|Task Name||Add VM file to vCenter inventory|
|Description||Add VM file to vCenter inventory|
|Components||Add VM file to vCenter inventory|
- Log in to UCS Director as a user that has "system-admin" privileges.
- Navigate to "Policies-->Orchestration" and click on "Import".
- Click "Browse" and navigate to the location on your computer where the .wfdx file resides. Choose the .wfdx file and click "Open".
- Click "Upload" and then "OK" once the file upload is completed. Then click "Next".
- Click the "Select" button next to "Import Workflows". Click the "Check All" button to check all checkboxes and then the "Select" button.
- Click "Submit".
- A new folder should appear in "Policies-->Orchestration" that contains the imported workflow.
Thank you goes out to Abhilash Pujari.
Testing on a VM:
Grabbing the "almost" VM datastore path:
The path is:
but the input for the task is this:
Removing the VM from vCenter inventory:
The input with mouse over (description field):
The resource selection:
The input end product:
The workflow execution:
The machine is coming back:
Funny little question popping up in vCenter (Need help on how to get ridd of this question, or it is because my vCenter is very old):
Suggested possible solution to above VMware question:
It is caused by the Host it is running on having a different UUID that the last ESX host
I fixed it by making sure the service Profile for the ESX hosts have the same UUID