You can use the administration workflows to manage vCloud Automation Center services, tenants, approval policies, entitlements, business groups, catalog items, and advanced services custom resources, service blueprints, and resource actions.

You can find these workflows on the Workflows view of the Orchestrator client, in the Administration subdirectory of the plug-in library.

You can use the workflows in the Approval Policies subdirectory to copy, activate, deactivate, and delete approval policies.

Table 1. Approval Policies

Workflow

Description

Activate an approval policy

Activates an approval policy. After you activate an approval policy, it becomes read-only.

Copy an approval policy

Copies an approval policy.

Deactivate an approval policy

Deactivates an approval policy. You can also delete all existing entitlements associated with the approval policy.

Delete an approval policy

Deletes an approval policy that is in draft state. Active approval policies are read-only.

You can use the workflows in the ASD Custom Resource subdirectory to copy and delete advanced services custom resources.

Table 2. ASD Custom Resource

Workflow

Description

Create custom resource

Creates an Advanced Service custom resource.

Delete custom resource

Removes an Advanced Service custom resource.

You can use the workflows in the ASD Resource Action subdirectory to create and manage advanced services resource actions.

Table 3. ASD Resource Action

Workflow

Description

Clone resource action

Creates a copy of an existing Advanced Service resource action.

Create resource action

Creates an Advanced Services resource action.

Delete resource action

Deletes an Advanced Services resource action.

Publish resource action

Publishes an Advanced Services resource action.

Unpublish resource action

Unpublishes an Advanced Services resource action.

You can use the workflows in the ASD Service Blueprints subdirectory to create and manage advanced services service blueprints.

Table 4. ASD Service Blueprints

Workflow

Description

Clone a service blueprint

Creates a copy of an Advanced Services service blueprint.

Create a service blueprint

Creates an Advanced Services service blueprint.

Delete a service blueprint

Deletes an Advanced Services service blueprint.

Publish a service blueprint

Publishes an Advanced Services service blueprint.

Unpublish a service blueprint

Unpublishes an Advanced Services service blueprint.

You can use the workflows in the Business Groups subdirectory to create and manage business groups.

Table 5. Business Groups

Workflow

Description

Add a custom property

Adds a custom property to a business group.

Create a business group

Creates a business group.

Delete a business group

Deletes a business group.

Delete a custom property

Removes a custom property from a business group.

Update a business group

Updates details for a business group, such as default machine prefix, active directory containers, and user roles.

Update a custom property

Updates a custom property for a business group.

You can use the workflows in the Catalog Items subdirectory to manage catalog items.

Table 6. Catalog Item

Workflow

Description

Activate a catalog item

Activates a catalog item. You must activate and assign a catalog item to a service before users can request it.

Assign a catalog item to a service

Assigns a catalog item to a service. You must activate and assign a catalog item to a service before users can request it.

Deactivate a catalog item

Deactivates a catalog item and removes it from the service catalog so that users cannot request it.

You can use the workflows in the Entitlements subdirectory to create and manage entitlements.

Table 7. Entitlements

Workflow

Description

Activate an entitlement

Activates an entitlement.

Assign catalog items to an entitlement

Assigns one or more catalog items to an entitlement. You can also use this workflow to assign an approval policy.

Assign resource actions to an entitlement

Assigns one or more resource actions to an entitlement. You can also use this workflow to assign an approval policy.

Assign immediate actions to an entitlement

Assigns one or more immediate actions to an entitlement. The immediate actions do not create requests.

Assign services to an entitlement

Assigns one or more services to an entitlement. You can also use this workflow to assign an approval policy.

Assign users and groups to an entitlement

Assigns one or more users or groups to an entitlement.

Create an entitlement

Creates an entitlement.

Deactivate an entitlement

Deactivates an entitlement.

You can use the workflows in the Services subdirectory to manage services.

Table 8. Service

Workflow

Description

Activate a service

Activates a service.

Assign catalog items to a service

Assigns one or more catalog items to a service.

Copy a service

Copies a service.

Create a service

Creates a service.

Deactivate a service

Deactivates a service.

Delete a service

Deletes a service.

You can use the workflows in the Tenants subdirectory to create and manage tenants.

Table 9. Tenants

Workflow

Description

Add administrators

Adds one or more tenant administrators and infrastructure administrators to a tenant.

Add an identity store to a tenant

Adds an identity store to a tenant of a vCloud Automation Center host. You can run this workflow only if you are a system administrator configuring a tenant.

Add an identity store to a vCAC host

Adds an identity store to a tenant that is configured as a vCloud Automation Center host. You can run this workflow only if you are a tenant administrator configuring an identity store for your tenant.

Create a tenant

Creates a tenant. You must select the vCloud Automation Center host added with the system administrator credentials.

Delete an identity store from a tenant

Deletes an identity store from a tenant of a vCloud Automation Center host. You can run this workflow only if you are a system administrator configuring a tenant.

Delete an identity store from a vCAC host

Deletes an identity store from a tenant that is configured as a vCloud Automation Center host. You can run this workflow only if you are a tenant administrator configuring identity stores for your tenant.

Delete a tenant

Deletes a tenant.

Remove administrators

Removes one or more tenant administrators and infrastructure administrators from a tenant.

Update an identity store for a tenant

Updates an existing identity store for a tenant of a vCloud Automation Center host. You can run this workflow only if you are a system administrator configuring a tenant.

Update an identity store for a vCAC host

Updates an identity store for a tenant that is configured as a vCloud Automation Center host. You can run this workflow only if you are a tenant administrator configuring identity stores for your tenant.

Update a tenant

Updates the name, description, and contact email address of an existing tenant.