VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook, Second Edition

VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook, Second Edition

by Daniel Langenhan

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Overview

Over 90 recipes to satisfy all your automation needs and leverage vRealize Orchestrator 7.1 for your projects

About This Book
  • Unleash the power of VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7 and automate your VMware infrastructure
  • Customize and tune your orchestrator by programming and working with plugins
  • Work through enticing recipes that can be implemented in your organization
  • Explore the new and upcoming plugins of Puppet, Docker, Chef, and VMware Replication for VMware vRealize Orchestrator
Who This Book Is For

This book is for system administrators who are into VMware administration and are looking to automate their infrastructure. Basic knowledge about programming is needed. No previous knowledge of Orchestrator is required.

This book will also be good for you if you have just a basic knowledge with vRealize Orchestrator, as you can pick up any recipe and implement it for your enterprise.

What You Will Learn
  • Install, configure, and optimize Orchestrator installations (Windows, Appliance, and vRA integrated)
  • Explore all the visual programming elements without needing additional infrastructure
  • Work with plugins such as SSH, mail, SQL, PowerShell, AD, SOAP, SNMP, AMQP, and REST
  • Discover how to create VMware automation
  • Get to know about user management, import/export, and synchronization as well as the packaging application
  • Understand policies, resources, and web views
  • Troubleshoot vRO Appliance
In Detail

VMware vRealize Orchestrator is a powerful automation tool designed for system administrators and IT operations staff who are planning to streamline their tasks and are waiting to integrate the functions with third-party operations software. This book is an update to VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook and is blend of numerous recipes on vRealize Orchestrator 7.

This book starts with installing and configuring vRealize Orchestrator. We will demonstrate how to upgrade from previous versions to vRealize Orchestrator 7. You will be taught all about orchestrator plugins and how to use and develop various plugins that have been enhanced in Orchestrator 7. Throughout this book, you will explore the new features of Orchestrator 7, such as the introduction of the control center, along with its uses.

You will also come to understand visual programming, how to integrate base plugins into workflows, and how to automate VMware. You will also get to know how to troubleshoot vRealize Orchestrator.

By the end of this book, you will be able to get the most out of your Orchestrator installation, and will be able to develop complex workflows and create your own highly integrated automations of vRealize environments.

Style and approach

This practical guide provides exciting and practical recipes on VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7 for those who are waiting to automate their infrastructure.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786462787
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 10/28/2016
Pages: 556
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author

Daniel Langenhan is a Virtualisation expert with formidable skills in Architecture, Design and Implementation for large multi-tier systems. His experience and knowledge of process management, enterprise-level storage, Linux and Windows operation systems has made him and his business a highly sought after international consultancy in the Asia-Pacific and European regions for multinational clientele in the areas of Finance, Communication, Education and Government. Daniel has been working with VMware products since 2002 and is directly associated with VMWare since 2008. His proven track record of successful integrations of Virtualisation into different business areas while minimizing cost and maximizing reliability and effectiveness of the solution for his clients.

Currently, Daniel is operating in the Europe and Asia-Pacific region with his company vLeet GmbH and Melbourne Business Boosters Pty Ltd.

Daniel's expertise and practical approach to VMWare has resulted in the publication of the following books:

• Instant VMware vCloud Starter, Packt Publishing

• VMware View Security Essentials, Packt Publishing

• VMware vCloud Director Cookbook, Packt Publishing

• VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook, Packt Publishing

• VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials, Packt Publishing

He has also lent his expertise to many other publishing projects as a Technical Editor.

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