Shocko
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

Register Arbitrary Action in vCentre

Guys, we have vCO licensed but not really using it so much. I'd like to change that ! One thing I notice is when you register it with vCentre is creates some right click context specific actions. Is it possible to register you own actions against things e.g. I'd like to build a custom

6 Replies
daphnissov
Immortal
Immortal

I think you may be talking about vRealize Orchestrator as vROps doesn't create any right-click context actions in vCenter to my knowledge.

Shocko
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

Apologies! Edited and moved Smiley Wink

0 Kudos
daphnissov
Immortal
Immortal

Ok, so then to answer your question, yes, you can write your own workflows and expose them in these right-click menues.

0 Kudos
Shocko
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

Great! Is there an API for this or a canned vCO operation?

0 Kudos
daphnissov
Immortal
Immortal

It's all done through the vRO (no longer vCO) plug-in in the web client.

asurendra
VMware Employee
VMware Employee

I think this is what you were looking for.

vSphere WebClient homepage->choose vRealize Orchestrator->vRO Home and manage. There we have the tab “Context Actions”:

https://www.viktorious.nl/2017/05/19/add-vro-workflows-to-the-context-menu-in-vcenter-server/