Daniel Langenhan

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Workflow parameters

Now that we understand some of the basics of how Orchestrator programming works, we will look at the different types of parameters that exist.

Parameter types

There are many variable types that are already implemented in Orchestrator out of the box, but the basic variable types are as follows:

Variable type

Description

any

This can contain any content. It is used to carry variables to the other elements that are not defined in the Orchestrator GUI, such as XML. Note that Any should only be used if nothing else will do, as it has been known to mishandle some content such as complex variables.

boolean

This has only two values, either true or false. However, Orchestrator uses Yes and No in the GUI.

credential

This contains ...

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