vRO workflow: Remove virtual machine snapshots older than X days/hours.

Introduction If you are familiar with the vRealize Orchestrator and vCenter plugin, you may know that a build-in workflow called: Remove old snapshots (Library->vCenter->Virtual Machine management->Snapshot) can be used to find and remove old snapshots. So, why do I need a new workflow? Because it is the first part of my plan to create vRealize … Continue reading vRO workflow: Remove virtual machine snapshots older than X days/hours.

vRA 8.4.x – How to attach disconnected persistent volume to virtual machine using API

Last time, someone asked me: what if I add a persistent disk to the virtual machine and remove it from deployment in the vRealize Automation portal. How can I attach it again? I was a little confused because I didn't know that it could be a problem. So, I checked it on my lab, and … Continue reading vRA 8.4.x – How to attach disconnected persistent volume to virtual machine using API

vRO workflow: sleep or pause and wait? What’s the difference, and when to use these options?

Introduction Sometimes we need to stop processing our workflows and wait for example to check a process in a guest every few seconds. But vRealize Orchestrator gives us two options. We can use Sleep task or use Waiting timer/Wait until the date that will suspend workflow and schedule resume when you want. But what are … Continue reading vRO workflow: sleep or pause and wait? What’s the difference, and when to use these options?