Clone a UCSD Container

Version 1
    Task NameContainer cloning
    Description
    Prerequisites
    1. Tested on 5.3
    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.

     

    Credits go to Wei Zixi

     

    The workflow after import:

     

    Screen Shot 2015-05-13 at 10.57.28 AM.png

     

    The workflow inputs:

     

    Screen Shot 2015-05-13 at 10.57.54 AM.png

    Workflow Execution:

     

    Screen Shot 2015-05-13 at 11.06.06 AM.png

     

    Simple workflow to call custom task:

     

    Screen Shot 2015-05-13 at 11.06.33 AM.png

     

    Custom Task Java Script:

     

    mportPackage(java.io);

    importPackage(java.lang);

    importPackage(java.util);

    importPackage(org.json);

    importPackage(org.apache.commons.httpclient);

    importPackage(org.apache.commons.httpclient.methods);

    importPackage(com.cloupia.model.cIM);

    importPackage(com.cloupia.service.cIM.inframgr);

    importPackage(com.cloupia.lib.util);

     

     

    // Handle Task Input, the API key is now manually obtained from GUI

    // var APIkey = "6D9933046E054EE5816102343B8BLAEE";

     

     

    // Handle User Input

    var orgContainer = input.orgContainer;

    var dstContainer = input.dstContainer;

    var APIkey = input.APIkey;

    logger.addInfo('Original Container ID is: '+orgContainer);

    logger.addInfo('Destination Container is: '+dstContainer);

     

     

    // Craft API Request to retrieve Container Name

    var RCNURL = '/app/api/rest?formatType=json&opName=fenced:userAPIGetServiceContainerDetails&opData={param0:'+orgContainer+'}';

    var APIcall = encodeURI(RCNURL);

    logger.addInfo('Request URL is: '+APIcall);

     

     

    // Retrieve Container Name via API

    var httpClient = new HttpClient();

    httpClient.getHostConfiguration().setHost("127.0.0.1", 80, "http");

     

     

    var httpMethod = new PostMethod(APIcall);

    httpMethod.addRequestHeader("X-Cloupia-Request-Key", APIkey);

    httpClient.executeMethod(httpMethod);

     

     

    var statuscode = httpMethod.getStatusCode();

     

     

    if (statuscode != 200)

        logger.addError("Request failed. HTTP response code: "+statuscode);

        logger.addError("Response = "+httpMethod.getResponseBodyAsString());

     

     

        httpMethod.releaseConnection();

            // Set this task as failed.

        ctxt.setFailed("Request failed.");

    } else {

      logger.addInfo("Request was Succcessful.");

        logger.addInfo("Response = "+httpMethod.getResponseBodyAsString());

        var SCname = new InputStreamReader(httpMethod.getResponseBodyAsStream());

        SCname = JSON.getJsonElement(SCname, null);

        SCname = JSON.getJsonElement(SCname, 'serviceResult');

        SCname = JSON.getJsonElement(SCname, 'rows');

        SCname = SCname.get(0);

        SCname = JSON.getJsonElement(SCname,"Overview_containerName");

        SCname = String(SCname); 

        SCname = SCname.replace(/"/g, "");

        logger.addInfo('Original Service Container name is: '+SCname);

        }

    httpMethod.releaseConnection();

     

     

    // Craft API Request to clone Container

    var URL =  '/app/api/rest?formatType=json&opName=fenced:userAPICloneServiceContainer&opData={param0:"'+SCname+'",param1:"'+dstContainer+'"}';

    logger.addInfo('Request URL is: '+URL);

    var CreateAPIcall = encodeURI(URL);

     

     

    // Clone Service Container via API

    var httpClient = new HttpClient();

    httpClient.getHostConfiguration().setHost("10.11.11.11", 80, "http");

     

     

    var httpMethod = new PostMethod(CreateAPIcall);

    httpMethod.addRequestHeader("X-Cloupia-Request-Key", APIkey);

    httpClient.executeMethod(httpMethod);

     

     

    var statuscode = httpMethod.getStatusCode();

    var childSrId = httpMethod.getResponseBodyAsString();

     

     

    if (statuscode != 200)

        logger.addError("Request failed. HTTP response code: "+statuscode);

        logger.addError("Response = "+httpMethod.getResponseBodyAsString());

        httpMethod.releaseConnection();

            // Set this task as failed.

        ctxt.setFailed("Request failed.");

    } else {

        logger.addInfo("Request was Succcessful.");

        logger.addInfo("Response = "+httpMethod.getResponseBodyAsString());

    }

    httpMethod.releaseConnection();

     

     

    childSrId = JSON.getJsonElement(childSrId, 'serviceResult');

    childSrId = parseInt(childSrId);

    logger.addInfo('childSrId is: '+childSrId);

     

     

    var status = ctxt.waitForCompletion(childSrId, 1800000);

        //provide waiting time

    if (status == 0){

        logger.addInfo("Child SR ID  ="+ childSrId+ " completed successfully.");

    } else {

        logger.addError("Child SR ID  ="+ childSrId+ " failed");

        }