A module describes a set of plug-in objects to make available to Orchestrator.

The module contains information about how data from the plugged-in technology maps to Java classes, versioning, how to deploy the module, and how the plug-in appears in the Orchestrator inventory.

The <module> element is optional. The <module> element has the following attributes:

Attributes

Value

Description

name

String

Defines the type of all the <finder> elements in the plug-in. Mandatory attribute.

version

Number

The plug-in version number, for use when reloading packages in a new version of the plug-in. Mandatory attribute.

build-number

Number

The plug-in build number, for use when reloading packages in a new version of the plug-in. Mandatory attribute.

image

Image file

The icon to display in the Orchestrator Inventory. Mandatory attribute.

display-name

String

The name that appears in the Orchestrator Inventory. Optional attribute.

interface-mapping-allowed

true or false

VMware strongly discourages interface mapping. Optional attribute.

Table 1. Element Hierarchy

Parent Element

Child Elements

None

  • <description>

  • <installation>

  • <configuration>

  • <finder-datasources>

  • <inventory>

  • <finders>

  • <scripting-objects>

  • <enumerations>