To leverage orchestration of workflows and automation of tasks through vRealize Orchestrator in vCloud Director, you register a vRealize Orchestrator instance in the vCloud Director Service Provider Admin Portal.

Prerequisites

  • Deploy and configure a vRealize Orchestrator server instance. For more information, see Installing and Configuring VMware vRealize Orchestrator in the vRealize Orchestrator documentation.

  • Configure vRealize Orchestrator to use vSphere as an authentication provider.

  • Verify that vCloud Director is registered with the lookup service of the same Platform Services Controller as the vCenter Single-Sign On that vRealize Orchestrator uses for authentication.

Procedure

  1. From the main menu ( ), select Content Libraries
    1. From the left panel, select Service Management.

      A list of registered vRealize Orchestrator server appears.

  2. To register a new vRealize Orchestrator server, click the button.

    The Register vRealize Orchestrator dialog appears.

  3. Enter the following values.

    Option

    Description

    Name

    Name for the registered vRealize Orchestrator instance.

    Description

    Description for the registered vRealize Orchestrator server instance.

    Hostname

    The fully-qualified domain name and server port of the vRealize Orchestrator server. The default HTTPS port value is 8281.

    Note:

    vCloud Director connects to the API interface of vRealize Orchestrator.

    Username

    A user account that is member of the vRealize Orchestrator administrators group.

    Password

    The password for the vRealize Orchestrator administrator account.

    Trust Anchor

    The vRealize Orchestrator server SSL certificate in a PEM format.

    Click the upload icon () to find and select the .pem file.

  4. Click OK to complete the registration.

    The vRealize Orchestrator server is registered with vCloud Director.