You can use an existing Automation Orchestrator workflow to modify virtual machine properties and add virtual machines to the active directory.

The event topic parameters define the format of the payload for Event Broker Service (EBS) messages. To receive and use EBS message payload inside a workflow, you must define the inputProperties workflow input parameters.


  • Cloud administrator user role
  • Existing Automation Orchestrator on-premises workflows.
  • Successful integration and connection to the Automation Orchestrator client server.


  1. Select Extensiblity > Subscriptions.
  2. Click New Subscription.
  3. Create a subscription with the following parameters:
    Parameter Value
    Name RenameVM
    Event topic Select an event topic suitable for the desired Automation Orchestrator integration. For example, compute allocation.
    Blocking/Non-blocking Non-blocking
    Action/workflow Select a Automation Orchestrator runnable type. Select the desired workflow. For example, Set VM name.
  4. To save your subscription, click Save.
  5. Assign and activate your subscription by creating a cloud template or deploying an existing cloud template.

What to do next

Verify that the workflow initiated successfully by one of the following methods:

  • Verify the workflow runs log, Extensibility > Activity > Workflow Runs.
  • Open the Automation Orchestrator client and check workflow status by navigating to the workflow and verifying the status or by opening the specific logs tab.