UCSD - Deployment of VM with user supplied IP address

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    Task NameUCSD - Deployment of VM with user supplied IP address
    1. Tested on 5.3.2
    ComponentsvSphere 5.x
    User Inputs

    Instructions for Regular Workflow Use:

    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 Mark Smith.



    The basis of this workflow is the default provided Provision VMware VM workflow.

    This workflow was cloned and a single task was added to update a network policy.


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    The import of the workflow looks like this:


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    A vDC was set up with a dummy Network policy:


    Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 1.34.36 PM.png


    Deployment of the workflow (Items in red were changed):


    Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 1.36.39 PM.png


    The IP address provided:


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    When the workflow executes it over writes the dummy network policy:


    Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 1.40.26 PM.png


    The log file also displayed the new IP address:


    Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 1.41.29 PM.png



    The deployed VM in UCSD:


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