You can import custom vRealize Orchestrator workflows, custom resources, service blueprints, resource mappings, and resource actions so that you can use previously created Advanced Service Designer components in another tenant or in different vRealize Automation environments.


  • Log in to the vRealize Automation console as a tenant administrator or service architect.

  • Create a .package file to import vRealize Orchestrator workflows.

  • Create a .zip bundle to import vRealize Automation components.


  1. To configure the your content import options, browse to the location based on your current version.



    vRealize Automation 6.2.1

    Select Administration > Content Management > Import Content

    vRealize Automation 6.2

    Select Administration > Advanced Services > Import Content

  2. Configure a prefix to prevent conflicts in cases where an Advanced Service Designer component with the same name already exists.
    1. (Optional) Select Prefix only conflicting to add a prefix only in cases where a naming conflict exists.
    2. Enter a prefix to add to imported components.
  3. Click Browse and select the files to import.




    Import workflows into your vRealize Orchestrator.


    Import custom resources, service blueprints, resource mappings, and resource actions into your Advanced Service Designer.

  4. Click Open.
  5. (Optional) Click Validate to ensure you are not missing any vRealize Orchestrator workflows required by the Advanced Service Designer components.

    vRealize Orchestrator workflow packages are not validated and might return an error.

  6. Click Import Content.


After you import Advanced Service Designer components, you can see or edit them in Advanced Service Designer. After you import vRealize Orchestrator workflows you can see or edit them in vRealize Orchestrator, and you can use them to create components in Advanced Service Designer.