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Task NameMount and Unmount disk on Windows VM Custom Task
DescriptionCustom task has 2 Tasks one for disk mounting and one for disk unmounting. The task is used to mount/unmount the drive from a windows VM.
  1. VM must have latest VMware tools installed and running.
  2. VM must have a powershell agent installed.
  3. VM must have attached online drives.
Compatible UCS Director VersionsUCSD 4.1.X.X
ComponentsvSphere 5.x

Instructions for 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 .WFDX file.
  3. Log in to UCS Director as a user that has "system-admin" privileges.
  4. Navigate to "Policies-->Orchestration-->Custom Workflow Tasks" and click on "Import".
  5. Click "Browse" and navigate to the location on your computer where the .WFDX file resides. Choose the .WFDX file and click "Open".
  6. Click "Upload" and then "OK" once the file upload is completed. Then click "Next".
  7. Click "Submit".
  8. A new Task should appear in "Policies-->Orchestration-->Custom Workflow Tasks" that contains the imported Custom Task.
  9. Create a basic workflow. For more information, see the Creating a Workflow section in the Cisco UCS Director Orchestration Guide, Release 4.1.
  10. Add the imported workflow task to the workflow. For more information see the Adding Tasks to a Workflow section in the Cisco UCS Director Orchestration Guide, Release 4.1.
  11. Click Submit.
  12. Double Click the workflow, the workflow designer opens.
  13. In the workflow designer window, click the Execute Now button.
  14. A service request is created for the workflow.
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