vRealize Orchestrator (vRO/vCO) and vCloud Director – fixing bugs in "Add a vDC"

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When you are using a VMware orchestration platform with an official VMware plugin to manage a VMware product, you don't really expect to have to fix the out-of-the-box workflows. However, during some testing of some workflows with a client the other … [Continue reading]

Performance tweak – increasing Max Heap Size for the vRealize Orchestrator (vRO/vCO) Client

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I'm developing some very large, very complicated workflows for vRealize Orchestrator (vRO/vCO), and as it's a Java based application it will probably come as no surprise to many that the performance of the client drops off sharply as the client's RAM … [Continue reading]

3DES Password Based Encryption with vRealize Orchestrator (vRO/vCO)

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A requirement that often arises in large, complex orchestration projects is the need to encrypt and decrypt information. One such requirement recently specified triple DES password based encryption as the standard, which led me through a lot of … [Continue reading]