Create On-Boarding Service with vRealize Orchestrator
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On-boarding a customer requires usually a lot of steps and can be prone to error. With vRealize Orchestrator and vCloud Director, it is now possible to make this process more reliable and directly accessible from vCloud Director UI.
For this lab, an pre-created workflow is used but it can be customized to fit any use cases.
Login to vCloud Director
Enter the following credentials:
Click SIGN IN
Navigate to Content Libraries
Once logged into the vCloud Director (vCD) portal:
Click on the 3-dashes icon and then click on Content Libraries
Register a new vRO Server
Head over to Service Management > ADD
Enter vRO Server information
Copy the same details as the image shown above.
Click the Trust Anchor button
Go to File Explorer > click on Main Console > click on Downloads > vro-01a.pem.cer
Add a Service Category
Any service in Service Library needs to belong to a Service Category.
Name the Service Category
Enter the following details as shown above.
For the icon, upload the file 'users-solid.png'
Add new services
After creating the service category, click on Service Library > NEW
Select the source vRO Server
Select the workflows
- Click on the dropdown arrow icon as indicated above on Cloud Master
- Check all boxes under Cloud Master
Review and validate
Publish the service
After the Service has been created, it needs to be published either to the provider or to one or multiple tenant.
Publish only to Service Providers
Execute the new service
Fill the input information
Follow the service tasks
As shown in the image above, we have implemented a vRO workflow to generate an Organization and its components such as organization virtual data center (OVDC), edge gateway, network.
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