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VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials

By : Daniel Langenhan
Book Image

VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials

By: Daniel Langenhan

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Installing additional plugins

As discussed in the first chapter with regard to the Orchestrator architecture, Orchestrator uses a plugin infrastructure to expend its possibility. We also said in the last chapter that plugins have to be installed at the moment (at the time of writing this book) by using the vRealize Orchestrator Configuration, as the Control Center isn't ready to perform this operation yet.

Downloading the VMware plug-in

There are many plug-ins for Orchestrator. Check Chapter 1, Architectural Overview, for an overview and links to the web pages where you can get them. In this chapter, I will install the VMware NSX (also called vCNS) plug-in. The method used is the same for all the other plug-ins that exist. Feel free to download and install a different plug-in.

  1. Open a web browser and visit

  2. Click on Downloads.

  3. Search for VMware vSphere and click on Drivers & Tools.

  4. Expand VMware vRealize Orchestrator Plugin.

  5. Select Go to downloads next to the plug-in that you...