To use the vRealize Orchestrator plug-in for the vSphere Web Client, you must register vRealize Orchestrator as an extension of vCenter Server.
After you register your vRealize Orchestrator server with vCenter Single Sign-On and configure it to work with vCenter Server, you must register vRealize Orchestrator as an extension of vCenter Server.
- Verify that SSH access is enabled for the vRealize Orchestrator Appliance. See Enable or Disable SSH Access to the vRealize Orchestrator Appliance.
- You must register vRealize Orchestrator with vSphere authentication to the same Platform Services Controller that your managed vCenter Server authenticates with.
- Copy the vco-plugin.zip to the vRealize Orchestrator Appliance:
- Download the vco-plugin.zip file from the VMware Technology Network.
- Open an SSH client.
Note: For Linux or MacOS environments, you can use the Terminal command-line interface. For Windows environments, you can use the PuTTY client.
- To copy the vco-plugin.zip file, run the secure copy command.
For Linux/MacOS: scp ~/<zip_download_dir>/vco-plugin.zip root@<orchestrator_FQDN_or_IP>:/data/vco/usr/lib/vco/downloads/vco-plugin.zip
For Windows: pscp C:\<zip_download_dir>\vco-plugin.zip root@<orchestrator_FQDN_or_IP>:/data/vco/usr/lib/vco/downloads/vco-plugin.zip
- Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Client.
- Navigate to .
- Search for the Register vCenter Orchestrator as a vCenter Server extension workflow, and click Run.
- Select the vCenter Server instance to register vRealize Orchestrator with.
- Enter https://your_orchestrator_FQDN or the service URL of the load balancer that redirects the requests to the vRealize Orchestrator server nodes.
- Click Run.