Microsoft System Center 2012 Integration Pack for VMware vSphere

by Jason Conger [Published on 31 Oct. 2011 / Last Updated on 31 Oct. 2011]

Microsoft has released an integration pack for VMware vSphere for System Center 2012 Orchestrator. This add-on allows you to automate actions in VMware vSphere via a common platform. The Integration Pack includes the following activities: Add Network Adapter Add VM Disk Clone Linux VM Clone Windows VM Create VM Customize VM Delete VM Get Cluster Properties Get Datastore Capacity Get Hosts Get Resource Pool Runtime Info Get Resource Pools Get VM List Get VM Properties Get VM Status Migrate VM Move VM Reconfigure VM Reset VM Revert VM Snapshot Set Guest Info Variables Set VM CD/DVD to ISO Image Set VM Networks Start VM Stop VM Suspend VM Take VM Snapshot Maintenance Mode Get Host Properties Get Host Datastores This integration pack includes the following features: The Get Hosts activity now returns, in the published data, the state of the Host in the cluster, such as running or maintenance mode. The Clone VM activity now does not show the datastore or hosts in object's subscription list which aren't available. Previously all datastores / hosts were returned, now only the available ones are returned. New timeout field added to the options menu for all VMware vSphere activities. If no value is given, this will default to 100 seconds. Support added for ESX 4.1 and as a result adding support for Windows 7 Guest Operating Systems as well as other operating systems, as below: The 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 7 The 64-bit edition of Windows Server 2008 R2 The 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows Continue at source to download... Technorati : Microsoft, Sys

Microsoft has released an integration pack for VMware vSphere for System Center 2012 Orchestrator. This add-on allows you to automate actions in VMware vSphere via a common platform. The Integration Pack includes the following activities:

  • Add Network Adapter
  • Add VM Disk
  • Clone Linux VM
  • Clone Windows VM
  • Create VM
  • Customize VM
  • Delete VM
  • Get Cluster Properties
  • Get Datastore Capacity
  • Get Hosts
  • Get Resource Pool Runtime Info
  • Get Resource Pools
  • Get VM List
  • Get VM Properties
  • Get VM Status
  • Migrate VM
  • Move VM
  • Reconfigure VM
  • Reset VM
  • Revert VM Snapshot
  • Set Guest Info Variables
  • Set VM CD/DVD to ISO Image
  • Set VM Networks
  • Start VM
  • Stop VM
  • Suspend VM
  • Take VM Snapshot
  • Maintenance Mode
  • Get Host Properties
  • Get Host Datastores

This integration pack includes the following features:

  • The Get Hosts activity now returns, in the published data, the state of the Host in the cluster, such as running or maintenance mode.
  • The Clone VM activity now does not show the datastore or hosts in object's subscription list which aren't available. Previously all datastores / hosts were returned, now only the available ones are returned.
  • New timeout field added to the options menu for all VMware vSphere activities. If no value is given, this will default to 100 seconds.
  • Support added for ESX 4.1 and as a result adding support for Windows 7 Guest Operating Systems as well as other operating systems, as below:
    • The 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 7
    • The 64-bit edition of Windows Server 2008 R2
    • The 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows

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