UCSD - Update VDC / Storage Policy with New Datastore Example

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    Task NameUCSD - Update VDC / Storage Policy with New Datastore Example
    Description
    Prerequisites
    1. Tested on 5.4
    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".

     

     

     

    This example will show how a VDC and its storage policy can be updated from user input with a new datastore.

     

    Create a storage policy that will get updated from user data:

     

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    Creare / Clone a VDC with that new storage policy

     

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    The workflow:

     

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    The workflow input:

     

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    Mapping of the user input to the task:

     

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    The following step in the Task:

     

    Note the over ride!

    This will replace the current DS in the policy ad not append!

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    Please also note the attached webex recording