You can set up the SSH plug-in to ensure encrypted connections.


  1. Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Client.
  2. Navigate to Library > Workflows and enter the ssh and configuration tags in the workflow search box.
  3. Locate the Add SSH host workflow and click Run.
  4. On the General Information tab, in the Host name text box, enter the name of the host that you want to access with SSH through vRealize Orchestrator.
  5. Enter the target port. The default SSH port is 22.
    The host is added to the list of SSH connections.
  6. (Optional) Configure an entry path on the server.
    1. Click New root folder.
    2. Enter the new path and click Insert value.
  7. On the Authentication tab, enter the user name for a user who has the necessary permissions to run SSH commands.
  8. Select the authentication type.
    Option Action
    Yes To use password authentication, enter a password.
    No To use key authentication, enter the path to the private key and the private key passphrase.
  9. Click Run.


The SSH host is available in the Inventory view of the vRealize Orchestrator Client.