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Orf Gelbrich
Cisco Employee
Cisco Employee
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Task to get the nth iteration counter (Loop)

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Task to get the nth iteration counter (Loop)

  1. Use the newly imported custom task "Iterator Task" within workflow and position anywhere between start loop and end loop. No need to provide any inputs for the same.
  2. Next use the O/P of the added "Iterator Task" as a macro to any Task Input. e.g.:    user-${custom_IteratorTask_164.counter}
Prerequisites
  1. Tested on 5.0  Built 50121
CategoryWorkflow
ComponentsvSphere 5.x
User Inputsnothing
Outputcounter

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 .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 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

In my case it looks like this

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