You can create a custom workflow from a REST operation.

About this task

You can integrate custom-generated workflows into high-level workflows. For more information about workflow development, see the vRealize OrchestratorDeveloper's Guide.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that you are logged in to the Orchestrator client as an administrator.

  • Verify that you have a connection to a REST host from the Inventory view.

Procedure

  1. Click the Workflows view in the Orchestrator client.
  2. In the workflows hierarchical list, expand Library > HTTP-REST and navigate to the Generate a new workflow from a REST operation workflow.
  3. Right-click the Generate a new workflow from a REST operation workflow and select Start workflow.
  4. Select the REST operation from the list of available operations.

    If the operation takes input and XSD schemas are added to its host, you can specify the request input type.

  5. In the Name text box, type the name of the workflow to generate.
  6. Select the workflow folder in which to generate the new workflow.

    You can select any existing folder from the workflow library.

  7. Click Submit to run the workflow.