Virtual Server Management module setup validation workflows

You can use the workflows contained in the Setup Validation folder as templates for creating new workflows and methods to test the success of newly created workflows. This section describes the following Virtual Server Management module setup validation workflows:

Test Create VM from a Template workflow

Use this workflow as a template to create a VM from a template and to test the success of creating a VM from a template. While there are no inputs in the Start activity, you must provide the input XML in the Create Virtual Server concept Assign activity.

Test Create VM from a Template 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

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Test Create VM workflow

Use this workflow as a template to create a VM and as a method to test the success of creating a VM. While there are no inputs in the Start activity, you must provide the input XML in the Create VM concept Assign activity.

Test Create VM from a Template 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

file maintenance success status

Indicates whether the file maintenance process finished successfully
Valid values: success, failure

file maintenance status message

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

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Test Delete VM workflow

Use this workflow as a template to delete a VM and as a method to test the success of deleting a VM, if the VM is in a powered-off state. While there are no inputs in the Start activity, you must provide the input XML in the Assign input parameters Assign activity.

Note

This workflow does not support VMware.

Test Delete 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

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Test Get MAC Address for VM workflow

Use this workflow as a template to retrieve a VM's MAC address and as a method to test the success of retrieving a VM's MAC address. While there are no inputs in the Start activity, you must provide the input XML in the Assign input parameters Assign activity.

Note

This workflow does not support VMware.

Test 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

Provides the MAC address

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Test Get VM Power Status workflow

Use this workflow as a template to retrieve the power status of a VM and as a method to test the success of retrieving the power status of a VM. While there are no inputs in the Start activity, you must provide the input XML in the Assign input parameters Assign activity.

Note

This workflow does not support VMware.

Test 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

powerStatus

Provides the power state of the VM

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Test Get Virtual Machines by Server Name workflow

Use this workflow as a template to retrieve VMs by using the server name and as a method to test the success of retrieving VMs by using the server name. While there are no inputs in the Start activity, you must provide the input XML in the Assign input parameters Assign activity.

Note

This workflow does not support VMware.

Test 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

Returns the list of VMs for the specified server

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Test Get Virtual Server Property Value workflow

Use this workflow as a template to retrieve a property value for the virtual server and as a method to test the success of retrieving a property value for the virtual server. While there are no inputs in the Start activity, you must provide the input XML in the Assign input parameters Assign activity.

Note

This workflow does not support VMware.

Test 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 the property value

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Test Start VM workflow

Use this workflow as a template to start the VM and as a method to test the success of starting the VM. While there are no inputs in the Start activity, you must provide the input XML in the Assign input parameters Assign activity.

Test Start 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

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Test Stop VM workflow

Use this workflow as a template to stop the VM and as a method to test the success of stopping the VM. While there are no inputs in the Start activity, you must provide the input XML in the Assign input parameters Assign activity.

Test Stop 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

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Test Update VM Expiry Date workflow

Use this workflow as a template to update the expiration date of the VM and as a method to test the success of updating the expiration date of a VM. While there are no inputs in the Start activity, you must provide the input XML in the Assign input parameters Assign activity.

Note

This workflow does not support VMware.

Test Update VM Expiry Date 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

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Test Update VM Property workflow

Use this workflow as a template to update a VM property and as a method to test the success of updating a VM property. While there are no inputs in the Start activity, you must provide the input XML in the Assign input parameters Assign activity.

Note

Only BMC BladeLogic supports this setup validation workflow.

Test Update VM Property 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

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