vRO Workflow for Export and Import vRA Property Groups, Property Definitions and Subscriptions

The article describes how you can export and import the vRA Property Groups, Property Definition and Subscription.

Desclaimer: The usage of the vRO package is by your own risk and not supported.

Prerequesites

  • Installed and configured vRA
  • Installed and configured vRO
  • Installed and configured vRA Plug-in for vRO
  • The Export and Import vRO package

 

Import Workflow package

How to import a vRO package can be found here Import a vRO package

Configuration for the first usage

After the package is imported you should configure the configuration element for the first usage of the export workflow

StepScreenshot
Navígate to the Configurations icon
Browse to PSO/SMTP/SMTP Configuration

Click Edit icon

Enter the necessary Values

Click Save and close

Under the configurations navigate to

PSO/vRA/vRA General Configuration

Click edit icon

Click to not set and select the vRA Cafe Host

Click Save and close

 

Run the Export Workflow

StepScreenshot
Navígate to the Workflows icon
Browse to PSO/Export / Import vRA Workflows

Select the Workflow „Export vRA Property Groups – Property Definitions – Subscriptions“

Click on Start icon

Select what you want to export

Enter a filename without extension

Enter a email address

(You can add more then one e-mail address with comma seperated).

Click Submit

The Workflow starts and you will get few minutes later an e-mail with the Exported values as attached file

 

After you have export the vRA components, you can import this with the Import Worflow to another vRA instance

 

Run the Import Workflow

StepScreenshot
Navígate to the Workflows icon
Browse to PSO/Export / Import vRA Workflows

Select the Workflow „Import vRA Property Groups – Property Definitions – Subscriptions“

Click on Start icon

Select what you want to export

If you select then you have to provide the correct file for

each import

Click Submit

The Workflow starts and you should see a similar log as shown on the right 

 

Package Download: Export / Import Property Groups, Property Definitions and Subscriptions

 

If you find any problems or you have any suggestions then leave a comment.

Thank you !

 

 

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