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BenNeise
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vCO WebView Error - Parameter value is not defined in the list of the Webview attribute

Hi,

I've been trying to create a simple web view for Orchestrator (5.5.1 1617127), which will present a link to run a single workflow. I followed the instructions in the VMware Guide and the VCO Team Blog, but both end up with similar errors, which seem to have a common root: it looks as though the web view can't read the attributes.

On the web page, I'll see something similar to the following:

Webview - An exception has occurred.

Reason: WorkflowLink component error: 'attribute' (aliases 'workflow') parameter value ('createVM') is not defined in the list of the Webview attribute

You may continue by restarting the session.

In the server.log, I see the following:-

2014-10-02 11:46:04.717+0100 [http-bio-xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx-8281-exec-2] INFO  {} [WebviewExceptionPage] Webview Exception - message:

org.apache.hivemind.ApplicationRuntimeException: WorkflowLink component error: 'attribute' (aliases 'workflow') parameter value ('createVM') is not defined in the list of the Webview attribute

The attribute createVM is defined in that correct web view as an attribute with a Type of Workflow and a value of Create simple virtual machine. I get similar errors no matter what kind of attribute I try to get from the workflow (the getVirtualMachineList example doesn't create an error on the page, but doesn't populate the window, and creates a similar message in the log).

Can anyone give me any pointers on what to look at next? I can't seem to find anyone else with this error, which makes me think it might be something specific to this environment, but I can't work out what it might be.

Thanks in advance,

Ben

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BenNeise
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I got around this by restarting the service after each new Attribute was added, which was far from perfect, but while looking around on the forums, I saw that WebViews were being deprecated, so I'm going to have to look at alternatives anyway.

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I got around this by restarting the service after each new Attribute was added, which was far from perfect, but while looking around on the forums, I saw that WebViews were being deprecated, so I'm going to have to look at alternatives anyway.

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When looking into alternatives to the deprecated Webviews, you may benefit from looking into the Wavemaker based fling found here: Wavemaker Integration for vCenter Orchestrator – VMware Labs .

I have not set this up myself yet due to time constraints.

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