As a cloud administrator, you can add Cloud Assembly extensibility actions to Service Broker as a content source. The extensibility actions are created and managed in Cloud Assembly.

Extensibility actions setup workflow diagram

The actions are small scripts that perform lightweight tasks or steps. For example, rename a virtual machine or assign an IP address.

Prerequisites

Procedure

  1. Import the released extensibility actions.
    1. Select Content and Policies > Content Sources, and click New.
    2. In the Type drop-down menu, select Extensibility actions.
    3. Enter the Name for this content source.
    4. Select the Source project and then click Validate.
      The validation process verifies the number of released extensibility actions that are associated with the project in Cloud Assembly.
    5. Click Create and Import.
  2. Share the imported actions with a project.
    1. Select Content and Policies > Content Sharing.
    2. Select the project that includes the users who should be able to deploy the extensibility actions.
    3. Click Add Items and then select one or more actions to share with the project.
      You can select all the items imported from a content source or you can expand the source trees and select individual items.
    4. Click Save.
    Content Sharing page lists all the items entitled to the selected project. The actions are also added to the catalog where the project members can request them.
  3. Verify that the action is available in the catalog to the members of the selected projects.
    1. Click Catalog, locate the imported extensibility action, and review the projects to ensure that the project you configured is included.
    2. Click Request and provide any required information.
    3. Click Submit.
    The provisioning process begins and the Deployments tab opens with your current request at the top.
  4. Monitor the provisioning process to ensure that the action runs successfully.
    1. Click Deployments and locate your deployed request.
    2. Monitor the card status until it is successful.

Results

The extensibility actions are imported into Service Broker and shared in the catalog.

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