Book Image

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

VMware plug-in specific properties

There are some special properties of the VMware Server plug-in (the plug-in that starts with VC: ) We will have a quick look at them now.

Specify a root object to be shown in the chooser

This setting lets you define a certain start point for your searches. For example, if you choose an ESXi cluster as the root element, then a user can only select objects under this cluster. To use the root element, you need to link an action or a variable to this property. The following is an example:

Select value as

The select value as property has three choices—Tree, List, and Dropdown. This property makes it easier to manage what the input of an object looks like. The Select value as behaves differently, depending on the object type and client implementation. In the following screenshot, the dropdown for the VC:VirtualMachine selection is shown as a list:

Show in inventory

The show in inventory property is a powerful property. When you start a workflow from vSphere Web Client...