UCSD - Extract VLAN ID from Static IP Pool via Generic Custom Report

Version 2
    Task NameUCSD - Extract VLAN ID From Static IP Pool
    Description
    1. Example of Generic Report to extract Information
    Prerequisites
    1. Tested on 5.4.0.2
    CategoryWorkflow
    ComponentsvSphere 5.x
    User Inputs
    1. Select IP pool ID
    Output

    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.

     

     

    Example of using a Custom Generic Report to extract information:

     

     

    Table in question to gain information from:

     

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    Workflow Run and consequent output (The VLAN ID):

     

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    The workflow with out of the box task and custom report task:

     

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    Mapping of the input IP pool ID:

     

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    The report name and the context and the column descriptions and the search column:

     

    Screen Shot 2016-02-05 at 10.43.52 AM.png

    The report name via Meta Report Button:

     

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    Obtaining the Context:

     

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