The type of vCenter Server license you apply in the Orchestrator configuration interface determines whether you get read-only or full access to the Orchestrator server capabilities.

Table 1. Orchestrator Server Modes

vCenter Server License Edition

vRealize Orchestrator Mode

Description

Standard

Server

You are granted full read and write privileges to all Orchestrator elements. You can run and edit workflows.

Foundation

Player

You are granted read privileges on all Orchestrator elements. You can run workflows but you cannot edit them.

Essentials

Player

You are granted read privileges on all Orchestrator elements. You can run workflows but you cannot edit them.

Evaluation

Server

You are granted full read and write privileges to all Orchestrator elements. You can run and edit workflows.

Note:

All predefined workflows are locked as read-only by design. To edit a standard workflow, you must duplicate the workflow and make changes to the duplicated workflow.