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]

Generating a secure random password with vRealize Orchestrator (vRO/vCO)

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It's a fairly common requirement when creating a new user to assign a randomly generated password, so during a recent engagement I wrote a little password generator to do that. I wanted to be able to chose whether special characters were used, and … [Continue reading]

vRealize Operations (vCO) Multi-node Plug-in use case: Remote Site Selection and Execution

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One of the use cases I've been working on with a customer is based on the vRO/vCO multi-node plug-in and involves the master vRO/vCO node calling proxy workflows based on a parameter - in this case the target site. As you can see from this very … [Continue reading]

Configuring and Using vRealize Orchestrator (vCO/vRO) Multi-node plugin

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To quote the release notes for the latest version of vCO/vRO Multi-node Plugin: The VMware vCenter Orchestrator Multi-Node Plug-In allows organizations to manage environments with multiple vCenter Orchestrator server instances. As organizations … [Continue reading]