VMware vCenter Orchestrator (vRO)-All About

What is VMware vCenter Orchestrator (VRO)?

Automation

Quickly and easily design and deploy scalable workflows that automate complex IT processes.

Powerful Management Features

Create your own types to use in workflows, without having to wait for a plug-in update or to create a new plug-in; or leverage generic plug-ins based on SOAP, REST operations and PowerShell scripts.

Accelerate Private Cloud and Extranet Automation

Leverage vRealize Orchestrator workflows and plug-ins to extend the capabilities of vRealize Suite, vCloud Suite, and the vSphere platform.

Open and Flexible Architecture

Automate management and operational tasks across both VMware and third-party applications, such as service desks, change management and IT asset management systems

Automate your virtualized and cloud infrastructure

VMware vRealize Orchestrator is an IT Process Automation engine that helps automate your cloud and integrate the VMware vCloud Suite with the rest of your management systems. Please visit http://www.vmware.com/products/vrealize-orchestrator for more information.

The plug-ins provide out-of-the-box workflows to help you both accelerate and dramatically reduce the cost of delivering IT servicesvacross your organization.

For example: Horizon Integration with IAAS/vRO

Learn more about the vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In Software Development Kit to quickly create custom plug-ins to 3rd party management systems. Please visit https://developercenter.vmware.com/web/sdk/55/vrealize-orchestrator to access the Kit.

VRO Puppet plugin uses SSH to communicate with the puppet master. SSH and Windows PowerShell are used to communicate with Linux and Windows nodes. Currently Hiera and manifests are two Puppet node cl
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VMware vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) Plug-ins:

 

 vCO Plug-in
Solution Exchange Community Site ,where you can access specific Vendor plug in- For example, QIP, Infobox, Remedy, etc.
 

VMware Realize Orchestrator OVF Transfer Plug-In

This plug-in includes amongst others following features: [Export] Export of virtual machines as OVF templates [Import] Import of virtual machines as OVF or OVA templates [Import] Automated …
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JsonPath Plug-in for VMware vRealize Orchestrator

The plug-in encapsulates the most common java implementation of jsonPath. This allows to query JSON structures to find and extract data from JSON documents VMware vRealize Orchestrator already shi…
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IBM Storage Automation for VMware vRealize Orchestrator

This free software solution is delivered as a feature of the IBM Spectrum Control Base Edition, an extremely easy to deploy and use, small footprint, enterprise-ready application that serves as the s…
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Google Cloud Platform Plug-in for VMware vRealize Orchestrator

Achieve server automation across organizational silos and disparate companies or groups while improving the value you get from your Google and VMware products. With cross-process integration, interfa…
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BMC Remedy ITSM Plug-in for VMware vRealize Orchestrator

The plug-in provides capability to create, read, update, close and delete BMC Remedy Incident and Change tickets from VMware vRealize Orchestrator. The BMC Plug-ins allow users to manage their IT…
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BMC Atrium CMDB Plug-in for VMware vRealize Orchestrator

Ensure optimum performance and handling of volume with API based and multi-threaded technology Reduce Manual Labor and Improve Process Efficiency The BMC Plug-ins allow users to manage their IT…
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Workflow Packages(6)
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vRealize Automation Event Broker Package

Use these workflows to extend vRA with vRO in all of the possible extensibility options
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Array Networks eCloud Management Workflow for vRealize Orchestrator

Available for free and designed to automate provisioning of vAPV virtual ADC appliances and APV Series physical ADC appliances, Array’s eCloud workflow facilitates the monitoring of applications and …
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vRO Solution and Workflow Package for vRealize Operations Manager

vRealize Operations Manager (vROPs) is fully integrated with vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) to automatically resolve operational issues vROPs has identified using vRO workflows. The vRO Solution and Wor…

 

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vRealize Automation and Storage Policy based Management Framework Integration

integrating storage policy consumption model into vRealize Automation (vCloud Automation Center). This integration enables VM-granular control based on the Storage policy based management framework. …

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VMware vCO Package for vCenter Configuration Manager

The workflow package includes three types of workflows: 1. Compliance Workflows: These workflows allow users to run compliance assessment against a VM or vCenter template.
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NetApp OnCommand® Workflow Automation Package

The following Workflow Automation components are included in the OnCommand Workflow Automation package for vCenter Orchestrator 5.1.     vCenter Orchestrator Workflows:  Base Elements – Connect to Ne…
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Community Orchestration Plug-in(1)

vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) Puppet plugin

VRO Puppet plugin uses SSH to communicate with the puppet master. SSH and Windows PowerShell are used to communicate with Linux and Windows nodes. Currently Hiera and manifests are two Puppet node cl
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vRA Reservation Manager

This vRealize Orchestrator package allows you to automate the creation of vRealize Automation Reservations. It uses the rest API along with the built-in vCACCAFERestClient class so there are no addit…

AD Org Unit placement

Pre-create or decommission computer account objects or VMs in Active Directory in a specific Organizational Unit
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Custom vCenter Folders

Custom vCenter Folder Extension to create and manage flexible folders to place VMs.
Great Video of the VRO Overview:
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Creating VRO Workflow Exercise 
1. Configure Linux networking with network manager
Reference
VRO
VRO Datasheet
VRO Training and Tutorial Videos