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VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials

By : Daniel Langenhan
Book Image

VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials

By: Daniel Langenhan

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Table of Contents (18 chapters)
VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials
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Importing and exporting workflows

Orchestrator provides us with a lot of possibilities for creating scripts, and as everyone knows, sharing is caring. So, it is good to know how to export a workflow so that you can share it with others. We will focus on workflows here, but the same concept holds true for actions.

Exporting a workflow

We want to export a workflow into a file so that we can send it via e-mail, upload it, or simply make a backup.

  1. Open the Orchestrator Client and drill down through the workflow library until you find the workflow that you would like to export. Choose the InstallFreshVM deploy workflow.

  2. Right-click on the workflow and select Export workflow.

  3. Chose a location that you want to store the workflow in and click on Save.

The file has been exported into a file called InstallFreshVM.workflow that you can now move around or e-mail.

The workflow that you exported only contains the workflow, not the action that we created for it or the other workflows that have been used. This...