cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
cancel
872
Views
0
Helpful
0
Comments
Orf Gelbrich
Cisco Employee
Cisco Employee
Task NameContainer cloning
Description
Prerequisites
  1. Tested on 5.3
CategoryWorkflow
ComponentsvSphere 5.x
User Inputs

Instructions for Regular Workflow Use:

  1. Download the attached .ZIP file below to your computer. *Remember the location of the saved file on your computer.
  2. Unzip the file on your computer. Should end up with a .WFD file.
  3. Log in to UCS Director as a user that has "system-admin" privileges.
  4. Navigate to "Policies-->Orchestration" and click on "Import".
  5. Click "Browse" and navigate to the location on your computer where the .WFD file resides. Choose the .WFD file and click "Open".
  6. Click "Upload" and then "OK" once the file upload is completed. Then click "Next".
  7. Click the "Select" button next to "Import Workflows". Click the "Check All" button to check all checkboxes and then the "Select" button.
  8. Click "Submit".
  9. A new folder should appear in "Policies-->Orchestration" that contains the imported workflow. You will now need to update the included tasks with information about the specific environment.

Credits go to Wei Zixi

The workflow after import:

Screen Shot 2015-05-13 at 10.57.28 AM.png

The workflow inputs:

Screen Shot 2015-05-13 at 10.57.54 AM.png

Workflow Execution:

Screen Shot 2015-05-13 at 11.06.06 AM.png

Simple workflow to call custom task:

Screen Shot 2015-05-13 at 11.06.33 AM.png

Custom Task Java Script:

mportPackage(java.io);

importPackage(java.lang);

importPackage(java.util);

importPackage(org.json);

importPackage(org.apache.commons.httpclient);

importPackage(org.apache.commons.httpclient.methods);

importPackage(com.cloupia.model.cIM);

importPackage(com.cloupia.service.cIM.inframgr);

importPackage(com.cloupia.lib.util);

// Handle Task Input, the API key is now manually obtained from GUI

// var APIkey = "6D9933046E054EE5816102343B8BLAEE";

// Handle User Input

var orgContainer = input.orgContainer;

var dstContainer = input.dstContainer;

var APIkey = input.APIkey;

logger.addInfo('Original Container ID is: '+orgContainer);

logger.addInfo('Destination Container is: '+dstContainer);

// Craft API Request to retrieve Container Name

var RCNURL = '/app/api/rest?formatType=json&opName=fenced:userAPIGetServiceContainerDetails&opData={param0:'+orgContainer+'}';

var APIcall = encodeURI(RCNURL);

logger.addInfo('Request URL is: '+APIcall);

// Retrieve Container Name via API

var httpClient = new HttpClient();

httpClient.getHostConfiguration().setHost("127.0.0.1", 80, "http");

var httpMethod = new PostMethod(APIcall);

httpMethod.addRequestHeader("X-Cloupia-Request-Key", APIkey);

httpClient.executeMethod(httpMethod);

var statuscode = httpMethod.getStatusCode();

if (statuscode != 200)

    logger.addError("Request failed. HTTP response code: "+statuscode);

    logger.addError("Response = "+httpMethod.getResponseBodyAsString());

    httpMethod.releaseConnection();

        // Set this task as failed.

    ctxt.setFailed("Request failed.");

} else {

  logger.addInfo("Request was Succcessful.");

    logger.addInfo("Response = "+httpMethod.getResponseBodyAsString());

    var SCname = new InputStreamReader(httpMethod.getResponseBodyAsStream());

    SCname = JSON.getJsonElement(SCname, null);

    SCname = JSON.getJsonElement(SCname, 'serviceResult');

    SCname = JSON.getJsonElement(SCname, 'rows');

    SCname = SCname.get(0);

    SCname = JSON.getJsonElement(SCname,"Overview_containerName");

    SCname = String(SCname); 

    SCname = SCname.replace(/"/g, "");

    logger.addInfo('Original Service Container name is: '+SCname);

    }

httpMethod.releaseConnection();

// Craft API Request to clone Container

var URL =  '/app/api/rest?formatType=json&opName=fenced:userAPICloneServiceContainer&opData={param0:"'+SCname+'",param1:"'+dstContainer+'"}';

logger.addInfo('Request URL is: '+URL);

var CreateAPIcall = encodeURI(URL);

// Clone Service Container via API

var httpClient = new HttpClient();

httpClient.getHostConfiguration().setHost("10.11.11.11", 80, "http");

var httpMethod = new PostMethod(CreateAPIcall);

httpMethod.addRequestHeader("X-Cloupia-Request-Key", APIkey);

httpClient.executeMethod(httpMethod);

var statuscode = httpMethod.getStatusCode();

var childSrId = httpMethod.getResponseBodyAsString();

if (statuscode != 200)

    logger.addError("Request failed. HTTP response code: "+statuscode);

    logger.addError("Response = "+httpMethod.getResponseBodyAsString());

    httpMethod.releaseConnection();

        // Set this task as failed.

    ctxt.setFailed("Request failed.");

} else {

    logger.addInfo("Request was Succcessful.");

    logger.addInfo("Response = "+httpMethod.getResponseBodyAsString());

}

httpMethod.releaseConnection();

childSrId = JSON.getJsonElement(childSrId, 'serviceResult');

childSrId = parseInt(childSrId);

logger.addInfo('childSrId is: '+childSrId);

var status = ctxt.waitForCompletion(childSrId, 1800000);

    //provide waiting time

if (status == 0){

    logger.addInfo("Child SR ID  ="+ childSrId+ " completed successfully.");

} else {

    logger.addError("Child SR ID  ="+ childSrId+ " failed");

    }

Getting Started

Find answers to your questions by entering keywords or phrases in the Search bar above. New here? Use these resources to familiarize yourself with the community:

Quick Links