When you edit the default generated form of a resource action, you can add a predefined new element to the form. For example, if you do not want to use a default generated field, you can delete it and replace it with a new one.

Prerequisites

Procedure

  1. Select Design > XaaS > Resource Actions.
  2. Click the resource action you want to edit.
  3. Click the Form tab.
  4. Drag an element from the New Fields pane and drop it to the Form page pane.
  5. Enter the ID of a workflow input parameter in the ID text box.
  6. Enter a label in the Label text box.

    Labels appear to consumers on the forms.

  7. (Optional) : Select a type for the field from the Type drop-down menu.
  8. Enter a vRealize Orchestrator object in the Entity type text box and press Enter.

    This step is not required for all field types.

    Option

    Description

    Result Type

    If you are using a script action to define an external value for the field, enter the result type of your vRealize Orchestrator script action.

    Input Parameter

    If you are using the field to accept consumer input and pass parameters back to vRealize Orchestrator, enter the type for the input parameter accepted by the vRealize Orchestrator workflow.

    Output Parameter

    If you are using the field to display information to consumers, enter the type for the output parameter of the vRealize Orchestrator workflow.

  9. (Optional) : Select the Multiple values check box to allow consumers to select more than one object.

    This option is not available for all field types.

  10. Click Submit.
  11. Click Finish.

What to do next

You can edit the element to change the default settings and apply various constraints or values.