You must use the vRealize Orchestrator configuration interface to install and configure the plug-in. You use the Orchestrator client to run and create workflows and access the plug-in API.

The vRealize Orchestrator Plug-in for vCloud Director is powered by vRealize Orchestrator. vRealize Orchestrator is a development and process-automation platform that provides a library of extensible workflows to manage the VMware vCenter Server infrastructure and other technologies.

vRealize Orchestrator allows integration with management and administration solutions through its open plug-in architecture. vCloud Director is one example of an administration solution that you can integrate with vRealize Orchestrator by using plug-ins.

By configuring your environment for Multi-site connection, you can manage and monitor vCloud Director sites and their organizations as single entities. You can use the federation option, when establishing a site connection, to associate two sites and the organizations occupying these sites.

The vRealize Orchestrator Plug-in for vCloud Director provides extensibility and flexibility for user-defined actions, by allowing you to use a REST Client. You can get an XML response and convert it into a vCloud object by calling the REST API provided by the REST Client. This way you can create and customize your own workflows.