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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

The debug mode

Lets' start with the Orchestrator debug mode; you may have noticed that the schema has some interesting extra buttons next to the validation. There is a play button and one that looks like a bug. We will now focus our attention on this second icon.

The Orchestrator debug mode allows you to stop and resume a workflow execution, and inspect the parameters to see the values that they currently have. You can already imagine what a great help this is.

  1. In the Orchestrator Client, open the InstallFreshVM workflow for editing.

  2. Right-click on the first element in the workflow (it should be the translateOS2GuestOS) and select Toggle Breakpoint. A blue dot should now be seen to the left of the element.

  3. Now, click on Debug, .
  4. The normal workflow input window will open. Select the values and submit it.

  5. As soon as you submit it, the workflow will start and pause on the first element. The element is now greenish in color.

  6. To the right, an extra window opens and shows all the parameters in the...