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Orf Gelbrich
Cisco Employee
Cisco Employee
Task NameMy Application
Description
  1. Provide drop down for catalog item to select different applications to be installed
Prerequisites
  1. Tested on 4.1.0.3B
CategoryWorkflow
ComponentsvSphere 5.x
User Inputs
  1. Select application
Output

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.

Catalog Ordering (User)

==================

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Select VDC

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Select the application

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Catalog Creation (Admin)

===================

Create catalog item with prepared image (template)

Screen Shot 2014-06-04 at 11.06.18 AM.png

Select Post Provisioning Workflow

Screen Shot 2014-06-04 at 11.06.27 AM.png

VM context is set in two places (Workflow Global and VIX task):

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Preparation of Image

================

1) Have vmware tools installed

2) Copy the RedHat iso to the /opt directory

     i.e

          rhel-server-6.2-x86_64-dvd.iso

3) Add this to the /etc/yum.conf file

[rhel-cd]

name=Red Hat Enterprise Linux $releasever - $basearch - CD

baseurl=file:///mnt/disk/Server/

enabled=1

gpgcheck=0

4) Create this file /usr/local/etc/MyApplication

#!/bin/bash

#

# Orf Gelbrich

# 6-2-2014

#

# Install My application

#

date >> /tmp/myapplication.log

echo "==============================" >> /tmp/myapplication.log

if [ "$1" = "mount" ] ; then

  echo $1 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  mkdir -p /mnt/disk

  cd /opt

  mount -o loop /opt/rhel-server-6.2-x86_64-dvd.iso /mnt/disk

fi

if [ "$1" = "umount" ] ; then

  echo $1 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  umount /mnt/disk

fi

if [ "$1" = "install" -a "$2" = "httpd" ] ; then

  echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  yes | yum install $2

  service iptables save >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  service iptables stop >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  chkconfig iptables off >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  chkconfig httpd on >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  echo "MyApplication..." >> /var/www/error/noindex.html

  echo `hostname` >> /var/www/error/noindex.html

  echo "..." >> /var/www/error/noindex.html

  date >> /var/www/error/noindex.html

fi

if [ "$1" = "httpd" -a "$2" = "start" ] ; then

  echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  service $1 start

fi

if [ "$1" = "httpd" -a "$2" = "stop" ] ; then

  echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  service $1 stop

fi

if [ "$1" = "install" -a "$2" = "ftpd" ] ; then

  echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  echo server >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  yes | yum install vsftpd.x86_64

  service iptables save >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  service iptables stop >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  chkconfig iptables off >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  chkconfig vsftpd on >> /tmp/myapplication.log

fi

if [ "$1" = "ftpd" -a "$2" = "start" ] ; then

  echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  service vsftpd start

fi

if [ "$1" = "ftpd" -a "$2" = "stop" ] ; then

  echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  service vsftpd stop

fi

if [ "$1" = "install" -a "$2" = "ftp" ] ; then

  echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  echo client  >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  yes | yum install ftp.x86_64

fi

if [ "$1" = "install" -a "$2" = "telnet" ] ; then

  echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  echo client  >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  yes | yum install telnet.x86_64

fi

if [ "$1" = "install" -a "$2" = "samba" ] ; then

  echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  yes | yum install samba*

fi

if [ "$1" = "samba" -a "$2" = "start" ] ; then

  echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  service smb start

fi

if [ "$1" = "samba" -a "$2" = "stop" ] ; then

  echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  service smb stop

fi

if [ "$1" = "install" -a "$2" = "tftp" ] ; then

        echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

        echo client  >> /tmp/myapplication.log

        yes | yum install tftp.x86_64

fi

if [ "$1" = "install" -a "$2" = "tftpd" ] ; then

        echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

        yes | yum install tftp-server.x86_64

fi

if [ "$1" = "tftpd" -a "$2" = "start" ] ; then

        echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

        /sbin/chkconfig --level 345 xinetd on

        /sbin/chkconfig --level 345 tftp on

fi

if [ "$1" = "tftpd" -a "$2" = "stop" ] ; then

        echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

        /sbin/chkconfig --level 345 tftp off

fi

if [ "$1" = "install" -a "$2" = "postgresql" ] ; then

  echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  yes | yum install postgresql*

fi

if [ "$1" = "postgresql" -a "$2" = "start" ] ; then

  echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  /sbin/chkconfig --level 345 postgresql on

  service postgresql initdb

  service postgresql start

fi

if [ "$1" = "postgresql" -a "$2" = "stop" ] ; then

  echo $1 $2 >> /tmp/myapplication.log

  /sbin/chkconfig --level 345 postgresql off

  service postgresql stop

fi

Testing

======

Order a web server and http to the IP of the newly created server

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Custom "My Application" Button for user

=============================

Create new Action/add to existing action

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Item to add/extend

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Action needs to be added to the VDC!

User perspective - new button

Screen Shot 2014-06-04 at 11.28.25 AM.png

Trouble Shooting

=============

tail -f /tmp/myapplication.log

mount

Wed Jun  4 08:47:01 PDT 2014

==============================

mount

Wed Jun  4 08:47:17 PDT 2014

==============================

install httpd

Wed Jun  4 08:47:29 PDT 2014

==============================

httpd start

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