The vCloud Suite API plug-in discovers vCloud Suite API services dynamically by querying a vCloud Suite API provider metadata service. vCloud Suite API providers which are not exposing metadata service are not supported.

About this task

You must import a vCloud Suite API metamodel and add endpoints afterwards.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Orchestrator client as an administrator.
  2. Click the Workflows view in the Orchestrator client.
  3. In the workflows hierarchical list, expand Library > VAPI and navigate to the Import vAPI metamodel workflow.
  4. Right-click the Import vAPI metamodel workflow and select Start workflow.
  5. In the vAPI endpoint URL text box, type the URL of your vCloud Suite API endpoint.
  6. Choose whether to use a secure protocol connection:

    Option

    Description

    No

    Import the vCloud Suite API metamodel, without using a secure protocol connection.

    Yes

    To import the vCloud Suite API metamodel with secure protocol connection:

    1. Choose whether to ignore certificate warnings and accept the vCloud Suite endpoint automatically.

    2. Provide the user credentials to authenticate with the vCloud Suite endpoint.

  7. Click Submit to run the workflow.

What to do next

Add a vCloud Suite API Endpoint