You can use policies to monitor the activity of the vRealize Orchestrator system for specific events.


  1. Log in to the vRealize Orchestrator Client.
  2. Navigate to Library > Policies.
  3. Select New Policy.
    You have created a blank policy.
  4. Enter a policy name and version number.
  5. Select the Variables tab.
  6. To create a local variable, click New.
    1. Enter the variable name.
    2. Select the variable type.
      Note: To create an array of policy variables, select the Array check box.
    3. Enter the variable value.
      Note: To import the value of a configuration element variable, you can use Bind to configuration.
    4. Click Save.
  7. On the Definition tab, add policy elements and set event handlers.
    For more information on policy elements, see Policy Elements in the vRealize Orchestrator Client.
  8. Click Save.
    You have configured the policy.

What to do next

To start a policy, select the policy and click Run. Enter the policy run name and, if prompted, the required input parameters.

To view the policy status, navigate to Activity > Policy Runs.