A deploy tasks deploys or updates the artifacts to the machines.

About this task

For example, the plug-in provider for this task is a script. This script can be a Bash or PowerShell script.


Verify that you have created a valid script .


  1. Select Release Automation.
  2. Select the pipeline to configure from the Pipeline tab.
  3. Select Edit > Stages.
  4. Select Add Task.
  5. Select Deploy from the Category drop-down menu.
  6. Select Custom Script from the Provider drop-down menu.
  7. Enter a name for the deploy task and click OK.
  8. Select the new task from the stage column.
  9. Confirm to save the pipeline for configuration.
  10. Enter the script properties.



    Execute on Host

    Select the host type.

    • User defined host: IP Address of the host.

      You can enter multiple IP Addresses.

    • Variables: A variable output of vRealize Automation provisioning.

    User credentials

    Enter the Host User name and Host Password.

    Execute Script File path

    Enter the Execute Script File path for the .sh script file.

    The host files must have a common location and the same file name for all the hosts.

    Script Type

    Select the supported Bash or PowerShell script type.

  11. Enter the Script Input parameters.
    1. Select the Artifact Source from the drop-down menu.
    2. Click Add to define the Artifact input parameters.
    3. Click Add to define the General Input Parameters.
  12. Provide a unique name prefixed with a dollar sign ($) to bind to for the Output Parameters.
  13. Click Save.

Task Output Format for a Custom Script Task

The following task output format is an example for a custom script task.

    "description": "Host Response",
    "name": "",
    "value": "Sample Response of Linux Host 01. Sample Response of Linux Host 01.",
    "type": "STRING"
    "description": "Host Response",
    "name": "",
    "value": "Sample Response of Linux Host 02. Sample Response of Linux Host 02.",
    "type": "STRING"