You can use the Inventory service of the Orchestrator REST to browse the Orchestrator and the plug-in inventories as a hierarchy.

Prerequisites

Verify that you have imported the sample workflows package in Orchestrator. The package is included in the Orchestrator sample applications ZIP file that you can download from the Orchestrator documentation page.

Procedure

  1. Make a GET request at the URL of the Inventory service:
    GET https://{vcoHost}:{port}/vco/api/inventory/

    The response body contains down links to the registered inventories of the installed plug-ins as well as to the system objects in Orchestrator under System.

  2. Make a GET request at the down link of the inventory that you want to access.
  3. Make GET requests at the up and down links for the items in the inventory until you reach the object that you want to find.

Find the Send Hello Workflow

You can browse the Orchestrator Inventory to find the Send Hello workflow.

  1. Make a GET request at the URL of the Inventory service:

    GET https://localhost:8281/vco/api/inventory/
  2. Make a GET request at the URL where the system objects in Orchestrator reside:

    GET https://localhost:8281/vco/api/inventory/System/
  3. Make GET request at the URL where all workflows in Orchestrator reside:

    GET https://localhost:8281/vco/api/inventory/System/Workflows/
  4. Make a GET request at the URL of the Samples workflow category:

    GET https://localhost:8281/vco/api/inventory/System/Workflows/Samples/
  5. Use the down link for the Hello World workflow category where to locate the Send Hello workflow.