Virtual Server Management module search workflows

Workflows contained in the Searches folder provide a selection of prebuilt search workflows relevant to managing tasks. This section describes the following Virtual Server Management module search workflows:

Get MAC Address for VM workflow

This workflow retrieves the MAC address of a VM.

Get MAC Address for VM workflow inputs

Input

Description

Required

configuration name

Specifies a configuration group defined in the module configuration
Valid value: BladeLogic

Yes

vm name

Specifies the name of the virtual server

Yes

timeout

Specifies the timeout in milliseconds for BMC BladeLogic connection details

No

user role

Specifies the user role for BMC BladeLogic connection details

No

Get MAC Address for VM workflow outputs

Output

Description

success status

Indicates whether the workflow finished successfully Valid values: success, failure

status message

Provides a workflow-specific explanation for the value of success status

macAddress

Returned MAC address for the VM

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Get System Details workflow

This workflow retrieves system details of a VM.

Get System Details workflow inputs

Input

Description

Required

configuration name

Specifies a configuration group defined in the module configuration
Valid value: BladeLogic

Yes

vm name

Specifies the name of the virtual server

Yes

timeout

Specifies the timeout in milliseconds for BMC BladeLogic connection details

No

user role

Specifies the user role for BMC BladeLogic connection details

No

Get System Details workflow outputs

Output

Description

success status

Indicates whether the workflow finished successfully
Valid values: success, failure

status message

Provides a workflow-specific explanation for the value of success status

cpu speed

Provides the CPU speed in MHz

memory size

Provides the memory size in MB

number of cpus

Provides the number of CPUs

os type

Provides the operating system type of the VM

total disk space

Provides the total disk space of the VM

disk used

Provides the total disk space used

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Get VM Configuration Details workflow

This workflow retrieves configuration details of a VM. This workflow supports dynamic targeting. See About dynamic target support for details about dynamic targeting.

Get VM Configuration Details workflow inputs

Input

Description

Required

configuration name

Specifies a configuration group defined in the module configuration
Valid value: VMware

Yes

vm name

Specifies the name of the virtual server

Yes

virtual center

Specifies the name of the virtual center server on which the VM is hosted

No

soap url

Specifies the URL for the remote soap service running on the VMware virtual center

No

username

Specifies the user name that will be used for HTTP basic authentication on the VMware virtual center

No

password

Specifies the password corresponding to the specified user name

No

transport

Specifies the transport protocol for the message

No

Get VM Configuration Details workflow outputs

Output

Description

success status

Indicates whether the workflow finished successfully
Valid values: success, failure

status message

Provides a workflow-specific explanation for the value of success status

adapter response

Contains an XML file that provides the response from the adapter

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Get VM Power Status workflow

This workflow retrieves the power status of a VM. This workflow supports dynamic targeting. See About dynamic target support for details about dynamic targeting.

Get VM Power Status workflow inputs

Input

Description

Required

configuration name

Specifies a configuration group defined in the module configuration
Valid values: BladeLogic, VMware

Yes

vm name

Specifies the name of the virtual server

Yes

timeout

Specifies the timeout in milliseconds for BMC BladeLogic connection details

Note

This parameter is used only by BMC BladeLogic.

No

user role

Specifies the user role for BMC BladeLogic connection details

Note

This parameter is used only by BMC BladeLogic.

No

soap url

Specifies the URL for the remote soap service running on the VMware virtual center

No

username

Specifies the user name that will be used for HTTP basic authentication on the VMware virtual center

No

password

Specifies the password corresponding to the specified user name

No

transport

Specifies the transport protocol for the message

No

Get VM Power Status workflow outputs

Output

Description

success status

Indicates whether the workflow finished successfully
Valid values: success, failure

status message

Provides a workflow-specific explanation for the value of success status

power status

Provides the power state of the VM

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Get Virtual Machines by Server Name workflow

This workflow retrieves all VMs that reside on a specified server.

Get Virtual Machines by Server Name workflow inputs

Input

Description

Required

configuration name

Specifies a configuration group defined in the module configuration
Valid value: BladeLogic

Yes

virtual center

Specifies the name of the virtual center

Yes

timeout

Specifies the timeout in milliseconds for BMC BladeLogic connection details

No

user role

Specifies the user role for BMC BladeLogic connection details

No

Get Virtual Machines by Server Name workflow outputs

Output

Description

success status

Indicates whether the workflow finished successfully
Valid values: success, failure

status message

Provides a workflow-specific explanation for the value of success status

vm list

Provides a list of VMs

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Get Virtual Server Property Value workflow

This workflow retrieves a property value for a virtual server.

Get Virtual Server Property Value workflow inputs

Input

Description

Required

configuration name

Specifies a configuration group defined in the module configuration
Valid value: BladeLogic

Yes

server name

Specifies the name of the virtual server

Yes

property name

Specifies the name of the property whose value is to be extracted

Yes

timeout

Timeout in milliseconds for BMC BladeLogic connection details

No

user role

Specifies the user role for BMC BladeLogic connection details

No

Get Virtual Server Property Value workflow outputs

Output

Description

success status

Indicates whether the workflow finished successfully
Valid values: success, failure

status message

Provides a workflow-specific explanation for the value of success status

property value

Returns property value

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