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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

Working with packages

As we saw in the last section, exporting a workflow will only export it and not the objects that we used in it. Therefore, we should have a look at packages. Packages export and import all the dependent objects that are needed to run the workflow and not just a single object.

Creating a package

Before we go ahead and export a package, we have to create one, as follows:

  1. In your Orchestrator Client, make sure that you are in the Design mode.

  2. Click on Packages, .
  3. Select Add Package, , from the side menu.
  4. As package name, select com.packtpub.Orchestrator-essentials.

  5. You will see that a new package has been added to the end of the package list.

Filling a package

Now that we have created the package, we need to fill it with objects, as follows:

  1. Starting from where we left off, right-click on the newly created package and select Edit.

  2. Select Workflows.

  3. Click on the green + button.

  4. Find the InstallFreshVM workflow, mark it, and click on Select.

  5. You will now see that the workflow has...