You can edit some of the characteristics of an element on the Blueprint Form page of a XaaS blueprint. You can change the type of an element, its default values, and apply various constraints and values.

Prerequisites

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

  • Add an XaaS Blueprint.

Procedure

  1. Select Design > XaaS > XaaS Blueprints.
  2. Click the XaaS blueprint you want to edit.
  3. Click the Blueprint Form tab.
  4. Locate the element you want to edit.
  5. Click the Edit icon (Edit).
  6. Enter a new name for the field in the Label text box to change the label that consumers see.
  7. Edit the description in the Description text box.
  8. Select an option from the Type drop-down menu to change the display type of the element.

    The options vary depending on the type of element you edit.

  9. Select an option from the Size drop-down menu to change the size of the element.
  10. Select an option from the Label size drop-down menu to change the size of the label.
  11. Edit the default value of the element.

    Option

    Description

    Not set

    Gets the value of the element you are editing from the vRealize Orchestrator workflow presentation.

    Constant

    Sets the default value of the element you are editing to a constant value that you specify.

    Field

    Binds the default value of the element to a parameter of another element from the representation.

    Conditional

    Applies a condition. By using conditions you can create various clauses and expressions and apply them to an element.

    External

    Select a vRealize Orchestrator script action to define the value.

  12. Apply constraints to the element on the Constraints tab.

    Option

    Description

    Not set

    Gets the value of the element you are editing from the vRealize Orchestrator workflow presentation.

    Constant

    Sets the default value of the element you are editing to a constant value that you specify.

    Field

    Binds the default value of the element to a parameter of another element from the representation.

    Conditional

    Applies a condition. By using conditions you can create various clauses and expressions and apply them to an element.

    External

    Select a vRealize Orchestrator script action to define the value.

  13. Add one or more values for the element on the Values tab.

    The options available depend on the type of element you are editing.

    Option

    Description

    Not set

    Gets the value of the element you are editing from the vRealize Orchestrator workflow presentation.

    Predefined values

    Select values from a list of related objects from the vRealize Orchestrator inventory.

    1. Enter a value in the Predefined values search box to search the vRealize Orchestrator inventory.

    2. Select a value from the search results and press Enter.

    Value

    Define custom values with labels.

    1. Enter a value in the Value text box.

    2. Enter a label for the value in the Label text box.

    3. Click the Add icon (Add).

    External Values

    Select a vRealize Orchestrator script action to define your value with information not directly exposed by the workflow.

    • Select Add External Value.

    • Select your vRealize Orchestrator script action.

    • Click Submit.

  14. Click Submit.
  15. Click Finish.