Convert vDC name to vDC ID and VDC ID 2 VDC Name

Version 3
    Task NameConvert vDC name to vDC ID
    1. Tested on
    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.


    Workflow Input:


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    The Log File:


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    The Clopia Script:











    var searchVDC = [ ctxt.getInput("SearchVDC") ];


    function VDCName2VDCid(P1) {

      var networkPolicyReport = ctxt.getAPI().userAPIFilterTabularReport("10","null","VDC-T45","vDC_Name",P1);

      logger.addInfo("vdc networkPolicyReport = " + networkPolicyReport);

      var policyList = networkPolicyReport.rows;

      logger.addInfo("policyList = " + policyList);

      if(policyList != null && policyList.size() > 0){

      var map = networkPolicyReport.getRow(0);

      logger.addInfo("VDC_ID = " + map.get("vDC_ID"));


      return map.get("vDC_ID");



    var x = VDCName2VDCid(searchVDC);

    logger.addInfo("VDC_ID = " + x);