UCSD Mass create VDC(s) / Find VDC Approver Example

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    Task NameMass create VDC(s) / Find VDC Approver Example
    Description
    1. Mass create VDC(s) / Find VDC Approver Example
    Prerequisites
    1. Tested on 5.1
    CategoryWorkflow
    ComponentsvSphere 5.x
    User Inputs

    Instructions for Regular Workflow Use:

    1. Download the attached .ZIP file below to your computer. *Remember the location of the saved file on your computer.
    2. Unzip the file on your computer. Should end up with a .WFD file.
    3. Log in to UCS Director as a user that has "system-admin" privileges.
    4. Navigate to "Policies-->Orchestration" and click on "Import".
    5. Click "Browse" and navigate to the location on your computer where the .WFD file resides. Choose the .WFD file and click "Open".
    6. Click "Upload" and then "OK" once the file upload is completed. Then click "Next".
    7. Click the "Select" button next to "Import Workflows". Click the "Check All" button to check all checkboxes and then the "Select" button.
    8. Click "Submit".
    9. A new folder should appear in "Policies-->Orchestration" that contains the imported workflow. You will now need to update the included tasks with information about the specific environment.

     

    Many thanks go out to Burton Peake for providing this new custom task and workflow.

     

    Step one update the custom task with the VDC names to clone from (I know not exactly ideal, but we left room for improvement :-)

     

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    Execution:

     

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    The result after the execution should be a clone of the existing VDC's:

     

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    Workflow #2 is fining the approver of a VDC:

     

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    Email #1

     

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    Email #2

     

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